Profile: Eric Michaels
Eric Michaels has embraced the fabulous journey of being an artist both figuratively and literally. He has traveled the world painting across four continents and is equally fluent in watercolor, oil and pastel. He has not limited his subjects to the landscapes he visits, but has also mastered the genre of historic painting. Michaels is a signature member of the Oil Painters of America, the National Watercolor Society, and the Pastel Society of America. Michaels grew up in Illinois and received a B.F.A. in art. He shared with us his personal journey.
A Bend in the Road, Sussex 15 x 22" Watercolor
Become an Artist's Road Member Today!
Click here to become a Member and enjoy access to all the in-depth painting and travel articles, videos and tutorials. Guaranteed!
Already a Member?
Log in here. To renew your membership, log in and follow the links.
Search the Site
Not ready to become a Member yet? Subscribe to our free email postcards, "Perspectives". Enter your email address here.
New Member Content
The Artist's Road Store
Filled with inspirational examples by the masters of nightime painting, this little book is sure to fire up your creative energies. Never tried painting at night? We show you how it's done with a step-by-step-oil demo and a tale of night painting in the wilds of Rocky Mountain National Park. The Primer on Night Painting - Nocturnes is a 7 x 7" PDF download with 40 pages of text and images. It includes a gallery of paintings by masters of the nocturne, information to inspire and encourage you in your plein air nocturne painting, an illustrated step-by-step demo and tips for working in pastel and oil. Also available in a softcover edition. Check out the tools and other products that we use in our own art and travels in The Artist's Road Store. We only offer things for sale that we enthusiastically believe in.