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CECIL HERRING
Deltona, Florida - United States


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Artist Statement

"Find your bliss, " the great Philosopher- Anthropologist Joseph Campbell advised. Campbell was right. Fortunately, I found my 'bliss' at an early age. I have loved every minute I have spent creating art works and to this day I still love my time spent painting and sculpting. Time stops and I don't age. I have worked in nearly every media, painting, sculpture, digital art, wearable art, music, writing. I try to keep the fresh edge and feelings of a beginner. My mentor/instructor Johann Eyfells of UCF said "Forget everything you know before you start to paint!...

Original Artworks (95)

Cecil Herring; Red Lilies, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 24 inches.
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2010
20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Big Red, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 40 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241   large oil painting gallery wrapped painting based on my theories of using color field minimal feedback mechanisms.  For example looking at this simple painting gives me great peace and puts me in a hypnotic state. ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2010
40 x 40 inches (101.6 x 101.6 cm)
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Cecil Herring; New Crane Family , 2013, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  I love watching these birds. My daughter Claudia lives by the Saint Johns River. I visit her frequently. I enjoy these big friendly birds and their latest chick! They are so cute. Mom and Dad take them everywhere and try to keep them safe and out of ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2013
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Cecil Herring; The Rockettes , 2013, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241   I saw the Rockettes Christmas Show several years ago. Theirs  is the best chorus line dancing today. Their costumes are the most opulent and the girls are the most beautiful! This is an original painting and very colorful and lively. ...
Cecil Herring
Original Acrylic Painting, 2013
24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Graceful Birds, 2013, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241   I am fond of these lovely graceful birds and I love how they parade around the river bank. They are like neighbors and look in our windows to see what we are eating! They seem to love us because they are so friendly. Sand Hill Cranes mate ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2013
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Sand Hill Cranes, 2013, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241   A Florida favorite bird. These friendly birds mate for life and have one baby per year! They are wonderful yard friends along the Florida rivers and lakes. These 3 took up residence in my daughter' s yard and my son in law made friends with them! ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2013
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Blossom Peacock, 2013, Original Painting Oil, 24.2 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241   original oil on linen of a brilliant hot pink hybrid amaryllis lily grown in the artist' s garden. Lots of thick oil paint impasto and texture! ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2013
24.2 x 24 inches (61.5 x 61.0 cm)
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Cecil Herring; LaMer the sea, 2013, Original Painting Oil, 36.2 x 48 inches. Artwork description: 241  Abstract seascape in lovely jewel tone blues and greens. Gallery wrapped on wonderful quality stretched linen canvas. The oil paints were slathered on with great impasto while  I listened to Debussy' s La Mer while I paint were ed this. The impasto reminds me of the ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2013
36.2 x 48 inches (91.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Early Spring, 2013, Original Painting Oil, 48.2 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  A delicate palette defines this new original oil on linen canvas by Cecil Herring.
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2013
48.2 x 36 inches (122.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Cecil Herring; The Prince Returns Really, 2013, Original Painting Oil, 48.2 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241      Cecil Herring signature brilliant color reinvents itself again! Reds, violets and midnight blues create a romantic mood in this new work. Cecil was inspired by a Facebook Prince, a friend who has appeared again! Briefly, Cecil has a muse, a prince. Alas the feelings soon disappeared due ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2013
48.2 x 36 inches (122.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Tower of Babel, 1983, Original Sculpture Bronze, 34.2 x 54 inches. Artwork description: 241     Welded  bronze sculpture 5 foot by 3 feet Welded. Outdoor sculpture. The green patina is from weathering. This sculpture took about 2 years.    ...
Cecil Herring
Original Bronze Sculpture, 1983
34.2 x 54 inches (86.9 x 137.2 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Einstein Theory, 2011, Original Painting Oil, 48.2 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241   Recent painting in oil on linen canvas 48 x 36 x 2.  abstract, this work evokes floating images in space. Thick oil strokes, textured, Exciting to look at.     ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2011
48.2 x 36 inches (122.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Red River to Nowhere, 2011, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241   Landscape in opposite colors - red instead of blue sky, red water, large 48 x 36 textured oil on linen canvas. Dramatic scene, big clouds. Scene of the St. John' s River near Lake Monroe in Sanford, FL.  One of the artist' s favorites! Gallery wrapped.  ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2011
48 x 36 inches (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Tababuia Tree, 2000, Original Painting Oil, 27 x 32 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is one of my favorite paintings. My son- in- law planted the 3 foot seeding on my front lawn years ago. It didn't grow but I kept tending it.  Finally I dug it up and found it was still in the plastic bag Mark brought ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2000
27 x 32 inches (68.6 x 81.3 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Emissions from the Happy ..., 2011, Original Painting Acrylic, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241  Abstract acrylic painting in brilliant pinks, oranges and blues. This is a happy painting! 30 x 40 gallery wrapped, ready to hang! New Lowered price!...
Cecil Herring
Original Acrylic Painting, 2011
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Cecil Herring; St Johns River Red, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 40 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  St. John' s River is ever changing. Late in the evening when shadows and reflections  cast vibrant colors on the water is a wonderful relaxing time to sit by the river and enjoy the poetry of birds - swooping across the sky and  colors of the water changing ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2010
40 x 30 inches (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
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Cecil Herring; French Farmhouse, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 26 x 32 inches. Artwork description: 241  Original oil knife painting of a French country house. Framed in soft gold leaf plein air style. Clear blues and yellows. I sat before this view in the south of France to paint it. Thick paint or as it is called impasto. Beautiful plein aire gold leaf ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2004
26 x 32 inches (66.0 x 81.3 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Panspermia 4, 2001, Original Digital Art, 18 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241  Panspermia by Cecil Herring, an original digital artwork as a recurring theme in several different works over several years. 2001. Panspermia is described as is the hypothesis that life exists throughout the Universe, and may be distributed to habitable bodies, in microbial form, by comets, meteoroids, asteroids ...
Cecil Herring
Original Digital Art, 2001
18 x 13 inches (45.7 x 33.0 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Encelades Moon of Saturn, 2008, Original Painting Other, 40 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241  Encelades is a small moon of Saturn, of special interest to NASA. In the Cassini Mission, exploratory parachutes were sent in by the European Space Union to land and report back if human life can be sustained there. The jury is still out. It is apparently an ...
Cecil Herring
Original Other Painting, 2008
40 x 40 inches (101.6 x 101.6 cm)
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Cecil Herring; Elysian Fields Orchid, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  This orchid was given to me by my daughter. I have many orchids but none so exquisite. Elysian Fields has many colors, mostly a lovely lavender with ruffled petals and a yellow throat. It lasts and lasts, maybe 4 weeks. I love painting it. I used French ...
Cecil Herring
Original Oil Painting, 2010
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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