• Welcome to Terminal Illusions

    This blog was set up by Ciaran Coghlan, an Irish visual artist, to discuss contemporary world art, counter-cultures and to document his own work as a visual artist in County Cork. Feel free to comment, discuss and debate at your own leisure.

    "There is no surer method of evading the world than by following Art, and no surer method of linking oneself to it than by Art." ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

sanctum sanctorum

 Got some ideas on the go – maybe I’ll try mess around with more mixed media pieces. Advertisements

Some stencil work…

I’ve started making many stencils and doing some studies… Here’s my dog, Gonzo. More to follow.

Thank you everyone!

102 followers!! I know its a minor number, but for someone who rarely posts content, I am really grateful to have over 100 followers of this blog and over 3,500 views. So to everybody who follows, have recently followed and who have like my facebook page and have shown an interest in what I do … Continue reading

The wavering shadows lay

I’ve been doing a few more small paintings on paper. I might do a few more before moving on to larger ones again. I need to paint more often. Not painting has become a bad habit! Also thanks to everyone for following this blog and liking my posts – you’re all awesome!

Untitled

oil and acrylic on paper 8 x 10 inches  

By emptiness abducted

  By emptiness abducted, oil and acrylic on canvas, 2013

Left us space here

  Another day another empty scene… Another Cork City street (Winthrop Street if you’re interested).

Still Day Beneath the Sun

Still Day Beneath the Sun, oil and acrylic on canvas, 2013 This is another image from Cork City – somewhere around Dunbar Street. Its about 10 x 10 inches, I think. I’ve yet to measure it properly.

Where light is scarce and faded

  In a passageway where light is scarce and faded, oil and acrylic on canvas, 2013

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