BIG BANG

This Big Bang Termesphere shows the beginning and end of the Universe.

Termesphere picked for Hawking’s book

Article Source: Rapid City Journal Spearfish artist Dick Termes has had one of his painted globes, called Termespheres, picked to illustrate the French edition reprinting of Steven Hawking’s best-seller, “A Brief History of Time.” Although Termes has work in the “Mathematiques et Arts” exhibit that has traveled Europe since 2005, publishers picked another piece for the famed scientist’s book. Maybe …

Stephen Hawking book cover

The Termesphere called THE BIG BANG will be usedin Stephen Hawking’s book coming out in French called Une belle histoire du temps which means A Brief History of Time. Termesphere called BIG BANG for Stephen Hawking book

Thinking in the Round on KELOLand

Full-Circle Success For Spearfish Artist You may have seen one hanging from the ceiling of various buildings throughout… [Read more]

Thinking in the Round Exhibit

The Dahl Art Center 50 Termespheres are hanging and rotating in the Stan Adelstein and Lynda Clark Gallery at the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City South Dakota. This is the largest exhibition I have ever put together. The space is wonderful for hanging Termespheres! The Hanging of a 50 Piece Show The opening for the show was March 20th …

Drawing the Whole Picture

One through Five Point Perspective Click here to buy DVD I recently developed a DVD on ONE THROUGH FIVE POINT PERSPECTIVE. This DVD shows me using grids to creating drawings of one through five point perspective. This system of using perspective grids is a wonderful new way to teach students. The DVD is in fast motion so you can go …

Should an Artist Re-work Old Paintings?

The question is; should an artist ever take older works and go back into them years later?   I guess my feeling is, sometimes it seems like a good idea.  Sometimes after an idea circles in your mind for a number of years you understand more the second time around.   I haven’t done this very often but I have done it …

Common Grounds Sphere

My latest Termesphere is called COMMON GROUNDS.   It is a 16 ” diameter sphere of our local coffee shop.   Markie and I go for coffee there most mornings.  I spend a lot of time watching people when we are there.  Commons Grounds is a place where everyone, young and old, interact with one another.  Different tables have different topics of conversations.  The weather …

Termes featured in Make Magazine

“In the Round” by Donna Tauscher was published in volume 17 of Makezine.  To quote the information about the ezine, “MAKE is a quarterly project-based magazine… MAKE brings the do-it-yourself mindset to all the technology in your life. MAKE is loaded with exciting projects that help you make the most of your technology at home and away from home. It …

Circular Logic

by David Eisenhauer Almost everything in Dick Termes’ world is round – the sun breaking through morning haze, the tennis ball he batted back and forth before breakfast, the four geodesic domes in which he lives and works. For more than 30 years, Termes has eschewed traditional flat canvases to create his art on polycarbonate globes he calls “Termespheres.” He …