Mary Todd Beam
Beyond Technique – The Contemporary Mode
Become a more contemporary painter in Mary’s class by learning to use the tools of modern design. Since art is a means of
communicating, you will be using these new forms of expression; the strata, grid, circles and more. These and others become your new vocabulary in expressing yourself more fluently. Each day begins with a demo by Mary exploring color, line and texture. Through Mary’s everyday teaching you will become more knowledgeable about the metaphors and meaning embedded in your work. The goal is always to allow yourself to be the unique and special artist that you are and with the use of visual aids and charts Mary will inspire and direct you onto the path of becoming the visual poet.
Mary Todd Beam, A.W.S., D.F., N.W.S., Ohio, and two-time winner of the A.W.S. Gold Medal of Honor Award (1995, 2002). She is the author of The Creative Edgepublished February 2009 and Celebrate Your Creative Self and has a video, An Acrylic Journey, From Trash to Treasures. Her work was most recently featured in the 2007 Jan./Feb. issue of Artist’s Magazine and the 2006 Winter issue of American Artists.