Fine Arts

Mandalas | Linda Biggers, instructor
Monday, August 21
11:30AM-1:30PM
Art Studio #2
Cost: $25 or 1 gift card
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The class will begin with a demonstration of how to make a mandala grid using a compass and ruler. Students will then fill in the grid to create a mandala pattern using the demonstrated method. When the students are happy with their mandala design, they will trace the mandala using and ink pen, erase the guidelines and add color using ink pens, colored pencils and watercolor.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don’t forget to enter the code at checkout!


Caribbean Sunset Ellen Lauziere, instructor
Sunday, August 27
2:00-4:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door

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Unleash your inner artist and take a guided art class at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts! Come enjoy a Sunday afternoon of painting and fun as you create an acrylic painting of the Caribbean sunset in a beautiful setting. You will receive step by step instructions and can customize the painting to make it your own! 

 *Members receive a 20% discount. Don’t forget to enter the code at checkout!


Country Barn Ellen Lauziere, instructor
Tuesday, August 29
10:00-11:00AM

Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door

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Unleash your inner artist and take a guided art class at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts! Come enjoy a morning of painting and fun as you create an acrylic painting of a country barn in a beautiful setting. You will receive step by step instructions and can customize the painting to make it your own! 

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don’t forget to enter the code at checkout!


Creative Connection Workshop | Melanie Fay, instructor
Tuesday, September 12
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door
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Looking for a way to be creative and connect with yourself and others? The second Tuesday of each month, join Melanie as you explore with markers, paint, pencils and paper in a carefree and supportive environment. This workshop is intended to create a space for creative play, where your instinct to "mess around" with art is embraced and shared. It will conclude with a simple exercise to reflect on your art and an opportunity to share with others. This is a beginner's workshop and all are welcome.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Adirondack Splendor Ellen Lauziere, instructor
Wednesday, September 27
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $30 pre-registration | $40 at door

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The splendor of the Adirondacks comes to life in this beginner’s class. Ellen will show you how to capture the essence of this mountain scene using acrylic paint on canvas.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Creative Collage Portraits | Melanie Fay, instructor
Thursday, September 28
10:00AM-12:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door
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Come and explore the fun of shape and color as you make a portrait out of pieces of paper. Bring a photo of a person as reference, or maybe a picture of your pet! This beginner level class is open to all. Special accommodations available.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Collaborative Sculpture Workshop | Barney Bellinger, instructor  
Wednesdays: October 4, 11 & 18
6:00-8:30PM
Warehouse Studio
Cost: $150, pre-registration required
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We are grateful to Adirondack artist and designer Barney Bellinger for donating his time and talent to teach this three-part workshop to a select group of students. They will learn to work together as a group using deconstructed materials (supplied by Barney) to create one unique sculpture. The piece will be showcased on the grounds of the Nigra Arts Center for all to enjoy. This workshop is open to four students only and pre-registration is required. NOTE:  Students must wear protective footwear (e.g. work boot or hiking shoe).


A Walk Among Trees Ellen Lauziere, instructor
Wednesday, October 25
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $30 pre-registration | $40 at door

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Imagine you are taking a walk in the great outdoors, surrounded by the spectacular colors of nature. Ellen will walk you through every brush stroke as you paint the scene with acrylic paint on canvas. This is a beginner's class.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Sensational Sculpture Workshop | Barney Bellinger, instructor   
Wednesdays: November 1, 8, 15
6:00-8:30PM
Warehouse Studio
Cost: $375, pre-registration required
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This is an incredible opportunity to learn from legendary artist and designer Barney Bellinger as you create your very own unique sculpture to bring home! Barney is generously donating his time and talent to teach this three-part workshop to a select group of students. Each student will select deconstructed materials (provided by Barney) and make a personalized work of art. This workshop is open to four students only and pre-registration is required. NOTE:  Students must wear protective footwear (e.g. work boot or hiking shoe).


Creative Connection Workshop | Melanie Fay, instructor
Tuesday, November 14
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door
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Looking for a way to be creative and connect with yourself and others? The second Tuesday of each month, join Melanie as you explore with markers, paint, pencils and paper in a carefree and supportive environment. This workshop is intended to create a space for creative play, where your instinct to "mess around" with art is embraced and shared. It will conclude with a simple exercise to reflect on your art and an opportunity to share with others. This is a beginner's workshop and all are welcome.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Paradise Dream Ellen Lauziere, instructor
Wednesday, November 22
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $30 pre-registration | $40 at door

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You can make the dream of paradise come true (at least on canvas)! Join Ellen as she shows you how to use acrylics to create your own beach painting in this beginner's class.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Snowy Farm Scene Ellen Lauziere, instructor
Wednesday, December 20
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $30 pre-registration | $40 at door

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Capture the quiet serenity of winter is this beginner's class, where you will use acrylics on canvas to paint a lovely farm blanketed by snow.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Creative Connection Workshop | Melanie Fay, instructor
Tuesday, January 9
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door
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Looking for a way to be creative and connect with yourself and others? The second Tuesday of each month, join Melanie as you explore with markers, paint, pencils and paper in a carefree and supportive environment. This workshop is intended to create a space for creative play, where your instinct to "mess around" with art is embraced and shared. It will conclude with a simple exercise to reflect on your art and an opportunity to share with others. This is a beginner's workshop and all are welcome.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Creative Connection Workshop | Melanie Fay, instructor
Tuesday, February 13
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door
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Looking for a way to be creative and connect with yourself and others? The second Tuesday of each month, join Melanie as you explore with markers, paint, pencils and paper in a carefree and supportive environment. This workshop is intended to create a space for creative play, where your instinct to "mess around" with art is embraced and shared. It will conclude with a simple exercise to reflect on your art and an opportunity to share with others. This is a beginner's workshop and all are welcome.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Creative Connection Workshop | Melanie Fay, instructor
Tuesday, March 13
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door
Click here to register.

Looking for a way to be creative and connect with yourself and others? The second Tuesday of each month, join Melanie as you explore with markers, paint, pencils and paper in a carefree and supportive environment. This workshop is intended to create a space for creative play, where your instinct to "mess around" with art is embraced and shared. It will conclude with a simple exercise to reflect on your art and an opportunity to share with others. This is a beginner's workshop and all are welcome.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Creative Connection Workshop | Melanie Fay, instructor
Tuesday, April 10
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door
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Looking for a way to be creative and connect with yourself and others? The second Tuesday of each month, join Melanie as you explore with markers, paint, pencils and paper in a carefree and supportive environment. This workshop is intended to create a space for creative play, where your instinct to "mess around" with art is embraced and shared. It will conclude with a simple exercise to reflect on your art and an opportunity to share with others. This is a beginner's workshop and all are welcome.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Creative Connection Workshop | Melanie Fay, instructor
Tuesday, May 8
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door
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Looking for a way to be creative and connect with yourself and others? The second Tuesday of each month, join Melanie as you explore with markers, paint, pencils and paper in a carefree and supportive environment. This workshop is intended to create a space for creative play, where your instinct to "mess around" with art is embraced and shared. It will conclude with a simple exercise to reflect on your art and an opportunity to share with others. This is a beginner's workshop and all are welcome.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Creative Connection Workshop | Melanie Fay, instructor
Tuesday, June 12
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door
Click here to register.

Looking for a way to be creative and connect with yourself and others? The second Tuesday of each month, join Melanie as you explore with markers, paint, pencils and paper in a carefree and supportive environment. This workshop is intended to create a space for creative play, where your instinct to "mess around" with art is embraced and shared. It will conclude with a simple exercise to reflect on your art and an opportunity to share with others. This is a beginner's workshop and all are welcome.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!


Creative Connection Workshop | Melanie Fay, instructor
Tuesday, July 10
6:00-8:00PM
Art Studio #2
Cost*: $25 pre-registration | $35 at door
Click here to register.

Looking for a way to be creative and connect with yourself and others? The second Tuesday of each month, join Melanie as you explore with markers, paint, pencils and paper in a carefree and supportive environment. This workshop is intended to create a space for creative play, where your instinct to "mess around" with art is embraced and shared. It will conclude with a simple exercise to reflect on your art and an opportunity to share with others. This is a beginner's workshop and all are welcome.

*Members receive a 20% discount. Don't forget to enter the code at checkout!