Events and Classes


New Gallery/Studio location: Michaela & Leigh Art, LLC, 6240 Shirley Street, #103, Naples, FL  34109, Hours: M-F 10:00 - 4:00, 603-686-2187, leighherndon@comcast.net

 

Link to Naples Daily News one-minute time-lapse video of my dye painting rozome process:  http://nplsne.ws/2fzWhen

Upcoming Exhibitions 2017:

Oct. 4, Six of Leigh's rozome paintings have been chosen to appear in CBS hit "Criminal Minds," Naples" episode.

Nov. 2 - Dec. 9, Elegant Threads, Lighthouse Art Center, Tequesta, FL, reception Nov. 16 5:30 to 7:30, juried wearable art show.

Art Alive artwalks in the Naples Art District Wednesday evenings 5 to 8pm:

 

Feb. 7, 2018

Mar. 7, 2018

Apr. 4, 2018

Art Alive artwalks in the Naples Art District Saturday afternoons 11am to 4pm:

Feb. 17, 2018

Mar. 17, 2018

Classes:

Call or email for details.  See class schedule below.  Classes are highlighted in yellow:

Class descriptions:-Classes require advance registration and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Batik: Traditional Batik class enhanced with Japanese tools. Design and dye 3 silk scarves in 4 sessions. Finished dyed silk will be hand-washable and dry-cleanable. No experience necessary. Class is limited to 4 participants. Cost $225. All supplies, use of tools, and 3 silk scarves included.

Shoe Painting Party: Design your shoes, bag, T-shirt or scarf. Participants will paint item(s) that they provide. This project will be completed in one class session. Finished clothing pieces are machine washable and permanent. No experience necessary. Class limited to 8 students. Cost $40. Supplies and tools provided. Students bring items to be painted.

Japanese Rozome Painting Class -- Prerequisite Batik class 4-week session: You will create 2 or more small paintings using wax-resist and dyes, a process that allows for shading as the dyes are applied with brushes. These paintings have a unique appearance due to the wax resist, the special wax tools, and the process of dyeing. Limited class size. Reserve your place. Cost is $175 for 4 sessions and a $50 materials fee.

Gather your friends for a shoe painting party (or bag or shirt); possibly an evening with wine. Find a date with Leigh, or join us for one of the dates below.

Rozome painting is for students who have taken the batik class and a 4-session class can be arranged. 

   

 

Wine & Sole Parties 2017 (or create your own with friends. Also perfect for a wedding party event.)

            
 

December 6, 2017, 5-7:30

January 3, 2018, 5-7:30

January 20, 2018, 1-3:30

February 7, 2018, 5-7:30

March 7, 2018, 5-7:30

Batik Classes 2017

December Fridays starting Dec. 1,  1-3:30, 4 sessions (limited to 4 students) at 6240 Shirley Street, #103.

Contact Leigh for private lessons

2018

In January, February and March, classes will be held at the Naples Art Association (Von Liebig). Sign up there:

Session 3, Mondays starting January 8-February 10, 1-4

Session 4, Mondays starting February 26-March 24, 1-4


 

Rozome (Japanese batik)  

4-week session, Fridays in Feb. (2, 9, 16, & 23) 1:00 to 3:30 taught by Leigh Herndon

Japanese Rozome Painting Class -- Prerequisite Batik class 4-week session: You will create 2 or more small paintings using wax-resist and dyes, a process that allows for shading as the dyes are applied with brushes. These paintings have a unique appearance due to the wax resist, the special wax tools, and the process of dyeing. It is the process used by Japanese kimono artists. Limited class size. Reserve your place. Cost is $175 for 4 sessions with a materials fee of $50. To be held at 6240 Shirley Street, #103, Naples.

Donations:

American Business Women's Association, (ABWA) Neapolitan Chapter 2010 Annual Holiday Auction

Naples Daily News program "Newspapers in Education" raffle at Side Street Artists Jan. 22

(all receiving an original hand-dyed wax-resist, signed, one-of-a-kind silk scarf 68" x 8")

School of Law Annual Gala Silent Auction, Ave Maria, Nov. 19, 2011, Scholarship Fund

Ikebana silent auction luncheon March 2012 and 2013

Naples Equestrian Challenge, November 9

Hope for Haiti

Empty Bowls

New Horizons

United Cerebral Palsy

Collier County Childrens Resources

United Arts Council

Women's Club

United Arts Council