Events and Classes


Gallery/Studio location: Inspirations, LLC, 5450B Shirley Street, Naples, FL  34109, Hours: weekdays 1:00 - 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

See below for Events:

Classes 2018

Batik Class 2018-1019

Nov. 2,6,9 (F,T,F)

Jan. 9, 16, 30 (Wednesdays)

Mar. 25, 26 pm 27 (M,T pm,W am)

Apr. 17, 18, 19 (W,Th,F am)

Traditional batik enhanced with Japanese tools and processes. Design and dye 3 or 4 silk scarves. Finished dyed silk will be washable.  No experience necessary. $150 plus a $50 materials fee which will cover all supplies including 3 silk scarves, dry cleaning, wax, dyes and use of tools.

Wine & Sole (Shoe Painting) 5-7:30

Dec. 12 (W)

Mar. 19 (T)

Design your shoes, bag, or T-shirt. Participants  paint items that they provide. All paint and tools provided and wine. Perfect for a wedding party event.  $30 + $10 materials fee

603-686-2187 or leighherndon@comcast.net


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 silk scarves in 4 sessions. Finished dyed silk will be hand-washable and dry-cleanable. No experience necessary. Class is limited to 4 participants.  All supplies, use of tools, and silk scarves included.

Wine & Sole (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. See below:

   

 

            

 


 

Rozome (Japanese batik)  

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 studio at Inspirations, 5450B Shirley Street, Naples

EVENTS 2019:

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary solo art show February and Mar

Edison's Jungle juried show, Edison Ford Estates, Ft. Myers, Feb. 15 through May 15

Left Bank art show at the Esplanade, Marco Island, Sunday February 10 10-4

Siesta Key art show, February 16, 17 10-5

Art in the Park, Cambier Park, Naples, March2, 10-4

Art show in Cambier Park, Naples, March 9, 10-4

Downtown Naples National art show on Fifth Ave. So., March 23, 24 10-4 

 

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