Events and Classes


New Gallery/Studio location: Inspirations, LLC, 5450B Shirley Street, Naples, FL  34109, Hours: Fridays 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

Classes 2018

Batik:

June Fridays starting June 1,  2-4:30, 4 sessions (limited to 4 students) at 5450B Shirley Street. Design and dye 3 silk scarves. All supplies included. $225

Batik Workshop Aug. 1 and 2, 9-4, design and dye 2 silk scarves, all supplies included $150.

Contact Leigh for private lessons. Classes at the studio at Inspirations, 5450B Shirley Street, Naples, Florida.

 

Wine & Sole (Shoe Painting)

Friday June 29, 2-4:30 or August 17, 1:30 to 4:00

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.

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