Art Classes

Michaela & Leigh Art, LLC

Classes – August/September 2017

6240 Shirley Street #103, Naples


Call Michaela 239-272-6383

Call Leigh 603-686-2187

Wine & Sole (Shoe Painting) - Leigh Reservations Call Leigh 603-686-2187 or leighherndon@comcast.net

Wednesday, August 17, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6 at 5:00 pm to 7:30, 1 session, $40

Saturday, November 18 at 1:00 to 3:30, 1 session $40

Mother and Daughter shoe painting, Saturday August 19,  1:00 - 3:30, 1 session, $40

Watercolor – Michaela  Reservations call Michaela 239-272-6383 or michaela.castaldi@icloud.com

Mondays or Tuedays, 4 sessions, mornings or afternoons,$160.

Batik – Leigh Reservations Call Leigh 603-686-2187 or leighherndon@comcast.net

The first night batik class starts Tuesday August 22, 6:00 - 8:30, 4 sessions  $225

and Fridays in November and December (4 sessions) at 1pm

(Leigh is also teaching batik at the Naples Art Center Mondays and Tuesdays, sessions starting Oct. 10, Jan. 8, and Feb. 26. Sign up at NAA)

Watercolor:  Michaela. Techniques - Wet on Dry - Wet on Wet. Brushwork Skills covered. All materials supplied. Your own pictures or photos can be used. We also supply limited pictures and photos

Batik: Leigh. Traditional Batik class enhanced with Japanese tools and processes. Design and dye 3 silk scarves in 4 sessions. Finished dyed silk will be hand-washable and dry-cleanable. No experience necessary.  All supplies, use of tools, and 3 silk scarves included. 

Wine & Sole (Shoe Painting): Leigh. Design your shoes, bag, T-shirt or scarf. Participants will paint item(s) that you provide. This project will be completed in one class session. Finished clothing pieces are machine washable and permanent. No experience necessary.  Supplies and tools provided. Students bring items to be painted.


Naples Art District

EVENTS 2017 - 2018        
​Look for the Magenta and White Flag

1st Wednesday “ART ALIVE” 5 to 8 PM

  • October 4, 2017
  • ​​November 1, 2017
  • December 6, 2017
  • January 3, 2018
  • February 7, 2018
  • March 7, 2018
  • April 4, 2018

3rd Saturday " ART ALIVE"  1 to 4pm

  • November 18, 2017
  • January 20, 2018
  • February 17, 2018
  • March 17, 2018

Naples Art District Map

Michaela & Leigh Art location: #15 on the NAD map

Naples Daily News: About the Naples Art District

View Leigh's paintings on the TV series Criminal Minds October 4, 2017.

Six of Leigh's paintings will be displayed in the police station and several homes in this "Naples" version. More paintings can be viewed at www.leighherndon.com


2017-2018 Outdoor Art Shows for Michaela and Leigh 

Art in the Park,
First Saturday of Month starting in November
10am to 4pm

(location: Cambier Park behind the von Leibig Art Center)

Artcrafters 2017-2018 
Second Saturday of Month starting in October
10am to 4pm

(location: Cambier Park behind the von Liebig Art Center)

Additional Outdoor Art Festivals

For Leigh Herndon

Left Bank Artfest

This juried art and craft outdoor art show, held at the beautiful Esplanade at

740 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, FL,

Sponsored by MIFA, the Left Bank ArtFest brings an outstanding variety of artists and craftsmen from all over Florida and out of state to show and sell original art.

Hours: Sunday 10-4   Dates:  2018, January 14, February 11, and March 11