Arts Alliance of Three Rivers

Serving the creative arts community of Three Rivers, California, near Sequoia National Park

Seedlings: Fine Art Workshops Series Three (2013)

Wonderful Watercolor Techniques:
When a Painting Paints Itself

April 27-28, 2013
Instructor: Kacey Fansett


Unlock the mysteries of creating while enjoying the perfect natural setting for a peaceful Plein Air watercolor session. The digital age will also lend a hand in transforming nature into art. From personal photos for reference, to creating prints of your finished work, this workshop will be a real eye opener. It is designed for the beginner to the skilled artisan, and will have you never looking at watercolor the same way again.

For a materials fee* the instructor will provide:

  • 40lb & 300lb watercolor paper
  • artist watercolor paint
  • disposable palette sheets for mixing
  • small palette for artist watercolor paint
  • elegant writer calligraphy pen (black)
  • extra brushes / water containers / water for painting

Required supply list to bring with you:

  • variety of at least (3) watercolor brushes (short handles)
  • paper towels / table salt / small spray bottle
  • gallon size ziploc bags
  • personal digital camera / or cell phone that takes digital photos
  • a comfortable folding chair, sun block, hat with a brim, water bottle for drinking
  • small TV table the correct height for your chair / or lap desk
  • personal photos sized to 8×10, printed on regular copier paper (not glossy). If you are not able size your digital photos yourself, please email 3- 5 photos to the instructor (by April 20) and she will prepare them for you. Email address is

About the Instructor:

Kacey Fansett is an award winning watercolorist. She has lived in Three Rivers for thirteen years, moving here with her husband Jim, when he became Three Rivers’ resident Deputy Sheriff. Her art career spans thirty years, starting in at art school and continuing today with her many classes and clients.

Kacey’s passion is watercolor, and she currently teaches weekly classes at Arts Visalia and the Three Rivers Art Center. She also holds special workshops for seniors and youth in our valley community. Her favorite part about teaching watercolor is watching the surprise on her students faces when they realize what they are able to create.


Download Registration Form
Call 559-561-4671 for more information.
Email Workshop Chair
$185 for Arts Alliance Members, $225 for non-members
Fee includes lunch each day, provided by St. Anthony Retreat
*Materials Fee is $10, to be paid to instructor on first day
Add $25 for registration after the earlybird deadline of April 12, 2013.
Refund, minus $25 administration fee, for cancellation made by April 12, 2013.

© Kacey Fansett

[all artwork on this page © Kacey Fansett]

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