Nathan Hawkes Masterclass

Next date: Saturday, 26 June 2021 | 10:30 AM to 03:00 PM

Join artist Nathan Hawkes at MAC for a weekend of exploring the lakes edge in pastels.

A Lake Macquarie Dobell Festival event

This two-day course will be a deep dive into the particularities of drawing with chalk pastels on paper. Participants will work with Nathan to experiment with ways of interpreting and rendering the environment of the lakes edge. You will investigate the inherent qualities of the medium and how they can be engaged along with formal and compositional aspects to create unique works of visual complexity.

2 day workshop: Saturday and Sunday 10.30am - 3pm (4 x hours each day with a lunch break)

BYO lunch or purchase from café

10 person capacity

Materials supplied

Suitable for ages 16 plus

$95 for whole weekend.

For the safety and well-being of all participants, safe-distancing and social gathering measures will be practiced and contact details for traceability will be kept. All attendees will be reminded to follow health advice and safe physical distancing by keeping 1.5m apart, maintaining personal hygiene by regularly washing hands, and not attending if they feel unwell. Council reserves the right to cancel the event if deemed in violation with safe COVID practices.


  • Saturday, 26 June 2021 | 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM


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