4 June & 5 June

Create a Sun print – Cyanotype workshop with Dr Renata Buziak

Have you ever created a photograph without a camera?

In this 3 hour workshop you will make your very own print using a historical photographic process called the Cyanotype, and learn how to do it at home!


4 June - Gatton5 June - Laidley
  1. You will learn:
    • How to make cyanotypes
    • About the light sensitive solution
    • About supports & coating techniques
  2. You will create a print using:
    • Natural materials
    • Found objects
    • Sunlight


Cyanotype materials and some objects will be supplied, but feel free to bring your own small, 2D or 3D (slim or flat) item (such as pieces of lace, fabric, string, a plant cutting, jewellery) to use in your composition.

Reflections on Cyanotype workshop with Renata Buziak by Gabby Mactaggart.

About Renata: 

Dr Renata Buziak is a photomedia artist, researcher, and educator. Her photographic research is based in plant life, and she has a PhD from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.

 Renata’s art has been displayed in solo and group exhibitions, nationally and internationally. She has received several awards, and her work features on ABC TV Gardening Australia, in private and public collections and displays.

Currently, Renata’s work is also displayed at Binna Burra, where she is the first Artist-in-Residence.


The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Lockyer Valley Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

Image on this page:
  • Images of cyanotype prints on cotton created by previous workshop participants.
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