iam – Island Artists & Makers working together

A non-profit organisation of artists & makers inspired by Straddie. 

Arts trail, exhibitions, workshops and social events.


Contact me to get 20% off your car ferry

New Date: Thursday 18 August

Time: 10am-1pm


1/9 Ballow Road, 

Goompie (Dunwich) 

Monjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) 

Qld 4184

Cost: $138 including materials


Book this workshop

Have you ever created a photograph without a camera?

Under the guidance of Renata Buziak, a photo-media artist, get creative in this relaxed and friendly workshop where you will learn the historical photographic process called Cyanotype.

In this 3 hour workshop you will make your very own print using Cyanotype and gain the knowledge and skills to do it at home! This beginner friendly workshop is a great way to flex your creative muscles and create a gorgeous print on cotton and paper. 

Cyanotype materials and some feature 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) which can be used to customise your composition.


What’s Included:

  • Learn how to create your very own cyanotype using natural materials and found objects
  • 1 on 1 guidance from talented artist and workshop host for your design composition
  •  All materials and supplies provided
  • Theory and guidance using light sensitive solutions
  • Theory and knowledge about supports and coating techniques

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.

Reflections on Cyanotype workshop with Renata Buziak by Gabby Mactaggart.

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