Category Archives: Workshops

Design 02 Workshop

Blackbird Revolt will be hosting its second community workshop building off of Design 01. This workshop is meant for beginners and folks looking to strengthen their graphic design knowledge. This will dive heavily into the use of typography and color to communicate effective messages. Participants will leave the workshop with a new understanding of type […]

Design 01 Workshop

Are you interested in graphic design? Blackbird Revolt will host its first community workshop on some of the design basics for beginners. This workshop will go over design as a concept, the design elements, software, file types, plagiarism vs. inspiration, measurement tools, use of space, type basics, and color basics. Participants will leave understanding how […]

Workshop: Hue Design Summit

Branding the Movement Workshop

We’re excited to be joining a dope group of creators at this year’s HUE Design Summit. We will be hosting a workshop this year.

“Thus all Art is propaganda and ever must be[…]. I do not care a damn for any art that is not used for propaganda. But I do care when propaganda is confined to one side while the other is stripped and silent.” –W.E.B. DuBois

Making Mini Movements

This workshop was led by our Visionary Director, Jordon, at the UMD Commission on Equity, Race, and Ethnicity’s 2018 Summit: Creating Inclusive Communities. The abstract was as follows: This presentation will focus on making your circles more equitable through small changes. We all have varying levels of influence and we can use our positions to teach […]

(Un)taught: Learning to Design in a Socially Conscious Way

This workshop was led by our Creative Director, Terri, at the UMD Commission on Equity, Race, and Ethnicity’s 2018 Summit: Creating Inclusive Communities. The abstract was as follows: There are many opportunities inside (and out) of the classroom, that allow students the opportunity to use critical thinking to design creative solutions that make our world a […]

Using Design to Prototype Ways to Create an Inclusive & Supportive Workplace

This is a workshop we led at the UWS Student Affairs Spring Leadership Conference. The abstract was as follows: When folks feel an inability to identify as themselves at work, it negatively affects how they engage in the space as a teammate. You, as a leader, can directly affect positive change by initiating more inclusive behavior. […]