21 Day #SlateDrawingChallenge!

Here at the Slate HQ, we believe that Creativity is a muscle that needs to be exercised daily. And so, to live up to our mantra, we planned last year to embed a 21-Day Drawing Challenge in the Slate 2015 Planner! The 21-Day Drawing Challenge is found on the August dashboard of your Slate Planner, … Continue reading

Thank You!

As fireworks go off in clusters in the sky, signaling the arrival of the new year, I stare at the last stack of Slate Planners scheduled to be shipped off someplace other than here. It’s been five years. Five publications –six, if you count that one that had a limited edition cover in 2013– have … Continue reading

Turning Five

Hello, If you have stumbled upon this space randomly, know that your curiosity is welcomed with open arms, and all you need to know is that here in our humble space in the interwebs, we are all for living creatively – whatever that means to you. I write this on our birthday month. Planet Slate … Continue reading

Slateplanner.com 2012 in Review!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 75,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that … Continue reading

February Sloot Winner!

HELLO HELLO! Happy Friday, happy Sloot Winner announcement! 😀 Here are the placers for February’s Continue This Doodle Design Challenge: THIRD PLACE goes to PAOLO GANGOSO! A bittersweet poison we ingest – two parts curiosity, three parts regret. SECOND PLACE goes to ANDIE CARMA! Overthinking Kills FIRST PLACE goes to MARIANE GO! NegaMonsters The things … Continue reading

2012 First Quarter Design Challenge

The first quarter of 2012 is about to end and we’re closing it with the biggest design challenge yet! Prizes for this Sloot giveaway will be bigger and we’re awarding more than one winner! Yeah! We’ll let you know more about the awesome prizes in the following weeks. For now, kindly read the mechanics: 1.    … Continue reading

A SLOOT Addiction

February cannot end without another Sloot Design Challenge! Get a chance to win a Sloot when you continue the illustration below: basically, it’s a kid on a scale and something is weighing him down. Your goal is to be that kid and illustrate what are the things or what specific thing weighs you down and … Continue reading

January Design Challenge Winner!

Hello everyone! This is long overdue so let me get to announcing the placers and the very first Sloot winner for 2012! Huzzah!                                                                 … Continue reading

February : Attack the Addiction

Addict you say? Perhaps in less-updated times, an image of an emaciated gaunt-faced person with untidy scruff and murky eyes come into the picture. However, in these modern times, we Filipinos already use the term loosely, as in “adik ka talaga”, which means that times may have changed. Merriam Webster said it best when it defined being addicted as to … Continue reading

Slate Reel: Restless

Restless (2011) is lovely to watch on a weekend or a weeknight after a stressful day, as it serves as an attractive alternative to your usual rom-coms. It’s surprisingly light and has that good-natured vibe that bewilderingly straddles reality and dream state that are inherent of several Van Sant films. Although not one of his best … Continue reading