March 27, 2015 athena 0

It’s likely that everyone else got over these books three years ago, but man: I still love Lisbeth Salander.  When I think about Stieg Larsson’s untimely demise, and the fact that he […]

Homemade Envelopes

March 25, 2015 athena 0

A few months ago I got it in my head that it would be fun to make my own stationary.  My sister makes gorgeous collaged postcards, and I wanted to try […]

Homegrown Hardcovers

March 23, 2015 athena 0

My boyfriend, Jason, and I go to a lot of garage sales.  During the summer of 2011, we went to an especially cool one hosted by a local comics professor.  […]

Second Act Superstar

March 20, 2015 athena 0

I designed a t-shirt for my mom’s upcoming Carleton College reunion.  The class of 1980 is going with the theme “second acts” for this reunion, so I ran with that.  Jason suggested […]


March 17, 2015 athena 0

I’ve been making a lot of patterns lately.  It was only recently that I figured out the “real” way to make patterns in Photoshop.  I had a more old school […]

The Dogs

March 17, 2015 athena 0

My parents’ dogs both died this summer, within days of each other.  They were basically the family mascots, and the center of much discussion.  I keep trying to draw them, […]


March 17, 2015 athena 0

Hello.  My name is Athena.  Maybe some of you were readers of my old webcomic, Action Athena.  If not, you’re welcome to read a few old strips here, or order […]