Office Self-Portrait

March 27, 2017 athena 0

Jason and I have been looking at houses for about a month now. We’ve made offers on two, but so far no dice. It’s a tough real estate market here […]

Custom Bound Comics

March 23, 2017 athena 0

Hello, friends! Some of you may remember that like myself, my husband, Jason, is also obsessed with book design. I’ve shared his work on this website before (see: Homegrown Hardcovers […]

Texts with Goldfeather

March 13, 2017 athena 0

Happy Monday! Here is an “inside joke” type comic for which I make no apologies, because it made me laugh like a goofy Middle Schooler when it happened. There really […]

Four Eyes

March 8, 2017 athena 0

Here’s another new pattern! Ever so many pairs of glasses. Do you wear glasses? Do you own at least three pairs of glasses? We might be friends. I’m pretty sure […]

PanaderĂ­a

March 6, 2017 athena 0

There’s a really great mercado in our neighborhood, with a mouth-watering counter of hot food, and a big bakery section. I stopped by last weekend right as a giant tray […]

Most Days

March 3, 2017 athena 0

Maybe this comic is super dark, maybe it’s how half of the world feels most days. Maybe both! Who can say for sure. Whether or not apocalypse is on the […]

Floral and Stitched

March 1, 2017 athena 0

This pattern is inspired by the kind of embroidered hippie blouses I remember thinking were very cool for awhile as a kid (here’s one on etsy). I’d still probably like […]

Lime Greenery

February 27, 2017 athena 0

Pantone’s 2017 color of the year is Greenery. I think that’s reason enough to make a lush, green repeating pattern of ripe limes. I am very pleased with this pattern. […]

Extreme and Doomed Commitments

February 20, 2017 athena 0

I think about Joan Didion’s Slouching Towards Bethlehem often these days. There are so many lines in that book that have stuck in my head since I first read it […]

The Haunting of Hill House

February 17, 2017 athena 0

Last weekend I sketched a pretty girl in my notebook. Then I scanned it and colored and it, and then somehow…it became a book cover. Funny how that happens. Using […]