Birthday Cake

April 11, 2016 athena 0

Happy Monday! Here is another new pattern. This one is in honor of two birthdays: The Marjorie turned one year old a few weeks ago, and my own birthday is […]


April 6, 2016 athena 0

Here is another pattern from the weekend. I know there is nothing original about loving coffee, but I certainly do love it, and would drink it all day long if […]

Pretty Little KitchenAid

April 4, 2016 athena 0

Among other weekend activities (groceries, cooking, three loads of laundry, biking to a brewery, etc.), I also made some new patterns. This one is inspired by the beautiful KitchenAid mixer […]

Pink Patterns and Brown Butter

November 27, 2015 athena 0

Today is Black Friday and the only shopping I did was for groceries at Aldi, which was actually much emptier than usual. Thanksgiving was really nice around here. Jason and […]


April 13, 2015 athena 0

I’m working on a bigger illustration project right now.  Hopefully it will be ready to share soon, but in the meantime here’s a detail from it.  I wanted something in the background […]


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 […]