Erin Reas Creates

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Blog for graphic designer + photographer, Erin Reas. Based in Austin, TX, Erin shares stories from photoshoots, case studies on design projects, and tips and tricks for either profession!

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Danielle | Women Warrior Series | Athena

Athena is the goddess of wisdom, warfare, and strategy. The story of Athena starts with her birth where she sprung from Zeus's head. Literally came from his head all grown up and with her armor on. She's a protector, but if you rub her the wrong way, then she's going to be angry. In the Odyssey by Homer, Odysseus is wondering across the seas by Athena because he destroyed one her temples during the Trojan war. Even though she is the reason why he wasn't able to return home immediately, she did help him out on his journey.

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Cathy | Women Warrior Series | Mexican, Colombian, and Thai Warrior

Being inspired by the Aztec empire that ruled over Mexico, Cathy’s outfit uses skull imagery and dark tones to appear menacing. The Aztec army was one of the most ruthless armies in the Mesoamerica world. In order to rise in rank, an Aztec warrior had to take an enemy captive. To bring in some of Cathy’s Thai roots, Courtney included colorful purple and red tassels into Cathy’s headpiece.

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