For over 35 years, Dena Bellows has explored the 26 distinct letters of our alphabet.  Showcased throughout this site are a variety of samples, illustrating the use of different tools, materials and techniques. From designing custom invitations, maps, menus, books, greeting cards and custom quotations to addressing envelopes or placecards, Dena is the experienced artist behind this stunning and stylish work. For additional viewing, following me on Instagram at: dblettering.  

I am located in the NW Suburbs of Chicago, but as you will see, I do work for clients across the country. I have exhibited and taught nationwide, and accept both corporate and individual commissions. Please contact me to discuss your ideas; I can customize your vision, whether traditional or contemporary - to fit the parameters of your project.Thank you.

Save the Dates and Wedding projects are lining up in 2019. To discuss your project, expand your vision, take your event to that ahhhh, haaaa level, give me a call. I'll keep your budget in mind and at the same time, make original design, perhaps illustration and printing work together to create the wow.  Please email me at:, or call me to discuss your project.