For over 30 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 better viewing, click on the individual small samples at the right to see an enlarged version.
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, colors, and style - whether traditional or contemporary - to fit the parameters of your project.Thank you.
Incorporating hand lettering with type on invitations continues the trend into 2013. It's also evident that letterpress doesn't let up in its popularity. Adding a signature calligraphed element to personalize communications, whether flourishes for a elegant touch to envelopes, or the design of a custom monogram, map or quotation, will result in that ahaa response from your recipient.
Call me to discuss your project - my experience and vision will translate to extraordinary!
Dena Bellows: 847.687.8571