Tag Archives: decorative letters

Another Drop Cap and Calligraphy

This was for a birthday card so I’m not showing the calligraphy for reasons of privacy. After drawing this and inking it in my softcover Zeta sketchbook, I scanned it and took it into Pixelmator and added 3 borders in … Continue reading

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Calligraphy and Drop Caps

These three decorative letters or drop caps were inspired by more of my Dover clip art collections. I used a 1.75-inch square and then drew up the main elements and erased the square. I made a mistake in the calligraphy … Continue reading

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In the Land of the Big J

I have a number of Dover clip art books with decorative letters or initials. I’ve used bits of them for redwork embroidery for purses and quilts, and I use snippets of them for drawing. While browsing for inspiration to test … Continue reading

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