Graffiti Letter “D”


On this page, you will find:

  1. A growing collection of “D” graffiti letters in different styles to look through and get inspired from while drawing.
  2. A step-by-step tutorial on how to draw an “D” in graffiti.
  3. The key areas of the letter “D” and the concept of key areas

“D” Graffiti Letter Image Collection

Colored wildstyle D graffiti letter
Colored wildstyle Graffiti Letter 'D'

Wildstyle D Graffiti Letter Outlines
Wildstyle graffiti letter 'D' outlines

Arrow D Graffiti Letter
Arrow Graffiti Letter 'D'

D Graffiti Tag Letter
Graffiti Letter 'D' Tag

Green Colored Semi-Wildstyle D Graffiti Letter
Green Colored simple style D Graffiti Letter done with Procreate

How to Draw Graffiti Letter “D” Step-by-Step

In the following section, I will show you step by step how to design a semi-wildstyle graffiti letter “D” .

How to draw graffiti letter D Step 1 graphic

How to draw graffiti letter D Step 2 graphic
Step 2: Add blocks around the lines

How to draw graffiti letter D Step 3 graphic
Step 3: Style the blocks by adding serifs and enlarging elements of the letter

How to draw graffiti letter D Step 4 graphic
Step 4: add a gradient fill-in

How to draw graffiti letter D Step 5 graphic
Step 5: add 3D-blocks

How to draw graffiti letter D Step 6 graphic
Step 6: add the keyline and bubbles as background elements

How to draw graffiti letter D Step 7 graphic
Step 7: add highlights

Key Area of the letter D & the concept of "key areas"

Key areas of letter D

There are lines and and areas inside of a letter shape which are crucial for recognizing the letter. These areas are so called "key areas". They should never be covered by other elements, shapes, serifs or letters. Especially in advanced drawings, which are often very abstract, the letters will still remain recognizable, if you follow this rule. The key areas of the letter "D" are shown in the image to the left.

Source: Graffiti School: A Student Guide and Teacher Manual - by Christoph Ganter

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