Tools of the trade
For this guide I used a simple "A"
Just by adding extra lines to top and bottom style has already changed
Shade it in and you have a different style
Add extra curves/twirls to make it even more stylish
A couple more lines and you have a different style
Add outline for a more personalized look, like initials
Here's a quick video of the process. You can do this with all the alphabet and numbers. Hope you can come up with your very own ideas 👍