Creating nice curves with InDesign

I am trying to create nice looking curves with InDesign, but I can’t get a good result using the Pen tool.

What I want is something like the curves in the following pictures on top and below the title text:

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Answer

I’d hazard a guess that in 99.5% of uses such as this those flourishes are not drawn or created.

Rather they are decorative glyphs found in any number of fonts.

Here’s one such font: http://www.myfonts.com/search/fleurons/fonts/

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Simply pick the glyph you want and set it like you would any type character.

If you really want to draw your own, it simply takes practice with the pen tool.

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