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How to Use Lists in Art Journals

Lists are fun. In "To Do List," Lisa of Pretty Little Messes uses imagery, ephemera and journaling. It's a fun, refreshing and colorful way to incorporate a list in your art journal. It would motivate me to get into action.

{reprinted from 2009}

Lists are a great way to get thoughts out of your head, and there are fun ways to get those lists into your art journal. Let's get started with a list, of course. A quick interview with a bunch of artists about using lists

  1. From Listography, a list of lists to make, including bands you've seen live, the packing list for your next trip, a list of favorite smells.
  2. Flickr artist paulateachstm designed a journal page in her moleskine full of listy goodness
  3. In her art journal, Flickr artist crazyquilter listed things she'd like to sew
  4. Flickr artist purrplekatt creates a list of songs from her ipod
  5. From Litemind, a mind map of How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci

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Reader Comments (4)

I like the idea of using lists in a journal. I'm going to do this.

08.31.2009 | Unregistered CommenterShell

I just wanted to thank you for your beautiful journaling blog. I am so inspired when I read every day and I love your "list" entry. The colors are so wonderful here and my heart just smiles. Thank you for all your wonderful ideas!

09.1.2009 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle

I just found your site today--I love it and have added it to my Bloglines list!

02.17.2010 | Unregistered CommenterSandra L.

I love your journal pages! I'm totally consumed with art journaling and love looking at other's journals. Gives me some great ideas. Thanks!

03.25.2014 | Unregistered CommenterKristine

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