Liven Up Your Creative Palette!

In this video, I explain three simple principles of color to liven up your creative palettes: color value, temperature and intensity. Use these tips to make your Spring-, Summer-, Fall- or Winter-themed art shine! For tons more color goodness, check out two of my favorite inspiration websites, and 


Supplies used in this video:  

  • Liquitex Professional acrylic paint
  • Windsor & Newton Galeria acrylic paint
  • Grumbacher Academy acrylic paint
  • Simply Simmons round paint brush, size 8
  • Canson 96 lb. bristol paper
  • Dick Blick disposable paper paint palette


Julie Marriott is a painter, pattern designer, wife and mom from San Diego, California.  She’s passionate about creating bold and joyful artwork for the color-loving soul. In between creating her colorful paintings, Julie loves to teach local acrylic painting workshops and share about her creative process through her podcast, Make Share Grow.


  1. Dawn Perkins

    Thank you I loved this!

  2. Clare Etheridge

    Great tutorial, I love to mix colours and following these guidelines will make it all the more fun!