Encouragement, Inspiration, Direction, and Motivation from One Artist to Another

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My name is Liz DeMarco and I’m glad you’re here.  If you are an artist or creative person seeking some positive encouragement, you’ve come to the right place.

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Quality vs. Quantity

Do you live a life of quality or do you feel like your life is dictated by numbers and a production oriented mindset? In an age where social media, internet, and technology run the world, do you find it harder find something that feels real? Do you long for something more in life but settle for the reality in front of you? Check out this post and decide how you want to live.

Reality Check-Dealing With Those Times When You’re Just “Over It”

OK I think it's time to get real here. After reading some of my previous posts, you might assume that my life is pretty well in order, that I don't have any major struggles because I know how to avoid them with "3 ways to overcome struggles" or if I do have struggles...

The Waiting Game

If you're an artist it often seems like every night is game night-waiting game night. The difference between waiting game night and normal game night is that the waiting game isn't fun or enjoyable, it lasts too long, and it's hard to beat. Yes, we artists are no...

Inspiration For When Your Brain Is Creative But Your Body Is A Hot Mess

Have you ever felt like your inside doesn't match your outside?  Let me rephrase that, have you ever felt like an energizer bunny mentally but a complete train wreck physically?  I know I have. This situation occurs any time you have the will, passion, and desire to...

Blurred Lines-Setting Boundaries Between Work and Personal Life

We all know how completely consuming art can be. Creating a new project or work requires so much time and tends to take over your life.  However, artists aren't the only ones getting consumed by their work.  Let's face it, most people today are run by their jobs. The...

13 Reactions to the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why”

I have to say I don't watch a lot of TV shows. I have a few shows that I'm loyal to and that's pretty much all I have time for. When I heard all the buzz surrounding the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why I decided to check it out. I went through the 13 episodes...

How to Handle Rejection Without Feeling Like Your Life is Crumbling

The Rejection Scene We've all been there. You get your hopes up for something-a new role, job, or opportunity. You gear yourself up, go through the interview process, walk out feeling like you aced it and the job is sure to be yours. This is the opportunity of a...

Reality Check-3 Ways to Handle a Reality That Doesn’t Match Your Dreams

Have you ever dreamt about something for so long only to finally get it and realize that it wasn't what you thought it would be? It's pretty disheartening and yet it's a place that we can find ourselves anytime our reality isn't what we pictured.  So how do we handle...

Why Personal Time is the Most Valuable Use of Your Time

"My Dad told me 'invest in yourself.' Whatever that means to you, invest in yourself...  -Jeff Daniels What does it mean to invest in yourself? I think when most of us think of investments we think of finances. Honestly it often seems like there's a million problems...

Little Ways to Leave a Legacy

"I became an artist and thank God I did because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life." This is only a piece of Viola Davis' inspirational Best Supporting Actress acceptance speech at this year's Academy Awards. She went on to talk...

How to Reclaim Abandoned Dreams

Do you ever find yourself stuck in the past wishing you could have the things you used to have?  Does this prevent you from moving forward?   In last week's post, "So Many Dreams So Little Time," I discussed the importance of enjoying the present and accepting that...

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About Me

I'm Liz DeMarco! I'm a fellow artist who has worked a plethora of jobs in the theatre and entertainment industry for over ten years. I understand firsthand the ups and downs that come with being an artist. My greatest passion is being able to encourage fellow artists with the inspiration that has gotten me through the good times and the bad. When I'm not blogging, I'm working at Disney World, getting together with friends, or partaking in entertainment that feeds my soul.

Contact Me

If you've got a question or want to ask me anything, you can reach me at lizdemarco@artist2artist.org!