Posts by Jessie Oleson Moore

Jessie Oleson Moore is a writer, illustrator, and professional seeker of sweetness who runs Cakespy (, an award-winning dessert website. Her first book, CakeSpy Presents Sweet Treats for a Sugar-Filled Life came out in October 2011; her second book, The Secret Lives of Baked Goods, will be released in May.

Get Your Work Out There: How To Sell on Etsy

How to sell on etsy

If you're a crafter or artist, chances are high that you've at least heard of Etsy. Since its inception in 2005, it has become a highly respected showcase for independent designers. It offers the chance to make your own online storefront, offering a user-friendly interface including templates for showing photos and product highlights. Here, we will guide you through the art of selling on Etsy.

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What Should You Paint on Your Canvas? 5 Inspiring Ideas Right Here!

Canvas painting ideas

Whether you consider yourself a naturalist, a realist or an abstract painter, canvas is an ideal surface to make your artistic vision a reality. Next time you need a little extra inspiration, these ideas can provide a wonderful jumping-off point for your painting on canvas.

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Does Your Creative Process Include These 5 Stages?


Art doesn't just happen. Whether it's a simple line drawing or an involved, realistic painting, there is a definite trajectory to the creative process. From the frustrating obstacles to the joyous moments, does your artistic journey include these 5 stages?

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The Ultimate Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Cream cheese frosting

Cream cheese frosting makes just about any cake better. Learn everything you could ever possibly want to know about this tasty cake topping, including 7 incredibly tempting variations to try.

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Finish More Drawings With These Speed Drawing Tips

How to draw faster

Are you the kind of artist who feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day for drawing? Here are a few greats tips for speedier drawing so you can create even more artwork (without sacrificing quality).

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