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Craft Fairs and Covid

WV Craft Fair Header

Due to the restrictions imposed from Covid, the ability to share the Studio’s art has been profoundly impacted in 2020. Hopefully, prayerfully, 2021 will see significant changes for the better! Let’s look at Craft Fairs in West Virginia ~ with renewed optimism :) See you soon! APRIL 22 – 25, 2021 SPRING MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL City of Petersburg Park, Petersburg, WV Bird of Spring | Illustration | Wall Art by PoeticPastries   APRIL 24 – 25, 2021 FLIP FLOP FESTIVAL Harpers Ferry Festival […]

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Pansylee VanMeteren – Artist’s Bio


Note: these kind words below were penned by Earl M. Coleman (poetic friend and mentor-1916-2009-you are truly missed) Biography for Muse, Pansylee VanMeteren of Poetic Pastries ~ WV poet, lyricist, author and artist, who creates under the nom de plume, The Muse (Muse), daughter of a deceased American naval officer, she currently resides in the South Branch Valley of WV United States. Early in her career, Muse engaged her skills for technical purposes, such as document translation and schematic visualizations […]

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So WHO is Muse?

Muse of Poetic Pastries

I am a vintage creation enjoying the winter of my life (some might call me old … although I prefer to say ‘seasoned’).  My friends call me Muse.  Like the mythological muses, my interests are varied; each day becomes an opportunity to greet life with gusto!  The style of Poetic Pastries cannot be pegged exactly ~ most people have come to call it simply Musey-ness ~ a term I welcome warmly.  This website has been created to spread a little […]

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My Portfolio; A Review from G. P. Hodge

Watercolor and Copic Markers

The portfolio of Pansylee VanMeteren (alias The Muse…and other pseudonyms) is a collection of unabashed whimsy. Gifted in a variety of media, her portfolio showcases industrial, medical, military, and business  applications. Pansylee’s works display her abilities in clay, graphite, illustration, digital, tint (inking), oil, and watercolors. She brings an unexpected twist to each creation and has an innate sensibility in blending form and function. Pansylee’s generosity can be found throughout the internet creating information templates, vectors, icons and other graphic […]

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