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Oil Painting “Beavertail Lighthouse at Dusk” by Daniel S. Dahlstrom and a Poem by Carl Sandburg “Dreams in the Dusk”

Hello All, An artist is often asked “why did you paint this subject matter?” And this is the “why” of “Beavertail Lighthouse at Dusk.” By the way, this painting recently sold! Inspiration for “Dusk” came about on a very blustery … Continue reading

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“Summer Stroll by the Sea” Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom and Art Exhibit at the Gilded Lily–“Works in Oil by Dan Dahlstrom”

Morning all, “Summer Stroll by the Sea” Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom, Artist “Summer Stroll by the Sea” happened by accident. Dan and I had to make a trip to Massachusetts, and heading back we took a wrong turn. … Continue reading

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“Winter Wonderland” (Elizabeth Park, Hartford, CT) Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom and Poem by John Clare “The Winter’s Spring”

Hi all, It is almost Christmas, and a cold snap is coming our way. It snowed the other day, and was very seasonal. Oil Painting “Winter Wonderland” (Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut) by Daniel S. Dahlstrom Little bit of information about … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration for “Manhatten Mist” and Poem by Walt Whitman “Mannahatta”

Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom–“Manhatten Mist” Hi, Where does inspiration come from? What is inspiration: “one that moves the intellect or emotions or prompts action or invention”. (one of the definitions from Webster’s II dictionary). The artist … Continue reading

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“Manhatten Mist” a City Scape Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom and a Walt Whitman Poem “Manhatten Streets”

“Manhatten Mist” an oil painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom And what is the story and inspiration for this piece of art? It was a very early misty, December morning in Manhatten, and the city looked surreal, as if it was … Continue reading

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Inspiration for “The Maggie P” (historic site in Old Saybrook, Connecticut)–an oil painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom

“The Maggie P” (Old Saybrook, Connecticut) — Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom, Chester, Connecticut Artist Hi all, Interesting story to Dan’s painting “The Maggie P, Old Saybrook”. The “Maggie P”started out its’ life as a tugboat, and … Continue reading

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“Reflecting” a Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom and Poem by Emerson “Water”

The composition of “Reflecting” is an October late afternoon scene of Wickford, RI. Dan and I were on our way home from visiting Wickford. As we were leaving town, the late afternoon sun caught our attention, and Dan’s artistic eye. … Continue reading

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Oil Paintings “Hydrangeas in Blue Pot” and “White Hydrangeas from Garden” by Daniel S. Dahlstrom and “The Glory of the Garden” by Rudyard Kipling

“Hydrangeas in Blue Pot” — Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom I felt that Rudyard Kipling’s poem “The Glory of the Garden” would be a good choice to compliment the paintings–both were composed in our garden. “Hydrangeas in … Continue reading

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“Ely’s Ferry Boathouse” an oil painting and Emily Dickinson’s Poem “My River”

A Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom–a Connecticut Artist Inspiration? What was the inspiration? We headed out for a Sunday drive and before we knew it, we were enroute to the Connecticut River and the Old Lyme/Lyme, Connecticut … Continue reading

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Inspiration for oil painting “End of Day” and a poem by Walt Whitman “Song at Sunset”

Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom, Chester, Connecticut Artist “End of Day” (Old Saybrook, Connecticut) What was the creative process for “End of Day”: Dan had been out painting “en plein air” (in the open air or outside)in … Continue reading

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