Florida Scenics Blog- The art of Sharon Osterholt

The Florida State Park Plein Air Painting Tour – Painting each of Florida's State Parks on location

Practice Painting

Last weekend I decided to go to a local park and see what wildflowers were blooming in this extra hot summer season. I found quite a few flowers putting on a … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

Withlacoochee Wortharevisit!

Just in case you didn’t get the title – Withlacoochee is definitely Worth a Re-visit! We spent a day this past holiday weekend out exploring some more of the Withlacoochee … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Way down yonder on the Withlacoochee

Well, that’s not exactly how the song goes, but it does have a good ring to it! This past weekend I discovered a new park near Dade City on the … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Park #126 – Lake Louisa State Park

I just posted park #126 to my blog! Click here to see more…
#floridascenics

December 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Park #120 – Wekiwa Springs State Park

Wekiwa Springs State Park is fairly close to home and I know that to get inside the park on a hot steamy Saturday, it is best to arrive early! Even … Continue reading

November 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Park #119 – Werner Boyce Salt Springs State Park

Just off the busy 6 lane Highway 19 near New Port Richey is a wonderful natural park. Once you pull off the highway you immediately leave behind the shopping mall … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Park #108 – St. Marks River Preserve State Park

St. Marks River Preserve State Park is one of the newer state parks, so it doesn’t have all the amenities yet. But what it does have is many trails and lots … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Park #89 – Falling Waters State Park

When we got to Falling Waters State Park the wind was really starting to blow and storm clouds were moving in. We quickly went down the trail to the waterfall this park is … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Florida State Park Plein Air Tour – Side Trip to Cross Creek and Evinston

While I was painting at Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park, Rick decided to take my camera and check out the little town of Cross Creek. Then later, we both went … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 4 Comments

Park # 50 Manatee Springs State Park

Wow – up to 50 paintings of Florida’s State Parks! Now just under 100 more to do before the end of the year. This was my first visit to Manatee … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

Park #49 – Fanning Springs State Park

Our trip to Fanning Springs started off as a cool foggy morning. We walked around the spring to see that it was flooded from recent rains. The water was still … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Weekend Events

This is a busy week for me as I prepare for three big events – all happening this weekend! First off is the Sunnyland Boat Festival in Tavares in conjunction … Continue reading

March 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

W.I.S.H. List – Already Gone

Just drove by the purple pasture today only to see a John Deere mowing it down! I’ve learned if I want to paint something I need to do it fast … Continue reading

March 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

Diggin’ the Farmers Tan!

Saturday was the best weather day we’ve had in months. Finally a warm sunny day without wind! And I actually got a bit of tan on my arms from the … Continue reading

March 22, 2010 · 1 Comment

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