Tag Archives: australiana

In For A Quickie No 1

Ever heard that the postie occasionally performs special favours?  Need I say more?   FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Painting Size – H92 x W92cm Medium – Acrylic on poly/cotton canvas, framed with a contemporary black profile, silver edge float frame with 1cm “shadow” gap between the painting and the frame. […]

Australian red kangaroo oil painting by Merry Sparks

You Win Some, You Lose Some No 17

Ever heard of the Australian Big Red?  Well here they are in my representation of “Aussie Battlers” who make up a large percentage of the Australian population. Many people endure difficult financial times not only within Australia, but globally, and the survival of the fittest ensures prosperity for generations to come.  The ”X” which appears […]

In For A Quickie No 3

Ever heard that the postie occasionally performs special favours?  Need I say more?   FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H92 x W122cm Medium – Acrylic on poly/cotton canvas framed in a contemporary black and silver float box frame with a 1cm gap between the canvas and the frame Original […]

pink and white diamond pop art painting by Australian artist Merry Sparks

Pink Diamonds – Bloody Lucky No. 4

The Pink Diamond is a fancy-coloured pink diamond and the more intense its colour, the more valuable it is, aside from the other “3 C’s” of course (cut, clarity and carat).  It attracts on average, 20 times the price of an equivalent white diamond. Located in the East Kimberley region in the top end of Western […]

pink argyle diamond pop art painting by Australian artist Merry Sparks

Pink Diamonds – Bloody Lucky No 2

The Pink Diamond is a fancy-coloured pink diamond and the more intense its colour, the more valuable it is, aside from the other “3 C’s” of course (cut, clarity and carat).  It attracts on average, 20 times the price of an equivalent white diamond. Located in the East Kimberley region in the top end of Western […]

The Dingo Did It and Azaria popart painting by Australian artist Merry Sparks

The Dingo Did It No 3

Contemporary Australian Legend has it that a dingo stole and killed a 9 week old baby called Azaria Chamberlain at Ayers Rock/Uluru.  Without doubt, it was proven that the dingo really did take the baby, but a percentage of the public remain unconvinced. From Asia, it arrived in Australia about 5,000 years ago and it remains […]

In For A Quickie No 2

Ever heard that the postie occasionally performs special favours?  Need I say more?   FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H92 x W92cm Medium – Acrylic on poly/cotton canvas, framed with a contemporary black profile, silver edge float frame with 1cm “shadow” gap between the painting and the frame. Original […]

pink argyle diamond and Chanel No 5 pop art painting by Australian artist Merry Sparks

Pink Diamond and Chanel – Bloody Lucky No 1

The Pink Diamond is a fancy-coloured pink diamond and the more intense its colour, the more valuable it is, aside from the other “3 C’s” of course (cut, clarity and carat).  It attracts on average, 20 times the price of an equivalent white diamond. Located in the East Kimberley region in the top end of Western […]

pink argyle diamond Australian pop art by artist Merry Sparks

Pink Diamonds – Bloody Lucky No 3

The Pink Diamond is a fancy-coloured pink diamond and the more intense its colour, the more valuable it is, aside from the other “3 C’s” of course (cut, clarity and carat).  It attracts on average, 20 times the price of an equivalent white diamond. Located in the East Kimberley region in the top end of Western […]

pink Argyle diamond pop art acrylic and glitter painting by Australian artist Merry Sparks

Pink Diamonds – Bloody Lucky No 1

The Pink Diamond is a fancy-coloured pink diamond and the more intense its colour, the more valuable it is, aside from the other “3 C’s” of course (cut, clarity and carat).  It attracts on average, 20 times the price of an equivalent white diamond. Located in the East Kimberley region in the top end of Western […]

oil pop art aeroplane jelly australian painting on blue by Merry Sparks

And For Dessert… No 2

“Weeee.. like Ae-ro-plane JellyyyYYYY… Ae-ro-plane Jel-ly for meeee!” It’s a physical and tasteful treat for the palette and the easiest and most satisfying dessert ever invented.   FOR SALE – make an enquiry, click HERE Size – H92 x W92cm Medium – Acrylic on poly/cotton canvas, framed with a contemporary black profile, silver edge float frame […]

Australia’s Favourite Spread No 10

Quick, Nutritious Meal Ingredients: 2 slices white soft bread 2 large free-range 70g eggs 1 tablespoon butter Lashings of Australia’s Favourite Spread Pepper to taste Method: Toast the bread, fry the eggs sunny-side up and serve on top of toast spread with butter and Australia’s Favourite Spread, sprinkle with cracked pepper.  YUM. Need I say […]

How Much Can A Koala No 3

How much can a Koala bear? – sadly, koala numbers are languishing as Australians encroach upon their territory.  We all love them and see them as cute, cuddly marsupials but here’s one with ‘TUDE. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H92 x W122cm Medium – Acrylic on poly/cotton canvas, framed […]

Throw Another Prawn No 2

“Throw another prawn on the barby mate!”  Australians invented the barby (barbecue), and it has become our staple method of cooking for casual lunches and dinners all year round.  Even in times of a blizzard!  And to quote “Hoges” – suggesting we should throw another prawn on the barby when the rest of the world […]

Throw Another Prawn No 1

“Throw another prawn on the barby mate!”  Australians invented the barby (barbecue), and it has become our staple method of cooking for casual lunches and dinners all year round.  Even in times of a blizzard!  And to quote “Hoges” – suggesting we should throw another prawn on the barby when the rest of the world […]

Better The Devil You Know No 2

What came first – The Devil or Tasmania? The Tassie Devil has a face that only a mother could love, and it is nearly an extinct species native only to the state of Australia called Tasmania.  It’s a fierce little animal – about knee high – and is tenacious with teeth more akin to those […]

How Much Can A Koala No 1

How much can a Koala bear? – sadly, koala numbers are languishing as Australians encroach upon their territory.  We all love them and see them as cute, cuddly marsupials but here’s one with ‘TUDE. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H92 x W92cm Medium – Acrylic on poly/cotton canvas, framed […]

How Much Can A Koala 2 by Australian Pop Artist Merry Sparks

How Much Can A Koala? No 2

How much can a Koala bear? – sadly, koala numbers are languishing as Australians encroach upon their territory.  We all love them and see them as cute, cuddly marsupials but here’s one with ‘TUDE. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H122 x W92cm Medium – Acrylic on poly/cotton canvas Original […]

The Dingo Did It No 7

Contemporary Australian Legend has it that a dingo stole and killed a 9 week old baby at Uluru.  Without doubt, it was proven that the dingo really did take the baby, but a percentage of the public remain unconvinced. From Asia, it arrived in Australia about 5,000 years ago and it remains a resilient natural […]

Better The Devil You Know No 7

What came first – The Devil or Tasmania? The Tassie Devil has a face that only a mother could love, and it is nearly an extinct species native only to the state of Australia called Tasmania.  It’s a fierce little animal – about knee high – and is tenacious with teeth more akin to those […]

Better The Devil You Know No 6

What came first – The Devil or Tasmania? The Tassie Devil has a face that only a mother could love, and it is nearly an extinct species native only to the state of Australia called Tasmania.  It’s a fierce little animal – about knee high – and is tenacious with teeth more akin to those […]

Australia’s Favourite Spread No 9

Quick, Nutritious Meal Ingredients: 2 slices white soft bread 2 large free-range 70g eggs 1 tablespoon butter Lashings of Vegemite Pepper to taste Method: Toast the bread, fry the eggs sunny-side up and serve on top of toast spread with butter and vegemite, sprinkle with cracked pepper. YUM. Need I say more? FOR SALE – […]

Australia’s Favourite Spread No 8

Quick, Nutritious Meal Ingredients: 2 slices white soft bread 2 large free-range 70g eggs 1 tablespoon butter Lashings of Vegemite Pepper to taste Method: Toast the bread, fry the eggs sunny-side up and serve on top of toast spread with butter and vegemite, sprinkle with cracked pepper. YUM. Need I say more? FOR SALE – […]

This Australian aerial landscape oil painting set in the Bunya Mountains and it is about a mother bird leaving the nest in search of food, by Merry Sparks

Nesting In The Bunyas

In my dreams I can fly, and when I think I’m about to fall, I stretch my wings so wide that I am suspended high into the air – just like Jonathon Livingston Seagull. You will see that I have a passion for anything that whizzes past me in flight. I wonder what it is like constantly viewing the land as bird might – hovering, watching, ready to swoop – free to go wherever you please. Free to escape.

Wild Night

What are we doing to our environment? Do we have too much of an influence over the slow destruction of our beautiful world? Why is it that as the most intelligent species, we leave behind a trail of destruction in our wake? One day we might self-implode. I have too many questions and no tangible […]

Australian big red kangaroo acrylic painting on linen by Merry Sparks

You Win Some, You Lose Some No 24

Ever heard of the Australian Big Red?  Well here they are in my representation of “Aussie Battlers” who make up a large percentage of the Australian population. Many people endure difficult financial times not only within Australia, but globally, and the survival of the fittest ensures prosperity for generations to come.  The ”X” which appears […]

Big Red Kangaroo acrylic on linen Australian painting by Merry Sparks

You Win Some, You Lose Some 23

Many people endure difficult financial times not only within Australia, but globally, and the survival of the fittest ensures prosperity for generations to come. The ”X” which appears on many paintings represents a point of contact – the kick by the kangaroo on the right to the one on the left. Both kangaroos shake violently […]

Big Red Kangaroo painting on linen by Australian artist Merry Sparks

You Win Some, You Lose Some No 22

Many people endure difficult financial times not only within Australia, but globally, and the survival of the fittest ensures prosperity for generations to come. The ”X” which appears on many paintings represents a point of contact – the kick by the kangaroo on the right to the one on the left. Both kangaroos shake violently […]

Australian politics big red kangaroo acyrlic painting by Merry Sparks

You Win Some, You Lose Some No 21

Many people endure difficult financial times not only within Australia, but globally, and the survival of the fittest ensures prosperity for generations to come. The ”X” which appears on many paintings represents a point of contact – the kick by the kangaroo on the right to the one on the left. Both kangaroos shake violently […]

You Win Some, You Lose Some No 20

Many people endure difficult financial times not only within Australia, but globally, and the survival of the fittest ensures prosperity for generations to come. The ”X” which appears on many paintings represents a point of contact – the kick by the kangaroo on the right to the one on the left. Both kangaroos shake violently […]

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