Tag Archives: insects

This acrylic and oil pastel modern artwork of a butterfly is inspired by the bright colours of Australian nature, by Merry Sparks

Life’s A Butterfly

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. Buy Original – SOLD Size – H110 x W110cm Medium – Acrylic and […]

This acryic and oil pastel modern art painting by Merry Sparks is of a butterfly drinking nectar from a daisy flower

The Butterflies’ Wine Bar

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. Buy Original – SOLD Size – H180 x W120cm Medium – Acrylic […]

This red robin bird is featured in this Australian oil painting which is set within a rainforest, by Merry Sparks

Disturbing The Peace

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. Buy Original – SOLD Size – H61 x W183cm Medium – Oil […]

This modern Australian artwork is an oil and acrylic painting of two orb spiders weaving their webs, by Merry Sparks

Spider Takeaway

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. Buy Original – SOLD Size – H61 x W183cm Medium – Oil […]

This modern Australian oil painting by Merry Sparks is of two dragonflies mating in the Australian summer sunset

We Meet Again

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. Buy Original – SOLD Size – H60 x W60cm Medium – Oil, […]

This Australian oil and acrylic painting inspired by Brett Whitely is set in a rainforest of a bird leaving its nest in search of food, by Merry Sparks

Tucker Time

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 […]

This oil and acrylic Australian modern art work by Merry Sparks is of a mother red robin bird leaving a foreign nest filled with chicks in a forest

Whoops, Wrong Nest

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow.

We Suck

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 answers.

This modern Australian oil painting by Merry Sparks is of a dragonfly resting in the sunset

A Pause

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow.


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