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Joy Flight No 8 landscape oil painting by Merry Sparks

Joy Flight No 8

Inspiration for this gallery comes from my friends at VEKTA who are specialist land, engineering and aerial surveyors, providing spatial and surveying solutions to major national and international projects.  I my dreams I can fly.   FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H180 x W30cm Medium – oil and acrylic on […]

Australian outback joy flight oil painting by artist Merry Sparks

Outback Joy Flight No 2

Inspiration for this gallery comes from my friends at VEKTA who are specialist land, engineering and aerial surveyors, providing spatial and surveying solutions to major national and international projects, The Earth from 10,000 feet up – unbelievable!  THANK YOU VEKTA. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H102 x W75cm Medium […]

Australian pig head oil painting by artist Merry Sparks from The Cold Room No 3 - Who Is The Victim?

The Cold Room No 3 – Who Is The Victim?

It seems we tolerate the slaughter of animals to satisfy our hunger and ultimately our survival, but do we stop to think that these beasts feel every bit of pain, emotion and suffering that humans do? The pig’s head with its identity undisclosed symbolises the victimisation of all peace-loving beasts, including the majority of us. […]

Butcher Nick from Boutique Meats, Kenmore Plaza, Brisbane Australia collaborates with artist Merry Sparks

Boutique Meats – Kenmore Plaza Butcher

The things I do for my day job…  My lovely butcher Nick at Boutique Meats is so accommodating ordering in exactly what I need so that I can “shoot” for my new series “The Cold Room”.   Boutique Meats is  at:   Shop 1/841 Moggill Road, Kenmore Plaza, Queensland Australia. Thanks so much guys – there’s nothing quite like the real thing – oh, […]

Australian oil painting of a red desert by Merry Sparks

Outback Joy Flight

Inspiration for this gallery comes from my friends at VEKTA who are specialist land, engineering and aerial surveyors, providing spatial and surveying solutions to major national and international projects, The Earth from 10,000 feet up – unbelievable!  THANK YOU VEKTA. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H102 x W75cm Medium […]

Australia Zoo and Merry Sparks Australian Pop Art paintings

Australia Zoo

I adore our Australian animals, and I adore my visits to Australia Zoo for BIG photography days.  I’ve been in amongst some pretty cute, adorable, furry animals but Australia Zoo worships a few slippery reptiles and the mighty big Croc too.  I’ll keep to the other side of the fence from these thanks. For an awesome, […]

Pink Diamonds acrylic painting by Australian artist Merry Sparks

Pink Diamonds – Bloody Lucky No 5

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 […]

Better The Devil You Know Australian T-shirts and Tanks by artist Merry Sparks

BETTER THE DEVIL YOU KNOW on white

To buy this Tassie Devil Shirt, please choose your options below and click the Add to Cart -button. You will see your order at the bottom of this page once it refreshes. You can order more than one shirt by changing the value in the Quantity box.  Printed on WHITE apparel only. Contact Merry Sparks  if […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 modern acrylic Australian painting on linen is of a dove which has come home to the rainforest, by Merry Sparks

Welcome Back

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. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H66 x W60cm Medium […]

This Australian acrylic modern artwork on linen by Merry Sparks is of a dove bird that is leaving it's home, a tree in a rainforest

Abandonment

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. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H66 x W60cm Medium […]

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.

This modern Australian acrylic painting by Merry Sparks is of brolgas settling on a lake in the sunset in the Australian outback

Brolgas Settling

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 W102cm Medium – Acrylic […]

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 […]

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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