Skip to content

Vegetable Gems- Watercolors by Alice Scott

December 12, 2010


This slideshow requires JavaScript.

 About Alice Scott

 These watercolors depict vegetables and herbs growing with gems and

other precious materials. My hope is to show how sacred each plant is.

Traditionally in many religions, objects of importance sere surrounded

with metal and stones. In these paintings, each vegetable and herb

becomes a little shrine or reliquary when embedded with gems. Through

painting, it has been wonderful to see that even garnets and diamonds

pale in comparison to the depth and tones found in an ordinary ear of


No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s