"Sweet Virginia" ●
Thank you for your wine, California
Thank you for your sweet and bitter fruits
"Sweet Virginia" is the title of a song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, recorded by the Rolling Stones sometime between 1971 and 1972. It's an old favorite of mine.
I was reminded of the song when I saw the above quote at a local eatery, written in chalk, on a sign next to the front door . . . I looked up, I saw it, I liked it and I wanted to create a 'scrabble' art piece with it.
I will tell you this: there is an intentional 'mistake' in the quote. Can you see it? (HINT: it is not a misspelling). Actually I made 2 adjustments to the quote, I call it "artistic license".
This assemblage was made using 'travel scrabble' tiles. You can see from the image below, they are much smaller than regular scrabble tiles. A metal piece from a 1950's erector set, crowns the top of the vintage wooden frame I found at a barn sale. The grape cluster embellishment was formally a napkin holder . . .
this image shows the wooden frame before the papers were applied . . . .
Thank you for stopping by. See you next week.