Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Three Muses - Maps


In the 200 years Spanish galleons sailed to Spain laden with gold and silver, over 2000 ships went down. Only 10% of those ships have been found. Eighteen hundred treasure-laden vessels remain lost at sea. Off the coast of Florida, at the southern extremity of the Bahama Islands, there lie, under the water, sixteen Spanish galleons, their cargo holds filled with wealth undreamed of in jewels and gold. Treasure seeksers pore over old maps and shipping routes in hopes of finding wealth in the deep. In 1985, Mel Fischer and his Treasure Salvors discovered the wreck of one, The Atocha, with cargo estimated at $450 million in gold, silver and emeralds.
So, when you're next on the ocean, you might wonder if you are above such treasure!

45 comments:

  1. you know I have to take you back to Paris this week!!! join me!!!

    Here is my submission ....

    http://dianaevans.blogspot.com/2010/04/three-muses-challenge-map.html

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  2. Great sample picture, Bev. So sorry to hear about your accident. Eleven stitches? That must have been some gash.

    My map lady is on my blog.

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  3. http://ravenpainting.blogspot.com/2010/04/en-route.html

    A gorgeous sampler Bev- so sorry to hear about your knee! My entry is on my blog.

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  4. Here is my entry.

    http://artic-blonde-creations.blogspot.com/2010/04/three-muses-maps.html

    So sorry to here about your accident!

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  5. My entry is on my blog!
    Certainly was worth waiting for, Bev, lots of thought & history behind your splendid piece! Sorry to hear about your accident!

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  6. oooh, ouch, that must of been quite the gash with 11 stitches!
    here's my entry.

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  7. My book is on my blog:
    http://bumbershootdesigns.blogspot.com/2010/04/three-muses-maps.html
    Thanks for looking! ~Sharon

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  8. Such an inspiring story, Bev. Makes me want to resurrect an old reproduction I have of a "Spanish Gallion at Midnight". But I am distressed to hear of your accident, that is awful. I hope they gave you a tetanus shot, being a bolt and all...I am cringing thinking of it. Here is my contribution:
    Gayle's Challenge-CLICK HERE

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  9. Here'a my newest painting, on a map of Alaska, vintage book pages, Valentines, a parking stub, a theater playbill, and an original photograph.

    OUCH, Bev. That sounds just gruesome. I'm so sorry you went through all that. Big, big hugs to you!

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  10. Beautiful artwork - so sorry to hear about your injury! My map collage can be seen here:
    http://papercracker.blogspot.com/

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  11. Hi all.
    Here is my work, thanks for looking.
    Mail Box

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  12. 11 stitches, ouch!! sounds like horror! all the best for you, oxox!

    my entry is here:

    http://scrapsquares.blogspot.com/2010/04/3-muses-maps.html

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  13. Wow - it's all go with you Bev!! Glad your knee's not more serious and you've been stitched up (which means something entirely different in England!!!) Anyhoo. Here is my mapped-out collage...

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  14. My entry is Here

    Sorry to here about youre knee!
    But now, you have to sit down, you have more time for other things ;)

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  15. Good morning! My entry is on my blog HERE
    Poor Bev, I hope your knee is not hurting too much - don't worry about us, take care of yourself and get well soon!

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  16. Take good care of your knee!
    Great inspirational piece!
    And my entry is on my blog.

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  17. A magnificent and cleverly crafted sample Bev and a great theme.

    You can see mine on my blog http://taluulas.blogspot.com/

    Ouch, 11 stitches Bev, get your feet up and pamper yourself my friend.

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  18. Oh, Bev....sorry to hear about your knee. Please be sure to take good care of yourself. The theme and the artwork this morning is very inspirational. My entry is on my blog:

    http://creativesolace.blogspot.com/2010/04/three-muses-challenge-maps.html

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  19. Oh my, Bev. Sorry to hear about your knee and I'm happy your back to post!! wonderful piece for inspiration. Here's my entry. Wishing you a speedy recovery Bev!!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  20. and here's my little traveler girl:

    http://drugaszesnascie.blogspot.com/2010/04/prawdziwa-podroz-ku-odkryciu-nie-polega.html

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  21. beautiful I love this it looks like it should be on a gallion.

    I do hope your kneee is better and not to much of a scar 11 stiches is a fair ol' wound

    Love Dawn xx

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  22. Glad you are up to par now! That must have hurt!! Love your art as always Bev!

    Here's my small contribution this week:

    http://timenough.blogspot.com/2010/04/mermaid-dreamsthree-muses-challenge.html

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  23. Not been around for a while but found my way back this week
    here's mine

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  24. My entry is here. Thanks for looking.

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  25. Hope you're feeling better Bev! Take care!
    No entry from me this week as I have been too busy. However, I do have a request for my lovely friends here to help me out with something - I just need your thoughts!
    All the details in this blog post
    http://all-the-wright-stuff.blogspot.com/2010/04/its-all-about-you.html
    Many thanks to you all.

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  26. Ma participation au challenge Maps
    est sur mon blog :
    http://maryailleursunautrejour.blogspot.com/
    Amicalement Mary.KG

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  27. Here´s my picture !

    http://hanenkorttitalo.blogspot.com/search/label/The%20Three%20Muses-Challenge

    or
    Just click my name !

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  28. Wow! What a day for you dear ~ I hope your leg is feeling better. Your challenge piece is so inspiring! Blessings, ~ k

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  29. Sorry to hear about your knee - my map is on my blog - hope you can find your way to it! lol
    http://magickdiva.blogspot.com/2010/04/more-creating.html

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  30. Here is mine:
    http://allmimsey.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/where-she-leads/
    Sorry for the extreme wordiness this week....it's a cause close to my heart! Thanks for looking (and reading!)

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  31. Hello to the lovely muses! Here is my entry for maps. IT is kind of my own map but has bits of real maps in it.
    Thanks for looking.

    www.sharon-artfromtheheart.blogspot.com

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  32. I used a map in the background..thanks for looking.
    http://heartnsoul-amy.blogspot.com/2010/04/three-muses-map.html

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  33. Here is my entry - feel better!

    http://lulu-too-beaucoup.blogspot.com/2010/04/atlas-carrying-weight-of-world.html

    Peace,
    LuLu
    www.lulu-too-beaucoup.blogspot.com

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  34. Bev, hope your knee is better and you're getting around as good as new! Here is my first entry to your wonderful challenge site, located at:
    http://pansdaughter13.blogspot.com

    Julia

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  35. gorgeous, classic piece, Bev...and I hope you have a speedy recovery.

    i'm kinda late on everything these days....so i'll have to spend a day trying to play catchup.

    here's what i did......

    http://dancingmatilda.blogspot.com/2010/04/maps-three-muses.html

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  36. Wonderful sample Bev! Sorry to hear about your accident.

    My piece is on my blog here.

    Thanks for looking.

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  37. I am here again and my entry is in my new blog. Thanks for looking!

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  38. Thanks for the great challenge!

    Here my entry:

    http://juliavanderwerf.blogspot.com/2010/04/maps.html#links

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  39. Here is my card with a little part of a map. I hope it's okay!

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