Olga Suvorova, “Triptych”

My first DaVici — an Olga Suvorova “Triptych” puzzle. It was enjoyable, with lots of whimsies, lots of color. I’ve enjoyed Olga Suvorova‘s paintings for the past few years, and was happy to see this one on the Hoefnagel Puzzle Club. The previous puzzle-doer had kindly sorted them into the three pieces, and I did […]
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2020 puzzling

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Bookshelf in a Box

Fun, figuring out the little clusters of stacks of similarly colored paperbacks in series … 1000-piece cardboard puzzle.
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Paul Klee “Fish Magic”

All the little details of the Klee art were so nice. Lots of beautiful fish …. Paul Klee, “Fish Magic”, 1925 – in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Puzzle Design: Maria Berg Artifact Puzzles: “This is a 254 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of one of Paul Klee’s most famous images: Fish Magic. […]
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Karen Kunc “Verse from Macrocosmica”

Karen Kunc, “Verse from Macrocosmica”. Artifact Puzzles, 120-pieces. April 22, 2020 Took apart “Mars” and started an Artifacts puzzle, Karen Kunc, “Verse from Macrocosmica”. Easy to solve, completed quickly in a few hours (with AQ doing a lot) but very beautiful and aesthetically satisfying. And surprising! with straight-edged pieces in the middle … and two […]
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Mars by Erin Darling

This one was fun and somewhat challenging because of the coloring. But, it was overall fairly small and quickly doable. The roundness and colors make me think of some artfully burned wood-fired pizza with a large pepperoni … Available at Bewilderness: This puzzle is the first in a brand new line of planet puzzle collaborations […]
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Eric Joyner “Great Robot Migration”

Artifact Puzzles: “This is a wooden jigsaw puzzle of Eric Joyner’s Great Robot Migration. The design by Matt Lyon has 480 unique, interlocking pieces with dozens of robotic-themed whimsies traveling around (plus a few non-robots as well). We consider this one really hard. While there is a straight-edged border, many inner pieces have straight edges too […]
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Ciruelo Cabral, White Dragon

It actually took me a while to figure out who the artist was for this — he signed the painting, but is not really credited anywhere that I could see on the Ravensburger site. 1000 pieces. Pretty difficult, actually, with the large blocks of similar colors. Ciruelo Cabral, Argentine fantasy artist. And, this white dragon […]
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Hokusai Dragon

My first wooden puzzle! The Hokusai Dragon — 81-piece, Artifacts puzzle. https://www.artifactpuzzles.com/products/hokusai-dragonStarted and completed it on April 5, 2020. Challenging in that all pieces fit together interchangeably, so had to focus a lot on the image. Artifact Puzzles: “This 81 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle is challenging because the puzzle is cut so that any two […]
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On the Shelf

An enjoyable 1000-piece puzzle, but I would advise NOT doing it on a tablecloth with so many of the same colors.
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