If you have time between classes stop by the Elizabeth City or Dare Campus Library and spend some time working on an wooden jigsaw puzzle by Artifact Puzzle. All puzzles are laser-cut from 1/4 inch thich wood. The puzzle pieces are themed to the artwork with steampunk whimsy pieces and some have irregular edges.
Diego Mazzeo Mechanical Griffin
This is a cool and unique 207 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of Diego Mazzeo's steampunk digital artwork. Puzzle design by Tara Flannery, Ben Goldman and Jim Muller.
Van Gogh Sea at Saintes-Maries
This 211 piece wooden puzzle is of one of Vincent Van Gogh's famous seascapes. The puzzle has a scalloped edge and sea-themed whimsy pieces designed by Tara Flannery.
Isabelle Plante La Connaissance
This is a 379 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of French painter Isabelle Plante's painting of a stack of books by great thinkers, titled "La Connaissance". Our puzzle features knowledge-themed whimsy pieces by Kathryn Flocken, including silhouettes of some great thinkers.
This is a 192 piece wooden puzzle of an Indian miniature painting from around 1596 (Mughal empire). It depicts the immediate aftermath of a battle, and it is full of characters and color. Its full title is "Tayang Khan Presented with the Head of the Mongol Leader Ong Khan." The puzzle is very challenging because all the connectors are the same, so one must pay close attention to the image to put it together correctly. The pieces are half-hexagons, and the puzzle has a hexagonal edge.
Van Gogh Smoking Skull
This 134 piece puzzle puts you in touch with the darker side of Van Gogh, and was painted in 1885. Our puzzle features realistic bone-shaped themed whimsy pieces. This painting was recently used as the cover of the David Sedaris book called "When Engulfed In Flames."
Van Gogh Boats
This 325 piece wooden puzzle of Van Gogh's Fishing Boats has sea-themed whimsy pieces and a wave-shaped edge (puzzle design by Zak Erving). The official title of this 1888 painting is Vissersboten bij Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (Fishing Boats at Saintes Maries de la Mer).
Van Gogh De Sterrennacht
Our 336 piece wooden puzzle of Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night features zodiac-themed whimsy pieces by Maria Berg.
This 81 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle is challenging because the puzzle is cut so that any two pieces can fit together, and there are a number of false edge and corner pieces. The dragon was created by Japanese woodblock artist Hokusai, we believe around 1830.