Changing of the Guard 1000 Piece Puzzle

£13.99

  • High quality 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Assembled size: 68 x 49cm
  • Box size:24 x 24 x 6cm
  • Artwork poster included inside
  • Made from thick, durable puzzle board that is 100% recycled

10 in stock

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Matthew Emeny Changing of the Guard 1000 Piece Puzzle

Flying gracefully over Lincoln Cathedral, these four aircraft highlight the importance of past and present UK air defence. In this 1000 piece puzzle by Matthew Emeny, the Lancaster and Spitfire are shown breaking away from the formation, to symbolise old heroes moving aside to make way for the Vulcan and a modern-day fighter, the Typhoon, as the RAF continue their story.

As with all Gibsons jigsaws, Changing of the Guard uses 100% recycled puzzle board, vegetable inks and FSC paper. The beautifully illustrated pieces are designed to fit perfectly together; in fact, Gibsons use the thickest puzzle board on the market. Everyone loves a Gibsons jigsaw, even Her Majesty the Queen has been spotted with one.

An artwork poster is included inside the box for you to reference whilst you piece together your lovely jigsaw puzzle.

About the Artist Matthew Emeny

Based in Ipswich, Suffolk, Matthew’s love for painting began in his teenage years when he started painting scenes from around the Suffolk countryside. In 2013 he acquired a collection of black and white postcards featuring WWII aircraft and it inspired him to paint his first military aircraft, bringing colour to one of the old postcard scenes.

The painting revealed a more detailed and realistic approach, and realism quickly became his preferred painting style. Matthew now specialises in military aviation, depicting aircraft found throughout history and today. He has a huge passion for detail and creates compositions which portray subjects accurately and in a way that is highly detailed and visually engaging.

Find Your Zen with Mindful Slow Entertainment

Jigsaw puzzles are a great way to unwind. They demand attention which makes doing them, both absorbing and meditative at the same time. When concentrating on creative pursuits like art, craft or indeed jigsaw puzzles, you subconsciously tune out other distracting thoughts. In essence, your mind goes blank. Furthermore this quieting of the mind is highly therapeutic and forms the basis of meditation practice in eastern religions and philosophies. In Zen Buddhism, every action can become a source of meditation. From simply walking to making things, to doing jigsaws. The art of Zen is to dedicate your mind and thoughts only to the action that you are doing now.

Jigsaw Specifications

  • High quality 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Assembled size: 68 x 49cm
  • Box size:24 x 24 x 6cm
  • Artwork poster included inside
  • Made from thick, durable puzzle board that is 100% recycled

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