The Fred Artist Series includes a variety of 500 and 1000 piece puzzles - all made to the highest quality standards. Each 2mm thick ribbon-cut puzzle is made of 90% recycled material, and printed with soy-based inks with an anti-glare finish. Packed in a resealable bag with minimal dust, the puzzles include a reference insert tucked into each sturdy and attractive box. ABOUT THE ARTIST: Helen Dardik is a professional illustrator and a surface pattern designer based in Canada. Vibrant, folksy, playful toomuchery is a perfect way to describe her style. Born by the Black Sea, Helen lived in Siberia for a time and then moved to Israel, where she studied art and design. In the early nineties she relocated to Canada, where she got a graphic design degree and found work as a designer and illustrator.