Things you might not know about Nigel Humphries: he dreams about flying (but doesn’t like aeroplanes), his pet chickens roam his art studio, and his superhero name would be Star Speed. Now you’ve been formally introduced, we’d like to welcome you to his adorable miniature family.
Following in the giant footsteps left by Marvel legend Stan Lee, Nigel hopes to bring joy to his collectors by depicting superheroes (and villains!) we know and love. For his latest release, he takes on everyone from the evil Thanos to the mysterious Doctor Strange – with Rocket & Groot coming along for the ride.
“I feel very lucky to spend my days doing something that I absolutely love,” says the former IN:SIGHT finalist. “I wanted to incorporate a powerful pose for each character. For example, Flash is bursting through the paper to emphasise action and speed – creating lots of movement.”
The collection also saw Nigel push himself as an artist. He explains: “’The Panther’ was a challenge to paint because of the detail within the costume. It was a good exercise to work with a limited colour palette, as my work usually incorporates a lot of colour.”
As for Nigel’s favourite character? It’s got to be Spider-Man. He says: “He’s a normal, everyday guy who tries to bring good into the world.”
23/09/2020While these musical superstars may be tiny, their attitudes certainly aren't! Click to discover some of the biggest names in rock 'n' roll, plus a behind-the-scenes peek at Nigel's visit to Castle HQ.
11/09/2019Known for his adorable miniature figures, the painter has released a chart-topping new collection featuring a compilation of our favourite musical heroes. Shop online and in galleries now.
Thank you for signing up to our newsletter.
© Copyright Washington Green Retail Limited trading as Castle Fine Art. First published 2012, last updated 2021. Washington Green Retail Limited acts as a credit broker and offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance.
Washington Green Retail Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our registration number is 726395. Credit provided subject to age and status. Terms & Conditions Privacy Cookies V12 Finance