Nigel Humphries | A New Hope

Featuring a convoy of Star Wars’ best-known characters – including Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewbacca and Darth Vader – Nigel Humphries’ intergalactic new collection is a must-have for any fan of the legendary sci-fi film series. 

Behind the scenes of these hand-varnished giclée prints was the miniature painter's very own movie set, complete with his signature character setup and ripped paper motif. The small-scale artworks took the contemporary painter back to his childhood, as he rewatched the original films and listened to John Williams' breathtaking soundtrack for inspiration.

Alongside his limited edition works, we also have a rare selection of original drawings and oil paintings, each of which has been sketched on paper by Nigel's own hand or painted on a fine-grain Italian canvas. 

In an exclusive collection video filmed for our YouTube channel, Nigel reveals how he captured his characters' costumes, his new painting techniques, and how the gold and silver inlay of the frames add the finishing touch to his art. Watch below to find out more! 

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A Family Affair

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Against All Odds

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The Dark Side

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Behind the scenes

For this new series, Nigel experimented with a layered painting style influenced by the classical impasto technique. This Italian word describes a thicker application of paint that allows artists to build up texture. 

He explains: “They all have different weapons, I’ve been replicating Chewbacca’s fur as best as I can, and there are metal objects – so it’s about bringing out the shine and different colours."


"When I saw the very first Star Wars film as a child, I knew that I had seen something special. I loved the characters, the overall design, and the good-versus-bad storyline."

Nigel Humphries

Featured Artist

From the blog

Hitting the high notes with Nigel Humphries' Mixtape


While 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.

5 reasons why you need these Robert Bailey Star Wars sketches


Collected by celebrities including Harrison Ford, John Travolta and Tom Cruise, Robert's incredibly detailed original pencil drawings are the perfect addition to any Star Wars fan's collection.

A return to the comic universe for Nigel Humphries


After a four-year gap, Nigel Humphries presents a new collection of his ever-popular limited editions and originals from the comic universe, including Spider-Man, Deadpool, The Avengers and Wolverine.

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