Interview with Rima

Featured in the first issue of Les Bonnes Fees, June 2008.

Rima's front cover work for new fairytale magazine

Rima's painting "The Visitors" is the front cover of new fairy tale magazine Les Bonnes Fees.

Staines Sculptors Website

A showcase of Rima's parents' wonderful sculpture can be seen here:, read about here, and works can be purchased here.

Telling The Bees CD cover design & website

Rima has designed the album art and website for darkly crafted folk band Telling The Bees.

Rima's work in Illustration Magazine

Rima is included in the graduates section of the Dec 2007 issue of Illustration Magazine.

Into The Hermitage ~ BLOG!

News and new work, travels and tales will be told here at the blog ... Knock on the door of the Hermitage here:

First published Painting!

Rima's painting is on the front cover of the wonderful new Spartan Press publication of Gundula Gruen's Gypsy Music Series

New illustration in HEX Magazine

Rima has contributed new paintings to the first two issues of the fabulous HEX Magazine, a sumptuously produced publication focussing on the Heathen tradition, spirituality and old ways:

New portfolio page on the AOI

Rima's work is now amongst the portfolios at the Association of Illustrators:

New Hermitage ETSY Shop...

You can now buy prints of Rima's latest illustrations from The Hermitage ETSY shop here:

The Hermitage has moved!

Rima's heart and feet have taken her to the hills of Scotland where Hermitage paintings & Things will continue to be created happily. The thatch of the original Hermitage will always hold a special place in her heart but the Hermitage that you see here will ever travel with her.

Exciting Animation News!:

Rima's animation for THE WOODS - the new single by Polly Paulusma is finished and here for you to see. There's a big version here if you are patient! The song is the first release from Polly's new album Fingers & Thumbs...

Prints Available:

Prints of the illustrations you see here are always available in A4 wooden frames for 15 plus postage and packing.. just click on the buttons below the large images and pay via PAYPAL, and your prints will be posted off to you. Other sizes and commissions available on request.


Have happened:

15th February - March 18th 2007:

Rima's original artworks were part of a month long joint exhibition at the Obsidian Gallery in Buckinghamshire. See

15th-17th December 2006:

Rima sold more wares (her illustrations mounted onto wood) at the Shakespeare's Globe Frost Fair - a festive winter event in keeping with traditional frost fairs held on the frozen river Thames in the 16th century. There was seasonal music, food, sword fighting and more!

3rd December 2006:

Rima took part in an Open Studio event. A chance for the public to view Rima's work at the Hermitage.

25th-26th November 2006:

Rima & her parents sold their wares (illustrations and sculptures) amongst the minstrels and marvels at Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre. See for details.

28th September 2006:

The Hermitage is reviewed at the wonderful Endicott Studio for Mythic Arts.

21st - 24th August 2006:

Rima ran a children's theatre art and design workshop at Gunnersbury Park Museum where Narnia was recreated from old egg boxes, paint and glue (and a few other things) as a set for a mini performance of CS Lewis' "The Lion The Witch & The Wardrobe".

6th July 2006:

Rima painted live to Georgian Harmony singing by group Stumrebi... Venue: Art in Common's Welcome To The Tent, Walpole Park, Ealing W5.

15th June 2006:

Rima and her Accordion recorded the soundtrack of CRAB SOUP - an animation by Frances Lewtas & Marco Indic.

30th May 2006:

Rima painted live to improvised music at the Foundry. Music by Evrah (voice) Ivor Kallin (viola) Sandy Kindness (clarinets) Steve Moyes (guitar, cello, xaphoon).

Always Happening:

Rima offers individual tuition in drawing and painting for all ages... please contact for more information.