Jim Daly is an American painter. His works arouse a lot of positive feelings and warmth. They were used as illustrations in the different well-known books. Jim has received many awards for his artwork. The paintings are awesome. We can see rural children; their simple life is full of adventures. The painter has paid attention to the smallest detail. Jim says that there are a number of voices out telling other people what is art and what isn’t art but he thinks that art must come straight from heart. And his works prove it.