Rasp snake

Rasp snake.


Butterfly – Mild steel and copper sculpture by Jim Davis. +1

On the workshop wall …

On the workshop wall … A baby elephant, fish lamp, and lots of other goodies. +2


Sunflower – Mild steel sculpture by Jim Davis.

Afternoon in the garden

Afternoon in the garden – Mild steel sculpture by Jim Davis.

Ozarks Mule

Ozarks Mule – Mild steel sculpture by Jim Davis.


Wishbone – The latest of Jim’s creations.

Birdbath for Ginger

Birdbath for Ginger – Thursday was a day of gifts. Carol bought me some farm-fresh eggs, and Jim brought us this wonderful sculpture/birdbath. +1

He’s Baaack!

He’s Baaack! – Arty’s been of on tour for a month or so. He rejoined us last week.


Egg – Another of Jim’s creations. Some wag suggested it should be called a Faber-jim egg… 3 pictures

Meet Arty (Artopus)

Meet Arty (Artopus) – Doesn’t everyone have a large, beer swilling, artist-in-residence octopus in their living room? 3 pictures


Twisted – Jim Davis.


Rose – Jim Davis.

Katydid for Katy O.

Katydid for Katy O – Jim created this for our friend Katie in Pennsylvania. We’ll be delivering it in a couple of weeks when we go visit.


Ivory – Jim Davis.

Katie’s Occasional Table

Katie’s Occasional Table. Jim’s latest creation, a table for Katie. 2 pictures

E LIZ-ard

“E LIZ-ard” Mild steel, lizard sculpture by Jim Davis. 2 pictures


The latest of Jim’s Cross inspired artworks. It’s an interesting departure from his usual flower and tree inspired forms.

Forgery – Jim Davis

Jim is submitting this sculpture for a silent auction in aid of the Ozarks Regional Arts Council. The only requirement is that the piece has to fit inside a six-inch cube.

Gun Safe

Jim made me this wonderful ‘bolt-down” gun safe for Christmas. Plenty of room in there for all the ammo I received too.

Blue and Yellow

The wonderful blues of our blue bottle tree against the bright fall yellow of the Sweet Gum tree in our front yard.

Cross for Darlene

Brass Cross framed in iron by Jim.

The Iron Florist – Jim Davis

The Iron Florist – Jim Davis – Jim’s entry into this year’s 6″ cube fund-raiser. 2 pictures

A Toast to Art

A Toast To Art. Jim and Carol came by this afternoon on one of their regular trips to Springfield. He brought his latest piece for me to photograph. One-minute read

Ginger’s New Blue Bottle Tree

Ginger’s New Blue Bottle Tree – This picture is one that has to be put in the ‘It seemed like a good idea at the time’ category. It took a huge amount of effort to create and it just doesn’t work. One-minute read, 2 pictures