Plein Air Today reader and painter Pam Ayres
Plein Air Today reader and painter Pam Ayres and the cleaned, white horse "that wanted to paint … or eat my paint, we’ll never know."

We love to hear from the Plein Air Today community! The following is part of a series that spotlights an artist who loves painting outdoors. Today’s feature is on Pam Ayres.

“A group of painter friends and I met at a local horse boarding facility,” said Pam Ayres. “This beautiful, white horse and his owner came trotting up to me at my easel to stop and visit. Before I knew it, the horse bent down his head towards my paint palette and into my orange paint! Perhaps he thought it was carrots. Thankfully the paint was only on the exterior of the horse’s mouth and baby wipes and hand lotion removed all of it.”

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