Advantages to painting in an Altoids tin, according to artist Heidi Annalise: your entire studio is exceptionally portable; the mint tin doubles as storage for your painting while it dries; and you can paint en plein air without strangers gawking over your shoulder. Heidi really digs painting mountain landscapes. So much so that she ditched her government job in Washington in order to go back home to Colorado and do just that. She paints regular-scale landscapes, too – but if you’d care to see more of her teeny pieces, pop over this-a-way. Or just scroll down.