Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Residence: Walnut Creek, California
Occupation: Freelance SFX Makeup Artist
Born and raised in Puerto Rico, George Schminky was inspired to teach himself makeup at the age of 12. After watching the horror film An American Werewolf in London he instantly knew his connection to the makeup world would be long-lived. He honed his skills and craft through reading books about makeup effects and teaching himself every aspect of it. George is a bona fide perfectionist who excels under pressure. Although he's a very hard critic of his own work, his persistent and tenacious personality give him the aggressive edge needed to compete.
The artists must take fairy tale staples like ogres and faeries and reimagine them as high school students.