Hometown: Manitou Beach, MI
Residence: West Hollywood, California
Occupation: Freelance Makeup Artist
Laney has been doing makeup since the age of 17, when she used to work in a family owned haunted attraction. Laney loves design and fabrication the most, and is accomplished in prosthetic application. Although, initially, she wanted to work in a morgue applying makeup, Laney attended the Cinema Makeup School, and upon graduation was hired at Magee FX, located in Sun Valley, CA, where she did seaming, casting and fabricating to create life-sized aliens, predators, werewolves and howlings and various film projects. Currently, Laney is a freelance makeup artist and spends much of her time on tour with Marilyn Manson. She describes her style as "cute and creepy," and says she is "shy, strange and bubbly." Her favorite movie with special effects is Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
The artists must take fairy tale staples like ogres and faeries and reimagine them as high school students.