New Orleanian, Laurin Hart is a graphic artist and illustrator with over 30 years of advertising experience. In addition, Laurin drew from this background and expanded her artistic skill set to include makeup and body art. Early training in local theatre, ballet and opera with the renowned Don and Linda Guillot led to more formal instruction at the Media Makeup Academy in New York City, as well as Temptu, Makeup Forever and Chic Studios in that city. She continued her wig design training in Las Vegas at the Academy of Makeup and Wig Design. She maintains an extensive wig and makeup studio to fulfill the unique costuming needs of the city and her work can be seen in theater, ballet, opera and film throughout the region.