Category Archives: SpecialGuests

Susan Earls

Season 2 Contestant on LEGO Masters

Before being a contestant on Season 2 of FOX’s LEGO Masters, Susan was an avid LEGO Fan. She is a member of ULUG, her local LEGO Fan club. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, building LEGO trains, and avoiding meat. She is the Vegan Brickster.



Instagram: @LEGOMomof2

Samuel Hatmaker

LEGO Masters Season 1 Contestant Samuel Hatmaker

Samuel Hatmaker grew up in rural Michigan, spent two decades in New York City, and now resides in Los Angeles.

For years he’s designed and developed children’s toys for Marvel, DC, Hello Kitty, Nickelodeon, Disney, Crayola, Mattel, Hasbro and many more. In addition to his professional work, he creates dolls, action figures, costumes, prop pieces, lamps and LEGO art.

Samuel has been a LEGO fan all his life. Throughout his childhood he built houses and spaceships, mostly. His recent LEGO works include minifigures, articulated characters, busts and the Golden Girls LEGO Set — the most supported set in LEGO Ideas history.

His portrait series “Chicks With Bricks” combines pop icons and LEGO bricks, two major influences. He is especially drawn to the spectacle of big business fabricating fun.

In 2020, Sam appeared as a contestant on the first season of LEGO Masters, a reality format building competition show.  The show aired on FOX and was the first US version based on the UK and Australian show.  He was partnered with Jessica Ragzy Ewud.





twitter: @SamuelHatmaker1

Boone Langston

LEGO Master’s Season 1 Contestant Boone Langston

Boone Langston is an independent LEGO designer and influencer from Troutdale, Oregon. His mission is to inspire creativity through engaging experiences across multimedia. Boone was a finalist on Season One of LEGO Masters USA. He continues to engage fans of LEGO through self-produced content on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, his home grown virtual build camps, and at He is also a committed husband and father of two girls. When not creating with LEGO, Boone loves to sing and make music.


Instagram: @boonebuilds




Mark Cruickshank

Mark Cruickshank Special Guest Announcement

Mark Cruickshank is a construction worker, and independent LEGO builder from Oregon City, Oregon. A LEGO enthusiast growing up, Mark rediscovered his passion for building in 2014 and has won multiple major awards at Pacific Northwest conventions. Mark was a finalist in Season One of LEGO Masters USA, and continues to engage the LEGO community through Instagram and LEGO fan events. When not creating with LEGO, Mark enjoys woodworking, found object art, and spending time with close friends and family.


Instagram: @mecruickshank


LEGO Masters Season 2 contestant Michael Kanemoto (MOTO)

Moto is a LEGO artist from Denver, CO and member of DENLUG.  He exited his Dark Ages in 2016 by restoring sets found at thrift stores. A year later made his first MoC and has continued building to this day. His builds have been featured on The Brothers Brick, BrickVault, LEGO’s social media accounts, and LEGO Masters FOX Season 2. He’s most known for combining advanced techniques in Friendly Magical Spaceships and polytecture sculptures. He’s a regular panelist on YouTube live streams and active in the online LEGO community. All his builds are certified and approved by Small Art Director.

Appearing Friday, and Saturday August 27th, and 28th 2021





Flickr: kanemoto