About

As this my first blog I figured that I might as well tell you a little about myself. As I said in my first post, I am Mariann Asanuma and I am a former Master Model Designer from LEGOLAND California. My motto: “From Big to Small I can Build it All!” Although I loved working as a Master Model Designer, I felt that I had more to offer the world. Working at LEGOLAND fulfilled a lifelong dream of mine to become a Master Model Designer.

Ever since I was a little girl, I loved playing with LEGO bricks. But as a child I thought that I would never be able to achieve my dream. How could I? All the LEGO Model Shops were in Europe!!!! That is a very long ways away when you are a kid.

Who would have thought that they would a LEGOLAND just miles away from my home? I remember going opening day and loving the park from the first moment I spent there.

Well, after a few more years, and six times (yes, six times!!!) of applying for a job at LEGOLAND I finally got a seasonal job for two weeks in the retail department. And after a few months of working there, I transfered over to the LEGOLAND Model Shop! Yeah!!!!! I worked at the Model Shop for four years, learning all the techniques and tricks of the Master Model Builders.

As I said, I loved my job, but there was so much more that I needed to do with my life. So last year, right after I completed my last project at LEGOLAND — Miniland Las Vegas (I designed the Vegas sign by the way) — I quit LEGOLAND.

Now I am pursuing another lifelong goal, becoming a well-known author. My series, “Building Secrets from the Masters,” teaches young and old alike, all the tips and techniques I learned while I was at LEGOLAND.

Check out my website.

http://www.modelbuildingsecrets.com

LEGO is a trademark of the LEGO Group. This site is neither owned nor operated by LEGO Systems, Inc. and is in no way sponsored, authorized, or endorsed by the LEGO company. Design and content copyrighted Mariann Asanuma 2008-2010, all rights reserved.

2 Responses to “About”

  1. LegoAdmin Says:

    Hi,

    I saw your website and I happen to own a website on Lego Star Wars at http://legostarwarsclub.blogspot.com. If you deem it to be of your standards, please reply to this message within 2 weeks and we can coordinate some kind of link exchange.

    Thanks,
    Lego Admin

    Writer, Editor, Designer, SEO Specialist, Photographer, General Manager — Lego Star Wars Club

  2. polzic Says:

    Hello i write you several times but you dont answer me never.

    I have a Lego Page in Argentina, and im asking you to put our links crossed (you page in mine, and my page in yours)

    I visit you time to time, to see whats new in Lego. cause we are too far away in Buenos Aires!

    http://www.legosargentina.blogspot.com

    Answer me please, at least tell me, dont bother my anymore!

    Polzic.

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