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    Michael Leon Sadler: House on Lake

Take a trip round the boyish brain of the excellent Michael Leon Sadler

Posted by Liv Siddall,

For someone who draws pictures that you wouldn’t be surprised to find underneath a nine-year-old boy’s bed, Michael Sadler is doing incredibly well. Maybe it’s because what he does looks so simple but is, in fact, almost impossible. To be able to draw with such little inhibition and make images that are like snapshots of a boy’s dream after a school trip to a castle is kind of an amazing skill. So expect turrets, lakes, battle axes and helmets, all illustrated in glorious watercolour and commissioned by the greats. We’re talking The Believer, Kramer’s Ergot, Mould Map and even Nike! Jealous of Michael’s life? I know I am.

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    Michael Leon Sadler: Untitled

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    Michael Leon Sadler: Hiding in the Church

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    Michael Leon Sadler: House by Lake

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    Michael Leon Sadler: Untitled

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    Michael Leon Sadler: The Machine

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    Michael Leon Sadler: Turret Stories

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    Michael Leon Sadler: Ragged Man

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    Michael Leon Sadler: Turret Stories

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    Michael Leon Sadler: Untitled

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Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.