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  • Close up of Martin Cook at work

  • Making of Little Missenden Monument

  • Welsh Slate and Gilded Sundial

  • Deeply carved Oak and Slate Garden Bench

  • My Generation - Portland Stone carved standing stone

  • Welsh Slate and-Oak with hand carved verse

  • Hand carved lettering into oak bench

  • All lettering is individually designed and drawn my hand

  • Slate hand carved roundel from Gold medal winning Mindfulness Garden Chelsea Flower Show

Martin’s Blog

  • The Antithesis of Sarcophagi at Chatsworth House

    The Antithesis of Sarcophagi at Chatsworth House   The RHS Gold medal winning garden The Antithesis of Sarcophagi garden by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze can now been seen at Chatsworth House. Following the huge success of The Antithesis of Sarcophagi Garden at Chelsea Flower Show 2016, The RHS invited Martin Cook and Gary Breeze to show the garden at the first RHS Chatsworth Flower Show.  The garden attracted the same interest from the visitors at ...

    Posted at July 20, 2017 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • The Scottish Gallery – Edinburgh – Classical Graffiti

    The Scottish Gallery - Edinburgh - Classical Graffiti This year Martin was invited to exhibit at The Scottish Gallery,  Edinburgh Classical Graffiti following a great response to a few of his pieces shown there last year. The Scottish Gallery Exhibition is open until September 2017. 'Classical Graffiti' is an exhibtion of individually designed and carved stone artworks.  These Portland stone hand carved wall panels hang side by side. One with classical Latin translation of modern song lyrics. The ...

    Posted at July 20, 2017 | By : | Categories : garden carvings,hand carved lettering,Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • Gardeners World BBC 2 14th October featuring Martin Cook

     Gardeners World BBC 2 14th October featuring Martin Cook You will remember from Martin's blog in August that  Gardeners World BBC came to Dovecot to film Martin.  The episode that features Martin talking to Joe Swift about the use of stone carvings in gardens will be on this Friday ,14th October on BBC 2. Joe Swift and Martin Cook discuss Martin's successful Chelsea Flower Show Gardens and also the use of hand carved lettering in ...

  • Learning to carve lettering in stone with Martin Cook

    LEARNING TO CARVE LETTERING IN STONE WITH MARTIN COOK   In July Martin promoted his letter carving courses at Hampton Court Flower Show. The response was huge.  We have just held the first Martin Cook lettering in stone weekend course. It was really enjoyable watching people development new ...

    Posted at October 4, 2016 | By : | Categories : Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
  • HAND CARVED GARDEN ARTWORKS FOR SALE BY MARTIN COOK

    Hand carved garden artworks for sale by Martin Cook As previously mentioned in Martin's blog, BBC Gardeners World came to Dovecot to film for Gardeners World.  During the filming Joe Swift explored the gardens at Dovecot and discovered hidden artworks made by Martin Cook.  These pieces are now for sale. Each piece of garden artwork has been individually designed and drawn with pencil and ink at Martin's drawing board.  The design is then transposed onto ...

    Posted at August 17, 2016 | By : | Categories : garden carvings,Martin's Blog | 0 Comment
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