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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 [...]

Learning to carve lettering in stone with Martin Cook

LEARNING TO CARVE LETTERING IN STONE WITH MARTIN COOK   Learning to carve lettering in stone with Martin Cook at Dovecot Studio 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 [...]

By | 2017-08-28T19:11:49+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-08T16:10:49+00:00 August 17th, 2016|garden carvings, Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Learn to carve lettering with Martin Cook

Learn to carve lettering with Martin Cook Learn to carve lettering with Martin Cook at this studio in Buckinghamshire. Martin will be running a two day workshop from his Buckinghamshire studio on 1st & 2nd October 2016.  This will be a great course for beginners and the more experienced. The day will start with a [...]

By | 2017-09-03T08:49:16+00:00 July 5th, 2016|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016 – Best Fresh Garden and Gold Medal winner by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 - Best Fresh Garden and Gold Medal winner by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze The Marble and Granite Centre – Antithesis of Sarcophagi FRESH GARDENS BACK TO RESULTS   1 / 4 2 / 4   The Marble and Granite Centre - Antithesis of Sarcophagi 3 / 4   The Marble and [...]

Hand carved lettering in oak by Martin Cook

Hand carved lettering in oak by Martin Cook Martin Cook's hand carved and gilded lettering in oak Hand carved lettering in oak by Martin Cook This hand carved lettering can be seen at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.  The lettering has been intricately carved into the oak using [...]

By | 2017-09-03T10:03:06+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved Portland stone memorial by Martin Cook

Hand carved portland stone memorial by Martin Cook Hand carved Portland stone memorial by Martin Cook This elegant hand carved Portland stone memorial by Martin Cook has deeply carved lettering and the relief carved symbol of ying and yang.  The hand carved memorial was designed by Martin Cook at the drawing board at [...]

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 Antithesis of Sarcophagi by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze

RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016 ANTITHESIS OF SARCOPHAGI BY MARTIN COOK AND GARY BREEZE The Marble and Granite Centre – Antithesis of Sarcophagi Designed by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze Built by Chris Holland Landscapes Sponsored by The Marble and Granite Centre Ltd Also exhibiting in the Fresh category for The Marble and Granite Centre [...]

By | 2017-09-03T10:04:11+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved lettering in slate

hand carved wooden boxes by Martin Cook hand carved lettering in slate by Martin Cook These beautiful and elegant boxes feature hand carved lettering in slate. Martin Cook designed and carved these idigbo and slate boxes for an exhibition.  The boxes are hand made and the lettered slate lids show flowing [...]