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Martin comes from an artistic family; his father was a portrait painter and his mother managed an art store. He trained in Theatre Design, working on large-scale backdrops and costumes, then to graphics in the newspaper trade, but eventually found his niche when his friend Don Noble showed him how to create magical VANISHING Fore-edge Paintings 

Martin Frost - book craftsman


2019 -  For his 52 years developing and promoting the scarce art of VANISHING Fore-edge Painting Martin Frost has been awarded the MBE in the New Years Honours list which was presented by H.R.H Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle

2017 -  Maker of the Year by the Heritage Crafts Association.



He has featured in international tv, video, radio and the press (see History for a selection of his videos)


He regularly teaches and speaks on the craft and looks forward to further interesting commissions.

2010 - present
2010 - present
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