$34.95Drawing Room Deceptions was one of the first magic books added to our library. With many pages now tattered, it still remains on our top shelf. The discoveries found within represent cunning variations of classical concepts. Guy's ingenious design in constructing effects brings mystery and prestige back to the conjuror.
The top card men in the world disagree on many things. One thing they all agree on is that no other book in the history of card manipulation deserves careful study more than The Expert at the Card Table. After one hundred years, it is still considered the foundation upon which modern card magic is based. It contains some of the most perfectly constructed sleights in all of card magic. Even more important are the profound lessons in the real secrets of magic: naturalness, attention to detail, uniformity of action and the psychology of deception. For a century, the methods of S.W. Erdnase have been studied, practiced and written about by countless card experts. One person who spent a lifetime studying every detail of this landmark book is Darwin Ortiz.
When one enters card magic, the books are endless. Coming across By Forces Unseen is a special moment in any card magician's growth. It is a pleasure to read. Beautifully written and researched by Stephen Minch, you will find many other books mentioned in the references that will advance your pasteboard path. Ernest Earick is a genius. Simply put when you learn the routines in this book your appreciation for sleight of hand will captivate your imagination.The construction of effects and sleights stand the test of time. It is a must have.
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Introducing the card magic and flourishes of Kevin Ho, Smooth Operations is a 60 page book explaining an array of new material for both the curious student and seasoned pro with over a hundred photo illustrations for an enjoyable learning experience.
Step into a world of visual madness and experience the unexpected. Tools, Inventions and Applications for the Modern Card Magician.
In The Art of Switching Decks, Roberto Giobbi, the world-renowned author of Card College and other modern classics of card magic, teaches dozens of methods for imperceptibly switching decks. More important, he shows that it isn't difficult manipulation that makes these switches totally deceptive--rather, it's psychological principles: principles that allow the reader to apply and modify deck switching techniques to suit any circumstance.
All this is accomplished without the use of special gimmicks or apparatus. The only things required to do these professional switches are decks of cards and your pockets. And along the way, Giobbi explains some very strong card magic.
If you were to epitomize the sleight of hand of Ross Bertram in one word, it would be natural. No phony moves, no jerky motions, no changes in hands, eyes, or voice.
In this, Bertram's second book, you will learn the true art of sleight of hand magic from one who can only be called an artist.