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Art of Magic - Monday, October 10, 2016
Category: Art of Magic
A collection of card tricks to perform this Halloween. From the Haunted Deck to Rising Card, Ricky Smith offers insightful feedback to a few of his favorite tricks featuring an "October-esque" presentation.
Art of Magic - Monday, September 12, 2016
This is an excerpt from the first chapter of Henning Nelms' Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjuring, an absolute must-read in our list of important magical publications.
Art of Magic - Monday, August 29, 2016
This week's blog is a guest contribution from BJ Bueno, a top retail consultant, marketing strategist, and magician! This blog comes from his boutique marketing strategy firm, The Cult Branding Company.
Art of Magic - Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Slow Dance is a magical frame designed by Jeff Lieberman that allows objects to move in slow motion without the need of a camera. The mechanics, similar to a zoetrope "combine technology, science, and art in order to remind us of the natural mystery, beauty, and wonder that surround us every day."
Art of Magic - Monday, August 22, 2016
Art of Magic is proud to present Franco Pascali teaching Flourishes for Magicians. Within this video, you'll find four beautiful, simple flourishes that an add style to your existing repertoire or can act as fun, exciting to moves to practice.
Art of Magic - Monday, August 8, 2016
Dale Harney performs the classic of magic, The Linking Rings on his Canadian magic program, The Magic Palace. Find the entire exhibition, including performances from the greatest magicians in the world over at Magicana.com
Art of Magic - Monday, August 1, 2016
Our friend Mahdi succeeded in fooling master magicians Penn & Teller on FOOL US. Watch his performance and learn a little bit more about Mahdi's evolution as a conjuror.
Art of Magic - Friday, July 29, 2016
Watch as Franco roams the streets of Los Angeles, performing a selection of miracles from our catalogue, so you can see real world reactions to these strong, visual effects.
Art of Magic - Tuesday, July 26, 2016
David Ben provides context for the smash hit program, The Magic Palace, Dale Harney's Canadian television program featuring some of the greatest magicians in the world. The exhibition is available in full at Magicana.com.
Art of Magic - Monday, July 11, 2016
Curated by Mahdi Gilbert, June’s Library of Wonder abounds with charming oddities and titans of magic. The collection is not one to take lightly; Mahdi’s countless years of study within the art has procured a vast knowledge of the best conjuring has to offer.
Art of Magic - Monday, June 27, 2016
Earl Nelson, a revolutionary card technician and author of Variations, performs a beautifully clean and direct routine on Dale Harney's Canadian magic program, The Magic Palace.
Art of Magic - Monday, June 20, 2016
Dale Harney performs the classic Finger Chopper illusion on the Canadian television series, The Magic Palace.
Art of Magic - Monday, June 13, 2016
Paul Harris performs a routine featuring some of his most well known effects with playing cards on Dale Harney's magic program, The Magic Palace.
Art of Magic - Monday, June 6, 2016
Art of Magic - Sunday, June 5, 2016
Bruce Cervon performs on The Magic Palace, an inspiration for a generation of magicians. The show was conceived and hosted by Canadian stage illusionist, Dale Harney.
Art of Magic - Friday, May 20, 2016
A Canadian television series, The Magic Palace was an inspiration for a generation of magicians. The show was conceived and hosted by Canadian stage illusionist, Dale Harney.
Art of Magic - Wednesday, May 11, 2016
There is no straight path to become a magician. Your commitment to mystify will be an ongoing journey, and we encourage you to see magic in everything.
Curtis Kam - Monday, May 9, 2016
Category: About Vanishing Inc
In this excerpt from Wrestling with Magic, Curtis Kam discusses the various types of presentation for magic effects.
Art of Magic - Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The magician depends upon mystery which in turn depends upon secrecy. The ability to make something happen that others know cannot happen is necessary to the successful magician.
Bill Simon shares what he has observed about magic, including the contemporary approaches to practice, performance, and more.
Theoretically any trick that is deceptive should be a good magical effect, but unfortunately this is not the case in actual practice. It is important that a magician be able to analyze the cause.
Curtis Kam - Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Curtis Kam allows us an excerpted essay from his excellent notes on magical theory, Wrestling with Magic. Enjoy a pithy discussion of the merits of experience.
The estate has countless doors. Bedrooms, bathrooms, a library, smoking room, parlor, even a turkish bath. But the real treasure of the manor—the true opulence of the home—isn't found on the other side of a mahogany door.
Ricky Smith - Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Ricky Smith provides the best sources for learning all facets of card magic in this in-depth article.
Professional magicians Joshua Jay and Andi Gladwin are the cofounders of Vanishing Inc. Magic shop. But, every single member of the team is a skilled magician.
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