John Guastaferro Masterclass

Live lecture by John Guastaferro
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John Guastaferro Masterclass

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Live lecture by John Guastaferro (75.00)

5+ hours of fascinating, fooling and fun magic from one of magic's most creative and compelling performers.

John Guastaferro inherently understands how to make magic both powerful and entertaining. His magic always has a captivating presentation angle that makes an audience eager to watch. The best part though is that John G.'s magic is accessible to all performers. The "John Guastaferro Masterclass" is filled with practical, real-world effects that you can, and will, perform. There is something for every magician.

The author of one of our bestselling magic books of all time One Degree, John Guastaferro is not only an exemplary magician and frequent performer at the Magic Castle, but also an also an accomplished guitarist and motivational speaker. This artistic styling is clear in all of his magic. He's like combination of Paul Harris, John Bannon and Allan Ackerman with an added artistic ingredient layered on top.

We are enamored by John G. The only thing that rivals the magic he creates, is the way he teaches them. He is an accomplished lecturer that will have you hooked from start to finish. In this massive download, you'll experience the full breadth of his unique brand of card magic. The curriculum is a perfect blend of unpublished work and some of his most popular effects, including hidden gems that have been lost to time until now.

It's not just close-up magic either. There are some mental magic effects, a section on parlor magic and even routines that can be applied to your virtual magic shows.

This Masterclass download comes highly-recommended and is an absolute steal at this price.

Part 1: Openers & Visual Extras

  • Vanishing Ink
  • Virus
  • Truth in Advertising
  • Fairly Tale Frogs
  • All About Perception
  • Poker Chips
  • Artistic Prediction
  • Lost & Found

Part 2: Hands Off & Mental Mysteries

  • Hands Off Aces
  • All for One Aces
  • All Three Kings
  • Your Turn to Triumph
  • Spectral
  • Triple Torn Mystery
  • Biddleless
  • Mini-Mental

Part 3: Workers & Parlor Magic Routines

  • In the Doghouse
  • Invisible Color Sandwich
  • Homage to Homing
  • Ballet Cut and applications
  • Proximity Peek Control
  • Assembly Line
  • Vino Aces

As a special bonus, you'll also receive a more than hour-long Zoom Q&A session that was recorded live to for members of Vanishing Inc. Monthly.

 

Customer reviews for John Guastaferro Masterclass

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Mark

A must watch for the card magicians out there! Yes, it's all card magic and most are not difficult. There are great routines that have that "one percent improvement" to make them jaw dropping. If you have his books, One Degree and The Nth Degree, then you'll know the genius of John Guastaferro. If you don't have his books, you'll definitely want them after seeing his Masterclass!

 
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Jordan

This is my favorite masterclass on the site (along with Woody Aragon). John offers amazing insights to why he loves each trick and I have gone back to this masterclass multiple times to remember certain trick because I just love all the material in here. Buy this one, it is worth your money.

 
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Marc

John Guastaferro is an incredible man and an inventive, talented magician. I love everything he does, without exception, and have great admiration for this generousity in life activity. The Vanishing Masterclass gives you the chance to see some of the routines he's already shown in his books, ebooks and DVDs. For those who own all or most of his work, there will be a lot of "duplication" of what they already have, as there is very little that is new. But the mere fact of seeing John G. on screen, benefiting from his advice and seeing him do it, is pleasant and can justify the investment. For those who own nothing by John Guastaferro and would like to start with something, the Masterclass may be a good solution. For long-time fans, it may be a way of waiting for his next book to be released by Vanishing (the sequel to One Degree).

 
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Andy

What a fun, inspiring first lecture. Can't wait for part two.

 
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Russ

 
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Gary

This is one of the best masterclasses I have purchased John has a very relaxed style of performing and teaching which makes it an easy watch and the little added steps that he teaches makes all worthwhile. The final trick he teaches is vino aces which is so clever and deceptive which I love to perform highly recommended anything by John jut buy it.

 
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Maksymilian

Awesome Masterclass, great tricks, really liked it. Really worth the cost. Some new tricks based on basic techniques and also the more advanced ones. Everything was great. Keep doing those Masterclasses. Thanks.

 
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Steve

 
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Ryan

This was great. The hour-and-a-half time was awesome - I think a lot of the time, lectures feel the need to pack in the material and you end up with fatigue. I like the shorter, one hour time (plus 30 minutes of questions, etc). Great material, well taught.

 
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Charlie

Very solid materal all three weeks.

 
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Robin

I could only stay for the first half hour, but that was great!

 
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Laurence

John’s work is visually stunning! His presentations, ask the spectator to create/ cement the effect within their mind through thoughtful presentation, which gives his magic double punch long after the performance. Thanks John for pointing the way through your insightful lecture series.

 
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Larry

 
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Ken

Really enjoyed it.

 
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Sean

This is a month that was solidly knocked out of the park. John G. has an elegant smoothness in performance, and his teaching flows very well. So far of all of the months of Masterclass I would have to rank this at the top. Can't wait to see what is next.

 
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Max

 
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Danny

John G is one of those guys that makes you feel really comfortable in the ‘learning’ environment - especially for ‘learners’ who may not know all of the latest moves in card magic. Consequently, John G is an extraordinarily inspirational performer! Today I was a guest viewer for this Masterclass. My only regret is that I did not subscribe to the month long John Guastaferro Masterclass. These classes are simply a brilliant idea, and not something you want to miss out on. Thank you VanishingINC. for the invitation to this truly wonderful class today. Thank you John G for being the cause and effect of why this was truly wonderful!

 
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Jered

Wonderful class. John Guastaferro is such a good instructor. This should be required viewing for all subsequent Masterclass teachers. Thank you to Josh, Andi and the entire Vanishing Inc. team for always providing the best in quality magic.

 
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John

 
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Jerry

Bravo & thanks to John Guastaferro for excellent presentations and easy-to-follow instructions of top-drawer effects, routines, and sleights -- all real-world workers that are fun to watch and perform!

 
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Osmond William

To the point, good mix of moves /effects, and magical thinking, clearly and engagingly explained.

 
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Joseph

I was invited as a guest of Josh and Andi to watch John Guastaferro's Magic Class. I have to say the quality of the material and insight into performance was fantastic. The sound and the picture quality are first rate also. I do look forward to subscribing to master class so that I can enjoy and learn from future performers. Thanks Guys for the Great Surprise!!!

 
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Diego

It has been a great master class.
Thank you for sharing with us.
A pleasure
Diego

 
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John

An excellent Masterclass. I've gained a library of new tricks, but - more importantly - the thoughts John offered regarding his approach to magic were truly transformational.

Stunning!

 
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Edmund

I have been a huge John G fan for several years and have done Vino Aces as a major piece for my performances. This was a huge treat. I have learned a lot here and will be going back to the recordings again and again.

 
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William

As first time attendee thanks to Josh and Andi I was impressed. the content was excelent and the Q&A at the end was enlightening. John G was brilliant.

 
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John

I really enjoyed the lecture. Would be helpful to have lecture notes to go along with it as it is hard to remember every thing. Thanks Again, John Sprague

 
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Simon

Thank you for inviting me to this masterclass with John Guasteferro. John was awesome to watch and the tricks were great. The explanations were good but will probably need to watch it over again to catch it all. Overall a wonderful introduction to the Masterclass series.

 
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Hector

perfect
thanks

 
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Chuck

Truly worth every penny of the subscription! It works out to only $12.50/session. No where else can you find 1.5 to 2 hours of top notch magic training for that price, not even DVDs or downloads. Furthermore, you also get a digital download of every session automatically included!

 
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Ron

Excellent! Always enjoy John's work. It appears so smooth, effortless, conversational, and magical. One of my favorite teachers in magic! Thanks, John, Andi, and Josh!!

 
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Billy

This masterclass session was really amazing and informative! There was great advice given here about crafting tricks to make the performances more understandable to laypeople! Also, the tricks discussed were amazing to watch as well!

 
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Gary

A nice selection of very practical effects. I really appreciate the clear explanations and attention to details and motivation for actions within a routine.

 
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Volker

This masterclass was as good as expected.
And having read some of his books i had high expectations ;-)

 
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errol

this was just super, love the feedback at the end of the show. Errol Robinson.

 
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David

 
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Leon

John Guastaferro's Master Class was EXCELLENT! Very straightforward effects with no difficult slights but focus on presentation. Very calm and inviting style. Clear plots and clear explanations. Thanks!

 
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Lark

Magnificent

 
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Fredrick

John is a delight. Creative and innovative magic from a genuine performer.

 
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David

This was fantastic. Such a genuinely nice man performing his miracles then teaching them. Sign me up
David

 
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Edmund

 
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Richard

I only saw part of this, but what I saw was excellent. I hope I can watch it completely on line?

 
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Samuel

This lecture was fantastic. Not just the tricks, but the tools John uses to add clarity to his work. The tricks were great and worth the price of admission, but the answers to questions were pure gold!

 
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Edmund

 
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Stanley C

Clear, communicative, creative, casual, courteous, clever!

 
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Jack

A different style of Masterclass: instead of teaching principles and then showing how they're applied in effects, John taught a torrent of effects and the principles come out naturally and are elaborated upon organically. Super fun, super effecting, super engaging. Really got a lot out of these.

 
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Robb

John is such a great thinker and this class is FULL of card magic that is practical and fooling, with presentations that make it entertaining. This is one you can keep going back to again and again.

 
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Magic Joe

John G. was great! Helpful tips on presentation alone was worth the lecture. Thank you!!!

 
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Michael

 
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David

This was an awesome experience. Thank you.

 
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David

This was an awesome experience. Thank you.

 
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Maksymilian

Great Masterclass! I learnt so much great effects and moves. It was reallly worth it.

 
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Barson Schmelzer

 
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Mark C.

If you’re not familiar with John Guastafarro’s work, do yourself a favor and change that right now.

 
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Michael

Absolutely fantastic! Inspiring. Simple, efficient. So much material. Thanks, John.

 
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Jeffrey

John was awesome! I learned a lot from this wonderful Masterclass

Jeffrey Marks

 
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Matthew

So wonderful with taught with great personality -- John's love for magic resonates through these lessons.

If you are a fan of John this is not something to miss out on.

 
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Jake

Lots of Awesome Magic along with some awesome discussions!

 
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Brian

Great principles from someone with a strong, but personable presentation. Great class.

 
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Michael

Great class - Love Johns tricks and style for a long time. - Was great to see him in a master class.

 
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Laureen

Wonderful lecturer and inspirational. Clarity is key in helping us understand the process.

 
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Gary

such a very sincere person !!!

 
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Doug

 
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Carey

This was a great experience from a true master at creating magic.

 
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Ignatios

 
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Tom

informative

 
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Vouthynar

The hit was Vino Aces. Great lecture!

 
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Peter

Really wholesome and was super inspirational!

 
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Michael

 
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Rikesh

 
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Rune

John was great, as always. Recommended!

 
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Michael

 
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Steven

This guest was really blessed. Thanks.

 
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Mark

 
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Larraine

 
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Michal

Highly recommended!

 
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Michael

I need to first take the time to compliment Vanishing Inc. Magic in general and John Guastaferro in particular for John's 2nd week Masterclass lecture held yesterday!

WOW! What a lecture! Ten minutes into the lecture, I scrambled to pick up my cell phone and begin taking notes to myself (as I made notes on a just completed card trick)...and, as it turns out, for each subsequent card trick as each was performed and explained...and I never put my cell phone down for the entire rest of the lecture. WOW! WOW! WOW! What an exciting lecture! And then equally as good (if not arguably better) was John's and Andi's discussion on marketing and branding. I was enthralled! Super exciting and interesting....and an emptiness instantly enveloped me as the Masteclass came to an end.

Man! I've watched many magic lectures (and I really get off on lectures on performance theory) but, I cannot remember a lecture that I have enjoyed more and/or got more out of than John's Week 2 lecture.

I've always been a huge fan of John's after his Full Circle rope trick video. What creativity and insight! (And then, inevitably others stole John's methodology and even failed to give him proper credit or attribution.)

And now, to discover that John is a true Renaissance Man and is soo multi-talented (i.e., Flamenco Guitar? His Degree in college was Business and Marketing? Business Leader and Motivational Speaker?,...C'mon! Stop it! Get out of Dodge!) I am in complete awe of John Guastaferro.

 
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Patricia

what a great master class, John style, smooth, suave, is full of tips that are so valuable to all magician as well as branding ect...... well done, a must to join ....Patricia M.

 
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Michael

Fantastic!

 
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Marshall

Awesome. Keep them going.

 
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Dan

John's material and performing style is always fantastic, fooling and very accessible, both for an audience and for the performer. There's a great variety of material and advice in this Masterclass. Well worth the cost.

 
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Jay

 
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  • Roberto asks: What are the dates for the John G Masterclass Live? Thanks!

    • 1. Vanishing Inc. Magic responds: January: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th.
  • Daniel asks: Responding to a previous question: the January Sundays are the 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th.

    • 1. Matthew B answers: The incorrect information really needs to be removed by VI.
    • 2. Yuval answers: Please pardon any confusion in our previous response: John G.'s Masterclass starts on Sunday January 3rd!
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  • Kenneth asks: to help decide at what level to subscribe, can you advise some of the 2021 lectures? John G will be fantastic, just trying to determine who else might be in the "hopper"? thanks.

    • 1. John Guastaferro (creator) responds: Thanks for the kind words. Here are a few of the upcoming MasterClass Magicians. https://www.vanishingincmagic.com/masterclass/
  • Darren asks: How long does each Masterclass lecture last roughly as it doesn’t start until 9pm UK time. Thanks

    • 1. John Guastaferro (creator) responds: 90 minutes
  • rich asks: I’ve signed up for this but have not received an email on how to access this lecture today.

    • 1. Vanishing Inc. Magic responds: The link will always be in your account just before the event begins: https://www.vanishingincmagic.com/account/
  • Todd asks: If I subscribe now can I get caught up on John's series or do I only get to participate moving forward? Thanks!

    • 1. Vanishing Inc. Magic responds: When you subscribe, you get immediate access to the current's month's recordings and access to the remaining live events for the month.
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