card magic

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    Psycho by Spidey Thoughts and Mods

    Hey everyone! First post to the forums and just wanted to share some ideas and learn other people's handling of Spidey's awesome trick "Psycho." I've been doing this effect for a couple months now and it has gotten some awesome reactions! However when I performed it verbatim as is taught in the...
  2. TimW1

    Walk around card magic?

    Hey wizards and witches. I have been learning magic for a while now but I still struggle to find routines that are good for walk around magic - that don't require a special deck, set up or gimmick. I have pockets full of cards and gimmicks. I am looking for some good card material, using just...
  3. TheDerpsterKoder

    Super Visual Card Tricks Needed!

    Hey guys I need some type of REALLY visual card trick for a close-up show I'm doing. It doesn't need to be impromptu and can have gaffs but I wont be talking at all during the performance, similar to shin lin. It doesn't really have to have any color changes, and would actually be preferable if...
  4. joshrfrank

    New magician needs help

    Hey guys (and gals)! My name is Josh and I'm 29 and have been interested in magic for a while now but have recently wanted to start learning. I would like to know where the best place to start would be. I have been playing around with card magic and enjoy it but haven't really performed for...
  5. Nerv

    The Expert At the Card Table Help

    Hello! I received my copy of the expert at the card table today! But i can not understand the "technical terms section". Can anyone show me how the in- jog and the out- jog works? And by the "top card" or the "first card" is it the side where the card are facing the sky in dealer's grip( the...
  6. Nerv

    What would you do with $100?

    How would you guys spend 100 dollars( or 80 British pounds)? I recently have had a trouble picking out magic tricks to buy. I love the Double Cross, Sleeper, and the Odyssey. I am also thinking about buying some David Blaine Gold Gatorbacks. Although it is well over 100 dollars, i will have to...
  7. E

    Ring and Rubber Band Magic Versus Card and Coin Magic

    Hi Guys, I'm new to magic and was just wondering a few things in regards to how magic like ring magic and rubber band magic compare to card magic and coin magic (which seem to me to be more "established" and popular): 1. Is it generally advised to learn card magic and coin magic BEFORE...
  8. pbernardo

    35 years old beginner

    Hello everyone. I am completely new here in theory11 and also to card magic and cardistry. Card magic is something I have always liked, but when younger I used to think I would never be able to do it. Now in my 35 I thought... What the ****? Why not? I would like to ask two questions to the...
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    DIY Card Back Gimmickry

    Hello, I'm looking for advice specifically for DIY card gaffs/gimmicks. I feel this is a cheaper alternative for me as I'm more of a move monkey. However I'm doing a parlour setting for a camera, and require only a few types of gimmicks for the routine. I would like any other DIYer's advice in...
  10. AlexNaporko

    Spirit by Alex Naporko

    Hi everyone! My name is Alex and I'm honor to represent you my new modern magic video S P I R I T: I hope you will like it...
  11. The Magic X

    Flap - Hondo Chen

    I was looking into some magic gimmicks and I found Hondo Chen's superior flap cards. Hondo is selling both instructions for the gimmick and handmade flaps. I'm willing to put time into the creation of the cards, but I was wondering if it was worth the money.
  12. The Magic X

    I'm an Amateur

    I'm not quite sure that this is the right place to put this, so if this belongs somewhere else just tell me. I'll go by X, and although I am very interested in the art of card magic, -and can perform many simple tricks,- I'm still relatively new to it and pretty bad at the flourishes and...
  13. D

    Need a tip for the classic pass.

    I'm learning the classic pass, however, the bottom card on the top pile which you pivot keeps slipping across the right edge of the bottom pile. Can you think of any tips that will help me stop that? ~DB
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    How tough are Shin Lim P magic products to perform???

    How difficult is shinanigens Dvd and 52 shades of red to perform and it is suitable for close up magic.(audience 1m away). I am 14 and started with card magic 2 yrs ago. I have learned a lot from dvds like How to do street magic, crash course, born to perform and ninja. I know it will be hard...
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    Where can I get SIGNED note to walnut, egg, Orange

    PERFORMANCE IN THE LINK -https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=T-XXAKCUi20 0k here's what happens The magician borrows a note or it can even be a card - spec signs it The magician then folds it into a very small square and places it into 1 of 3 envelopes. Chosen by spec. Shuffles envelopes. Spec...
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    which is the best card magic INSTANT DOWNLOAD??

    Which is the best INSTANT DOWNLOAD or DVD WITHOUT SHIPPABLE GIMMICK according to you of easy-intermediate level. I dont want shippable gimmick bcause I live in ASIA where shipping from sites is quite high. I just want your favorites(single tricks only NOT SETS OR MULTIPLE TRICKS) and suggestion...
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    Velvet texture

    Hey. This is a question for people who has watched Shin Lim's at the table lecture. The mat he uses in the lecture has a very off pattern texture. I was wondering what this type of velvet is called and what to search for. I have tried crushed velvet, but that seems to bee just wrinkled velvet...
  18. december boy

    CAPacity - a trick with a hat and a cap.

    Hey guys! So we filmed this tutorial with a new artist to December Boys - Max. He has a new approach to old card to hat principle. Tell us what do you think! And would you like to see that effect on the wire?
  19. C

    Essentials of magic and cardistry???

    What I mean by this is, what are the essential books, DVDs, downloads, anything to get started in magic and cardistry? I'm open to general magic, but I'm more into cards than anything else. Also, how do I find time to practice? I'm currently in Grade 10 and I find that school gets in the way of...
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    What's your opinion on Daniel Madison?

    Hi all, this is my very first post on theory 11 Forum, I would like to know what's your opinion on written books by Daniel Madison. Hi effect are very attractive and some of sleight are amazing. I have some books to complete my study on card magic, I'm not new to magic, I started with Card...
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