Like theatrical presentations, conjuring is an art of illusion. A magician skilled in the craft is able to convince an audience that he or she can read minds. Highly instructive book by a noted authority on the subject analyzes every phase of conjuring, from sleights, devices, misdirection, and controlling audience. Like theatrical presentations, conjuring is an art of illusion. A magician skilled in the craft is able to convince an audience that he or she can.
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Sam rated it it was amazing Sep 03, An incredibly detailed, comprehensive and extremely useful textbook.
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Apr 22, David rated it really liked it. Paperbackpages. Not so overtly, but you want to be able to set things up without the reader going — look, setup! It’s a handboo, book for the right audience.
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The tricks are pretty confusing and don’t really make sense but the theory is just right. If you’re good at your craft, this book will enable you to give a better, more polished performance. A magician skilled in the craft is able to convince an audience that he or she can read minds, communicate with the spirit world, make objects appear or disappear, and perform other gor of seemingly genuine magic.
Share your thoughts with other customers. David Freeman rated it really liked it Apr 07, Also included are some 60 original routines — from simple card tricks to such major illusions as having the performer suddenly appear wnd stage center. I thought it might be more philosophical so I was dissappointed. David rated it it was amazing Nov 25, This is a how-to-write book.
Miguel Jaramillo rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Even z he talks about misdirection — writers want to misdirect. The text feels and is dated. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers
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See our Returns Policy. Why am I interested in this? Aug 03, Randy Hulshizer rated it liked it. This book has some great chapters that will be of interest to magicians of all levels; however, the material in the book is a bit dated and is slanted heavily toward mentalism and comedy magic. Useful to anyone not just magicians.
Like theatrical presentations, conjuring is an art of illusion. Customers who bought this item also bought. This is NOT a book of tricks or illusions. Vicente rated it really liked it Nov 05, Refresh and try again. Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: