Close-up Card Magic has 34 ratings and 1 review: Published by Louis Tannen, pages, Hardcover. Close-up Card Magic. Written by Harry Lorayne. Work of Harry Lorayne. pages (Hardcover), published by Louis Tannen Illustrated with drawings by. Wanna learn card tricks? Then you have to get this book. It’s pages full of astounding effects, routines, ideas from the legendary Harry Lorayne and some of.
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So not only is the structure not as good, there’s also more work involved. Prediction Extraordinaire – I don’t like the method here, the effect is good; a double maic.
Close-up Card Magic by Harry Lorayne
Refresh and try again. Includes many how-to’ drawings. Lost and Found Aces. I like the way in which the selection is taken and shuffled not cut into the deck by the spectator all while your back is turned. I’m sure others will have comments about other criticisms you have made. Return to Book Page. Hi I’ve read Harry Loraynes close up card magic three times now and tried out every effect except for two as one requires you to be in a pitch black room with no light and the other needs a lengthy setup which I would never do as I like to work impromptu.
Effective card tricks you will do immediately, unique card tricks with which you will amaze ccard audience. Hoang Do rated it it was amazing Oct 17, I like alot of effects from this book. The photo is of my grandson who magiic magic!
It uses an interesting handling of the bottom slip cut which is worth remembering. Out of this universe – In this version of Out of this world in which almost unbelievably no mention is made of Paul Curry the deck is dealt out not once, not twice, but a total of three times and shuffled so many times that people may lose the will to live before you get to the end.
By addressing individual effects and saying what you did not like about them, others who like the book, or at least magci particular effect, will be able to respond with specificity.
Loraybe didn’t read it, as I don’t do two deck effects. Learn the secrets from the masters themselves!
Andreas rated it liked it Mar 28, You then change the hearts into spades to conclude. Calculated Risk – This is just Dai Vernon’s trick that cannot be explained under the guise of a variation.
I especially liked that you followed up after my purchase arrived. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Since in and out faros don’t have a place in the effects that Harry writes about in the book, I can’t fault him for not going into greater detail.
In effect one card is placed on the table as you try to read the spectator’s mind. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Grbls rated it really liked it Nov 10, This may be one of the most important books in card magic written by one of the all time greats In my top 3 card magic books ever written. Three again – This is the same as the last effect, except this time you give cardd deck two riffle shuffles before going through the motions of finding the card. Table Edge Half Pass.
In effect a selected card penetrates hsrry the table into the spectator’s hand. Braue Addition and Switch. This page was created in 0. Throughout the book I couldn’t help but feel as if I was being talked down to “do a false shuffle if you can “.
Close-up Card Magic
His ”The Memory Book” has sold over two million copies, whilst in Chronicles: Torn corner Transposition – Basically the same as the previous trick but you use an envelope and tear the corner off one of the cards. As long as as an opinion is informed and intelligent, I enjoy reading a point of view that differ ccard my own and considering WHY I disagree with it.
DJ has heavy wear, tearing, creasing, soiling and missing piece from spine. Multiple Change – A decent, if rather awkward variant for the turnover change allowing you to change multiple cards.
A better way would be to use a Ramsay idea in that you tell them the truth!. Based on this, and having skimmed the book, I am definitely not going to buy it.
I had already been doing various sets with two other guys so I had done enough entertaining for the evening. Take me to your leader – A Walter Cummings effect. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. This is a different effect. Toggle navigation Conjuring Archive. Alpen Nacar A good if rather obvious application of the Curry change. The idea the effect is based on to make the assembly more logical is flawed as it is just as illogical to put 3 on one ace 2 on another 1 on the next and none on the last.
I really hate these sort of tricks, It is, as Vernon would say, “showing how clever you are. Learn some of the greatest card tricks ever, straight from the legend himself Wanna learn card tricks?
Rather than say “I think this book is great” or “I think this book is a load of old nonsense” without saying why; which is how reviews usually go, I’m going to use a yard stick to weigh up the pros and cons of each effect in the book.
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This is a confusing and badly constructed routine. It’s not particularly difficult, the presentation is good and the effect packs a wallop. I’m not a fan of poker demonstrations, but this is one I perform regularly with outstanding results.