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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Street Magic

Complete Idiot's Guides

Tom Ogden - Author

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ISBN 9781592576753 | 400 pages | 02 Oct 2007 | Alpha | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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It’s the hip-hop of hocus-pocus.

Forget about David Copperfield, cruise ship illusionists, and birthday party magicians. They’re so twentieth century. Think cutting-edge magickers like David Blaine and Criss Angel. People starting out in magic today want something edgier, grittier, quick, visual, and maybe a little dangerous. This guide will teach you how to do it! What makes The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Street Magic different from other books is the type of tricks and the thematic presentations that readers will actually learn. Out of the literally thousands of tricks that could have been included, only those that have the greatest impact, both visually and psychologically, appear in this book. It includes:

  • 75 to 100 tricks
  • 200 illustrations, from how-to shots to photos of street magicians at work
  • Contains something for all levels, from easy-to-accomplish tricks for complete beginners to more challenging sleight-of-hand for those who seriously want to pursue the art of legerdemain

Samples and More from This Book

Quick Guide: Card Tricks 101: Pick a Card

Quick Guide: Cool Card Tricks: Hindu Shuffle and Karate Kard

Quick Guide: How to Do the Bending Spoon Trick

Quick Guide: How to Do the Great Escaping Ring Trick

Quick Guide: Street Magic: The Floating Roll Trick

Quick Guide: Street Magic: The Jumping Rubber Band Trick

Quick Guide: Street Magic: The Levitating Knife Trick


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