How do I learn to do tricks with cards?
Card tricks – the most popular section close up magic. It is very simple to explain: there are hundreds of tricks with this props (playing cards), and you can buy it at any souvenir kiosk.
But are all cards good for card tricks?
Unfortunately, no. But some tricks can be shown using the first deck that comes to hand. For example, card guessing: a member of the public remembers any card and returns it to the deck. In order for the trick to succeed, the demonstrator should remember the previous card and then he will easily find the hidden one.
The most successful cards for tricks are:
ü well-sliding and moderately plastic cards of poker size, but not plastic, but made of high-quality embossed cardboard;
ü cards with white edging on their shirts.
Bicycle and Tally-Ho are recognized as the best cards for tricks all over the world. Tricks and demonstrations with their use are the most spectacular and fascinating.
In addition, many trick decks and special cards have been created on the basis of Bicycle: with their help, your “focus” capabilities will expand at times!
So, to learn how to do tricks with cards, you need to know the secret of the trick (you can learn it from a thematic source). But the most important thing is regular and long-term training: your actions must be brought to automatism. And sleight of hand should be at the highest level!
How do I learn to do tricks with money?
Tricks with money are very popular, especially among pragmatists. After all, what could be more exciting and interesting than manipulating this delicate matter!
The key to a successful “money” trick is sleight of hand and the ability to” talk ” the audience in order to distract their attention.
Learning to do tricks with money is not difficult, you just need to know the secret of their execution and a little practice. Therefore, they are suitable for beginners of illusory art.
The most” favorite “tricks of both performers and viewers are” printing press “and”pen through the bill”.
So, the trick with the “printing money machine” practically does not require any training or experience: it is enough just to spin the necessary bill, preferably a large denomination, before showing it. This is the secret of the trick.
Directly during the demonstration, you need to take a small denomination bill. For greater persuasiveness, it is best to borrow it from one of the intrigued viewers. And twist the banknote: from it “get” a solid amount of money! Usually, the audience is indescribable delight and many even dream of such a “real miracle machine”!
And cause the audience some frustration and indignation can be reversed:” large “banknote twist and get “small change”. Such manipulations are good for a fun draw.
And in conclusion, it should be noted that in order to become a magician, you do not need to have supernatural abilities and go far: you just need to have a great desire to work miracles and please others with them. After all, you can learn tricks and their secrets on the Internet. There you can also view videos of their performance and purchase the necessary props for tricks. And you can rehearse the number in front of a mirror. And let your first audience will be your loved ones: it is their delight and surprise that will give you confidence to go further on the path of the wizard.
Have a happy journey in the world of fairy tales, magic and magic!