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This blog details the "backstage business" of professional illusionist, illusion designer, author & show producer, J C Sum.
It also explores how creative & artistic individuals can position themselves to be commercially successful in their respective fields.
Whether you are an entertainer, film-maker, designer, musician, artist, actor or animator, this blog strives to offer insights based on the art, science and business of one of Asia’s most commercially successful practitioners of the magic arts.
Daily Archives: July 8, 2010
I had no idea that this was a mentalism book under I read through the first 5 pages of it. I had an open mind and read through the small collection of effects described. Chester Sass is a german magician … Continue reading
This is quite a unique DVD that targets a fairly niche market – advanced sponge ball manipulation. I think every close-up magician has dabbled in sponge balls or rabbits at one point in her/ his career. I did it a … Continue reading
As I mentioned in another review on Mayne’s products, I have all his early books and admire his thinking. Besides running “itricks”, Andrew has made a name and career creating afforable illusions out of cheap materials. While, I don’t see these … Continue reading
I have all of Andrew’s early books and also watched his “Illusion EFX” DVD before this review. Besides running “itricks”, Andrew has made a name and career creating afforable illusions out of cheap materials. While, I don’t see these illusions cutting … Continue reading