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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.
Tag Archives: Metamorphosis
Hey I have released two more digital illusion plans. Plans #14 – Classic Sub Trunk. In this brand new set, I detail my design/ build method for a “classic” Sub Trunk but built in ATA style. As per all my … Continue reading →
From now to 1 Oct 2011, 2359hrs, if you purchase of any illusion design plan, you will receive an unpublished illusion plan free as a bonus. No minimum number of plans are necessary. All plans are listed here: http://www.illusionbooks.com/plans.html The most … Continue reading →
My new “Impassable” illusion is going well with working magicians around the world. It is truly a great practical illusion that includes audience interaction and visual illusion in a single act. I have listed a couple of new “used” illusions … Continue reading →
If has been 13 months since I decided to release my original illusions in the form of digital plans – PDFs. Response has been tremendous and I have now a total of 11 design plan packages available. I know for … Continue reading →
Since I launched my digital illusion design plans last month, response has been great! I think the flexibility to buy specific plans for certain illusions and the ablity to save money make the plans a no brainer for many magicians who know what … Continue reading →
Just a quick note to thank all those that ordered the new digital format illusion design packages! I did not think that orders would pick up that fast off the bat. But, I now firmly believe this format resonates well … Continue reading →
As professional illusionists, much of our stage work is developing interesting presentations and effects for illusions. In just 3 years, Ning & I have created numerous presentations to fit our combined styles, characters and images. Some did not work out, but … Continue reading →