About this Blog
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: tommy wonder
One of the questions I do get asked is what are the essential books for a magician or what are my favourite books. I think I’ve too many “favourite” books depending on the specific subject matter but I do think there … Continue reading
Like many serious students of the art, I have studied the text and routines of the classic “Cups & Balls”. I have developed 3 routines over the years. The first one was a 9min competition routine that won me my … Continue reading
I was first introduced to Tom Stone’s work through his various ebooks by Shaun Ashley See. He demonstrated tremendous thinking of classic material with many new innovations in handling, techniques and utilizing misdirection and movement. Basically, awesome work all around! Then … Continue reading