Through an exclusive dealer with Lybrary.com (the world’s largest distributor of ebooks for magicians), I will be releasing a brand new specialty book for mentalists, magicians and illusionists.
This is a first-of-its-kind book on the subject as there has never been a book that focuses exclusively on illusions for mentalists. I was approached by Lybrary.com to release a book project with them and I thought this would be a perfect fit and a complement of my physical books released through Murphy’s Magic Supplies.
“Illusionism” (named by Ning) includes EIGHT original illusions and stage routines for mentalism shows, complete with full presentations, full-colour illustrations and building plans.
The routines offer an alternative fresh perspective of presenting mentalism as well as demonstrate how illusion methods and principles can be combined with mentalism methods to create unique stage routines. The book also explores how visual production value and scale can be a valuable addition to a traditional minimalist mentalism show.
The routines were designed specifically for:
- Corporate & Special Events
- Fashion Shows
Who will benefit from this book?
- Mentalists looking to add scale and large-scale effects to their show
- Magicians interested in an alternative perspective & approach to presenting mental magic
- Illusionists looking to add variety and unique illusion presentations to their show
- Magicians new to both mentalism and illusions and are looking for interesting plots in magic
Illusions and routines detailed in the book include:
A large-scale visual opening prediction revelation that opens a show with a bang and communicates the nature of a mentalism show.
A 3-Phase Telekinesis Routine
A secretly chosen wine glass from a number of glasses shatters upon concentration.
A lighthearted comedy mentalism routine that involves a spectator being shackled to you!
A stage routine that involves giving spectators a chance to win your paycheck for the show. As a kicker finale, the paycheck transforms into a large box full of money!
A powerful climax for Fogel’s signature routine.
Jumbo Visible Deck
Adding a Visual Element to the Invisible Deck Routine
A prediction routine involving a choice of the latest fashion apparels with a sealed prediction in a large isolated glass box that ends with a logical illusion kicker!
Things to know:
- All the routines, except for “Fashion Statement”, can be performed by the solo performer.
- Basic illusion knowledge is not necessary to understand the illusions in this book. However, illusion and illusion building knowledge is required if you intend to build some of the illusions yourself. If not, any illusion builder or stage prop maker will be able to build the illusions for you.
- Also included is the explanation to my “Developmental Force” that is a devious enhancement to the “Magician’s Force” with playing cards or envelopes.
Look out for a release date in the next week!