The second volume of Michael Close’s The Work series. This volume covers various methods for the top palm, including methods for palming multiple cards.
The top palm is one of the most powerful sleights in magic; mastery of this move opens the door to visual and miraculous magic. The Work: Palming Volume 2: The Top Palm offers unparalleled instruction in various techniques for this sleight. The combination of text, photographs, and video clips impart information in a way that rivals private lessons.
Included in this volume are: an analysis of the basic palming positions, Vernon’s Topping the Deck Palm, Marlo’s Multiple-Card Top Palm, The One-Hand Top Palm, Marlo’s Misdirection Palm (and the Close Variation), The Erdnase Top Palm, The Dr. Elliott Palm, A Pivot Point Top Palm, Four Methods for Replacing Palmed Cards, How to Avoid Framing, and How to Practice Palming.
1st edition 2006; 40 pages; 50 photos, 15 video clips.
word count: 12441 which is equivalent to 49 standard pages of text