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Card Through Window: A Magical Look at the Other Side of the Glass
by Shawn Evans


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Card Through Window: A Magical Look at the Other Side of the Glass by Shawn Evans

This ebook will take the student of magic on a magical journey to the other side of the glass, providing for an extensive study in magic theory as well as application --- all from the perspective of the classic Card through Window effect.

As a beginner, intermediate or advance student, you’ll learn the general framework for implementing your vision and the specific conceptual tools that you need to construct, refine and customize any magic effect (trick or illusion) to fit who you are as a performer.

This ebook explains the overall dynamics of magic: misdirection, audience management, presentation, patter, performance psychology, degrees of deception, group dynamics and the list goes on.

But that’s all theory. Yet this ebook also nails down the mechanics, the nuts and bolt of various methods and techniques with details, real-world insights, hard-learned feedback along with illustrations (gaffs, gimmicks and sleights), diagrams, color photos and video links.

Table Of Contents

  • Chapter 1 The Basic CTW Effect
  • Chapter 2 History of: A Card in Flight
  • Chapter 3 Conceptual Framework
  • Chapter 4 Theme Variations
  • Chapter 5 CTW Methods
  • Chapter 6 Method 1: Plants
  • Chapter 7 Method 2: Assisted Plant
  • Chapter 8 Method 3: Gimmicks, Gaffs & Apparatus
  • Chapter 9 Method 4: Sleights for Impromptu Performances
  • Chapter 10 Types of Windows
  • Chapter 11 Adhesives - Types and Usage
  • Chapter 12 Misdirection Techniques

1st edition 2011; 92 pages.
word count: 15113 which is equivalent to 60 standard pages of text