You may steal two chosen cards to the top of the deck and load both into the break when out-jogging the packet. When pressure is released, both cards will remain out-jogged, perfectly aligned. Apparently strip the card out and table it face down. Actually, push the face card of the pair back into the deck and table the second chosen card. Ask for the identity of the second card and apparently change the first selection to the second.

I like to work this as a sucker effect following an effect in which the Joker is used. The Joker is simply dropped on top of the pack at the conclusion of the previous trick and, thus, appears instead of the selected card. I ask the spectator holding the packet to give me the selected card so I can do something else with it as I apparently strip the Joker out of the deck and toss it on the table. Of course, the selected card is not to be found in the packet or in the deck. When the Joker is found, we all know where to look for the selection. This is excellent for those situations where you are asked, "Show that 'Card Cannonball Trick' to Fred, he'll love it!"

oil colours STEVE KUSKIE

Three pink-backed kings and three blue-backed aces are made to magically interlace, separate, and interlace once more.

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Fundamentals of Magick

Fundamentals of Magick

Magick is the art and practice of moving natural energies to effect needed or wanted change. Magick is natural, there is absolutely nothing supernatural about it. What is taught here are various techniques of magick for beginners. Magick is natural and simple and the techniques to develop abilities should be simple and natural as well. What is taught on this site is not only the basics of magick, but the basics of many things.

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