At this moment, the left fingers curl up slightly for just a second, to cover the following action: the right hand presses down on the folding coin, causing the lower third to flip back horizontally (refer to figure two — performer's view). The fold of the coin presses into the crease in the palm. From the spectator's viewpoint, the coin is seen in the act of penetrating the palm!

This illusion is displayed just long enough for the impact to register. Now turn the left hand inwards. Simultaneously, the folding coin is dropped into the left palm, held in place by pressure with the fleshy base of the left thumb. (For all intents and purposes, you are taking the coin into a Classic Palm grip, but this need not be perfect as long as the coin is held securely).

The lme-up for the International Day of Magic on Sunday 18 December include Doug Alker, A1 Goshman, Bob Gill, Fred Kaps, Bob Read and Juan Tamarix, in close-up. Not to be missed.

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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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