David Blaine is a master at street magic, but he is even more incredible when he performs card tricks. He handles a deck of playing cards like few others, even though he doesn’t do any flashy flourishes. The reason David Blaine is such a compelling performer is that he pairs simple sleight of hand with incredible persona to create impossibly realistic effects. David Blaine card tricks are classics of magic.
You can learn and perform David Blaine card tricks.
- Card tricks are a staple of magic, because they are recognizable, yet easy to manipulate.
- Audiences love card tricks, because they are some of the most impossible-looking effects in magic.
- David Blaine card tricks are accomplished with simple sleight of hand, and can be done with a borrowed deck of cards.
- Ellusionist playing cards are the highest-quality cards on the market; made for magicians by magicians and the U.S. Playing Card Co.
Many of the secret moves are actually time-tested sleights created by the masters of magic. They are simple to learn and easy to practice, once you know the secrets behind them. Your introduction to sleight of hand is Ellusionist’s ground-breaking training video, “How to Do Street Magic.”
In this DVD, you’ll get more than two hours of instruction on more than 20 effects, many of which are card tricks. Your teacher is Brad Christian, a 25-year performance veteran who worked the same New York streets as David Blaine. And as a free gift, you’ll receive a deck of black, custom Ellusionist playing cards, which will add style and mystery to your performance.
When you learn from “How to Do Street Magic” and put in the right amount of practice, you’ll be performing David Blaine card tricks for friends, strangers, co-workers, anyone. You will be able to make a chosen card appear as ashes on your arm. You’ll make a chosen card disappear, then reappear wherever you command. You can make a spectator cut to the four aces without touching a card.
Once you’ve developed your style, you’ll be ready to dive into Ellusionist’s vast library of card magic, effects and custom playing cards, including many David Blaine card tricks. Revealed will be detailed performance advice and practice tips.
You can get the same kinds of reactions that you see in his specials, including “David Blaine: Dive of Death.” People love magic, and are clamoring for more. Give them what they want.