David Blaine Street Magic Levitation

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Blaine had never performed street magic before videotaping it for ABC.


David Blaine Street Magic


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.

Remember in "David Blaine: Dive of Death," where he did card magic for members of the New York Giants? He had one of the players choose a card, then hold it between their palms. Blaine waved another card around the player's palms... and the two cards switched places. You'll learn that effect, called "Here Then There," in Crash Course 1: Sleight of Hand Card Tricks.

Remember when Blaine made that card, signed by the football player, kept jumping to the top of the deck? You can learn the classic ambitious card routine, and many ways to enhance it, in "Crash Course 2: Ultimate Guide to Ambitiouxs Card."

Many of the secret moves used in David Blaine card tricks 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.

  • 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.

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, especially in Ninja 2: Weapons (video shown above).

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.



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