Magic For Dummies

Magic For Dummies

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Published: 1998-08-14

Total Pages: 410

ISBN-13: 0764551019

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You don’t need a white tiger, expensive props, or hours of preparation to do magic. With a little practice, some clever misdirection (which lays at the heart of all magic tricks), and showmanship, you can surprise family, friends, and coworkers using a few everyday items! If you’re looking to saw a beautiful women in half or make buildings disappear, we’re sorry, but this book isn’t you. But if you want to act out little miracles that you can perform on the spur of the moment with items that are usually within reach, then Magic For Dummies can show you how. Magic For Dummies features more than 90 easy-to-perform deceptions, illusions, and sleights of hand for any event or occasion. You’ll discover how to perform entertaining card tricks, coin tricks, disappearing acts, as well as the always-popular mind reading trick. You’ll even see how easy it is to make money disappear as well as melt a saltshaker! Chock-full of show-stopping tricks, Magic For Dummies will: Get you started with easy-to-learn magic tricks Let you turn a restaurant into a your stage with tricks that include utensils, mugs, and even food Show you how to use a deck of cards to perform endless magic tricks Make you the life of the party with tricks such as “Call This Number,” “The Strength Test,” and “The Phantom Photo” Get you out of tough situations by giving you ten things to say when things go wrong Filled with photos, patter, and presentation tips for every trick in the book, Magic For Dummies offers a great opportunity to become familiar with some of the coolest magic tricks ever performed. With the help of author David Pogue and the stunning tricks contributed by thirty-five of America’s top professional magicians, you’ll be leaving your friends, family, and coworkers spellbound at your mastery of the mystical arts.


Mind Magic and Mentalism For Dummies

Mind Magic and Mentalism For Dummies

Author: James L. Clark

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Published: 2012-03-27

Total Pages: 410

ISBN-13: 1119954002

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The beginner's guide to mental magic No rabbits. No wands. Just dozens of first-rate effects, illusions, and tricks guaranteed to amaze. Mind Magic & Mentalism For Dummies pulls back the curtain and introduces the secret world of mentalism for the first time. With this book and the included DVD, budding practitioners have everything they need to master some of the most astounding illusions imaginable from exercising psychic powers and reading minds to harnessing mental energy to control fire and bend metal from across the stage. Each effect in the book is presented from three perspectives: what the audience sees, how the trick is performed, and how to present it in a way that thrills spectators, making it the comprehensive, essential guide to blowing your audience away. The DVD includes performances of many of the effects outlined in the book to help readers put the information into action Provides both introductory-level lessons on the art of performing and a host of great effects that will meet the needs of beginners Mind Magic & Mentalism For Dummies is the essential introduction to this mysterious art that can seemingly provide readers with the powers of clairvoyance, mind control, divination, and precognition. Note - CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.


Sorcery for Beginners

Sorcery for Beginners

Author: Matt Harry

Publisher: Inkshares

Published: 2017-10-10

Total Pages: 416

ISBN-13: 1942645686

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For fans of J.K. Rowling, Rick Riordan, and anyone who ever wanted to be a sorcerer, Sorcery for Beginners is part novel, part “For Dummies” guide to magic, and every bit a fun, fast-paced adventure.


Magic for Beginners

Magic for Beginners

Author: Kelly Link

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2006

Total Pages: 324

ISBN-13: 9780156031875

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All-new collection of magical stories from slapstick comedy to Gothic horror.


Candle Magic for Beginners

Candle Magic for Beginners

Author: Richard Webster

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

Published: 2004

Total Pages: 110

ISBN-13: 0738705357

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Anyone who has made a wish before blowing out birthday candles has practiced candle magic. Quick, easy, and effective, this magical art requires no religious doctrine or previous magic experience. Anyone can practice candle magic and Richard Webster shows you how to get started. Learn how to perform rituals, spells, and divinations to gain luck, love, prosperity, protection, healing, and happiness. Also included are tips for which kinds of candles to use, candle maintenance and preparation, best times for magic, and how to make your own candles.


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Magic Tricks

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Magic Tricks

Author: Tom Ogden

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 1998-11-01

Total Pages: 408

ISBN-13: 9780028627076

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Presents step-by-step instructions for performing hundreds of tricks, provides tips on establishing a stage presence, and offers methods and styles of master magicians


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Street Magic

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Street Magic

Author: Tom Ogden

Publisher: Alpha

Published: 2007

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781592576753

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Forget about David Copperfield, cruise ship illusionists, and birthday party magicians. They're so old school, so 20th century. The conjuring that people starting out in magic today want to do is edgier, grittier, quick, visual, and maybe a little dangerous - magic to the max. Welcome to the world of street magic! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Street Magicwill teach you how to do it! Even some of the simplest stunts, if performed effectively, have the same strong potential to amaze onlookers as the more challenging feats. Out of the literally thousands of tricks that can be included, only those that are the most direct and have the greatest impact, both visually and psychologically, will appear in the book. Each magical effect will be rated on a scale from one-to-three stars, easy to difficult, according to how hard it is to learn and/or to perform.


Enochian Magic for Beginners

Enochian Magic for Beginners

Author: Donald Tyson

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

Published: 2002-09

Total Pages: 196

ISBN-13: 1567187471

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The most remarkable artifact in the entire history of spirit communication is the legacy of the Enochian angels, who presented themselves to the famed Elizabethan mathematician Dr. John Dee through his seer, alchemist Edward Kelley, between the years 1582-1589. Now, ENOCHIAN MAGIC FOR BEGINNERS provides this system in its complete and original form. 53 illustrations.


Magic For Dummies

Magic For Dummies

Author: May Dawson

Publisher:

Published: 2020-01-07

Total Pages: 198

ISBN-13: 9781657312616

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Three things I didn't know yesterday:1. The old gods still exist.2. They can inhabit a human body... like mine...when a girl is just innocently studying at the library (and maybe stealing one small microfiche...)3. The old gods are cruel and dangerous and oh, also, horny.Actually, add a fourth thing: There's a reform school for delinquent supernatural creatures.After a little mishap where I may have accidentally set my school on fire, I have to choose between human prison or a paranormal academy for the troubled. I look terrible in orange, so it's a simple call...But it turns out, all the bad boys of the supernatural world... vampires, shifters, witches... can stop fighting each other in the yard at God Fire Reform School and agree on one thing. They want the gods dead and gone again.I'm not going into this twisted new world alone though. The four boys I once loved, who have grown into sexy men, are all possessed by the gods. Not only have we inherited their powers, but a shard of their troublesome personalities, too.Which means even we're scared of what we might do next... If these men and I don't master the gods within, this school won't 'reform' us. It will bury us.MAGIC FOR DUMMIES is book 1 in a paranormal reverse harem series. Scroll up and download now to enroll in the reform school, where you'll find yourself with sexy gods, a lovable heroine, and the mess of supernatural beings who want them dead.


Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish

Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish

Author: Margarita Madrigal

Publisher: Crown

Published: 2012-09-26

Total Pages: 514

ISBN-13: 0307754871

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Use the English you already know to quickly learn the basics of Spanish with this unique, accessible guide featuring original illustrations by Andy Warhol—from one of America’s most prominent language teachers. Read, write, and speak Spanish in only a few short weeks! Even the most reluctant learner will be astonished at the ease and effectiveness of Margarita Madrigal’s unique method of teaching a foreign language. Completely eliminating rote memorization and painfully boring drills, Madrigal’s Magic Key to Spanish is guaranteed to help you: • Learn to speak, read, and write Spanish quickly and easily • Convert English into Spanish in an instant • Start forming sentences after the very first lesson • Identify thousands of Spanish words within a few weeks of study • Travel to Spanish-speaking countries with confidence and comfort • Develop perfect pronunciation, thanks to a handy pronunciation key With original black-and-white illustration by Andy Warhol, Madrigal’s Magic Key to Spanish will provide readers with a solid foundation upon which to build their language skills.