The Secrets of Card Magic

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What’s it all about?

Magic tricks are all about bringing wonder and mystery back to a world that sometimes seems to have all the answers. This class is all about learning how to use card magic to dazzle and amaze your friends and family.

What will we cover?

This will be an interactive class where you will learn some basic (and amazing) card mechanics and, more importantly, learn how to perform them in variety of different ways. You will also learn how some of the more difficult tricks are done so that you can have a solid base for pursuing the art in the future.

Here is what we will be going through:

  • A brief history of card magic
  • The types of cards to use for card magic and why this is important
  • Several basic tricks
  • A few difficult tricks
  • The 3 steps of card magic: the mechanic, the distraction, and the display

Who will be teaching?

Tim McMinn first stumbled across magic while backpacking in the south of Germany in 2005 when he stumbled across a South African traveller with a deck of cards and some fast hands. He instantly fell in love with the art and has been perfecting his art ever since.