It can be performed surrounded, allowing your spectators to experience the effect from every angle. Houchin may perform Counterfeit Hollingworth with his business card, but it is nonetheless a torn and restored card effect and he even used a playing card in the lecture. Houchin had a tremendous lecture-only deal on his products. Each piece seemingly fuses onto the next, leaving your audience with one of the most memorable souvenirs they've ever been given. Sometimes it's harder to follow along with videos once you have the gist of it because of all the pauses for explanation that you don't need in practice, but this has two angles with complete follow along of the routine at the end.
And all three of them were absolutely delightful. When Guy Hollingworth popularized the piece by piece torn and restored card plot, he set off a wave of creativity and adaptation which still ripples through the magic community. Learn the nuances that make this one of the most engaging, powerful, practical torn and restored effects ever released. Each of them has their own unique presentations that work in their own ways. Is the card restored completely? Will need a lot of practice, but following along with the video will make it so much easier. For the former, he advocates being yourself and, more importantly, how to actually do that.
The card can be handed out for immediate examination. I have combined Wayne's tear and restoration with the torched and restored ending to make it a more powerful restoration. This page was created in 0. Expert Instruction Produced by theory11, with 30 minutes of detailed instruction and performance tips from one of the leading minds in magic. Excellent effect and everything is clearly explained and demonstrated at a great pace, with performer's angle, and very easy to follow along with. So forgive me for asking one simple question.
A single playing card is torn into pieces - then visually restored under impossible conditions. Houchin started the lecture with one of his more famous effects:. Some people can smell the smoke. I have purchased several tricks from him in the past. It isn't hard and is easy to remember the sequence of tears.
If you want a flash appearance or something that is more focused on the end production, use something else. I'm hoping for the end of June but I fear I'm being overly optimistic. If you really want to do TnR though, I still recommend checking out a good selection of the others torched and restored particularly to allow you to choose which one is best for you. The card can be handed out for immediate examination. For the latter, he notes that it is important to not only have your magic, but also having a website, promotional materials, accounting, etc. With that inspiration, Counterfeit was born. The lecture got started late, due to the late arrival of our treasurer to collect money.
He explains it in full detail and is passionate about his effects. You'll see Houchin perform in the street for small groups, in-studio for the camera, and perform step-by-step, slowly, from several different camera angles. He just became one of my favourite magician and the effect is practical to perform. Only 100 copies are being released at this time. By the way, even though claimed he was only going to do one card trick, Counterfeit Hollingworth was in reality his third of the lecture. Do you want a flash production? Every item is carefully selected under the watchful eye of cofounders, and professional magicians Joshua Jay and Andi Gladwin.
There is only one or two times during the restoration where people cannot be behind you. I purchased this a few weeks back. I am interested in this. There are so many of these things out there now a days that you need to find something that works for your style. For half a decade Counterfeit Hollingworth has been a popular feature of my live lecture. He held aloft about a dozen photographs, claiming they were pictures of the very same cards Houdini had used in his final show. Finally, Houchin candidly discusses how he was inspired to develop the routine and how he feels when he presents close-up effects to small groups.
Instead he choose to go out in a blazing flop. A single playing card is torn into pieces - then visually restored under impossible conditions. After looking for over a year for TnR effect , finally my search is over. I thoroughly enjoyed the video and had one 'laugh-out-loud' moment, an epiphany actually, where he discusses audience management and misdirection. In his own case, he handled all these things mostly himself, learning the skills he needed. It is an amazing effect though. He came up with this effect when he was about 14.
Click here for details: Enjoy! Hands down the best teacher. This effect has a lasting quality, and your investment in the routine will yield a piece you can do anytime, anywhere, with minimal preparation. Posted a review on here that night don't know where it went. It is phenomenal how they come up with such great and creative solutions to problems. While it may not be for sale elsewhere just yet, a quick will provide several videos and more than a little discussion in the forums.
It also employs misdirection first described by Juan Tamariz in his book, , which Houchin did a truly excellent job explaining. I wouldn't say this is terribly a bad thing because as he explains, the audience really has no reason to sign it to prove it is the same card in the end. Did'nt care for the final piece restoration for this complex piece by piece explanation. But this isn't just magic that people see, this is magic people believe. The views and comments expressed on The Magic Café are not necessarily those of The Magic Café, Steve Brooks, or Steve Brooks Magic. The title of the trick pays homage to , who came up with Reformation, the first notable piece-by-piece torn and restored card. Panning from one side of the room to the other, holding his hands up so everyone could see they were entirely empty, Houchin reached thumb and forefinger to his right eye where he grasped what, to all appearances, was the other end of the partially consumed string.