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by Muse M
November 11th, 2010, 7:02 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Smaller hands and flourishes
Replies: 5
Views: 1404

Re: Smaller hands and flourishes

Joe - Thank you very much for the advice. I have now perfected the art of evenly covering my carpet with a layer of cards about a metre wide....lots more practice needed! Bill - Thank you as well - I do think it is the confidence aspect that needs to be worked on. I've just seen too many magicians w...
by Muse M
November 9th, 2010, 10:40 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Smaller hands and flourishes
Replies: 5
Views: 1404

Smaller hands and flourishes

It seems like a natural question, though I'm not sure if it's been addressed in this forum before. If it has, apologies. I'm finding it hard as a beginner to palm cards, and attempt springing, as my hands are only 6.5" from fingertip to wrist, and 3.5" widthways (palm size is roughly 3.5&q...
by Muse M
October 25th, 2010, 5:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Undergound?
Replies: 72
Views: 10527

Re: The Undergound?

Rudy Coby actually advocated forgetting about rushing to the Magic shops and buying each and every new trick. For him, it was a matter of knowing your character and - most importantly - playing to your own strengths. That's actually a theory that's useful in lay life - the amount of times I've read ...
by Muse M
October 24th, 2010, 4:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mentors
Replies: 5
Views: 1187

Re: Mentors

Thanks, Joe! I agree, having an extraordinary mentor would definitely be a plus - the guy I'm currently being mentored by is pretty special, though. (I asked around casually and though he's not one of the first names that trip off people's tongues when they talk about currently mentoring mages, he's...
by Muse M
October 23rd, 2010, 4:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mentors
Replies: 5
Views: 1187

Mentors

Forgive me if I've breached etiquette and posted in the wrong section. I'm willing to remove/rephrase as appropriate. I've started off down what I've found amusingly like the rabbit-hole in Alice in Wonderland. Magic is amazing, and I've found I really do enjoy learning. However, I'm rather confused...

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