Announcing John Carneys
Magic by Design
Study, Practice and Presentation
We have always been told the secret to good magic is practice, pracitce, practice. But how to get the most out of our practice? How to choose what is worth practicing? How do we shape presentations that will reap the most reward in appreciation from our audience?
Magic by Design is a workbook that answers these questions and more, all in one place.
Here is Carneys method for analyzing everything he considers adding to my repitiore. What is offered is inspiration and encouragement for both beginner and even the advanced, who are looking for a fresh perspective.
This 90 page paperback contains no tricks, just the real secrets of how to advance in your magic.
Included are chapters on:
Approach to Study
Setting an Ideal
Critquing your own work
Video vs. Books
Creating and selecting new material
Different Types of Practice
Tips on getting the most from your practice
Routining and Presentation
Creating a character
Plot and Presentation
$25 postpaid domestic
$28 postpaid outside US
California residents add 9.75% sales tax
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13134 Valleyheart Dr. #3
Studio City, CA 91604