Rough and Smooth effects

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Sean-Dylan
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Rough and Smooth effects

Postby Sean-Dylan » August 5th, 2014, 5:04 pm

With the recent acquisition of “The Roughing Stick” by Harry Robson, I have taken a renewed interest in effects that use the principle. I am looking for effects that are either marketed or in print, other than the well-known Brain Wave, Ultra Mental, Pop-Eyed Popper, Phil Trick etc. I have also performed Nomen Omen and Monkey in the Middle in yeras past. Any other suggestions?

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Re: Rough and Smooth effects

Postby Bob Farmer » August 5th, 2014, 5:28 pm

Sid Lorraine sold something similar--I think he called it "Rough Stuff"--and as he was a commercial artist, I always wondered if it was some sort of commercial art product.

There's also a book by Joe Berg and Aldini called, "Rough Stuff."

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Re: Rough and Smooth effects

Postby Jonathan Townsend » August 5th, 2014, 7:53 pm

Sean-Dylan wrote:With the recent acquisition of “The Roughing Stick” by Harry Robson, I have taken a renewed interest in effects that use the principle. ...



look back a little ways to "science friction".
Mundus vult decipi -per Caleb Carr's story Killing Time


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