A new book from Paul Osborne that is a must for any real student of illusions. The ultimate resource book on building and performing these classic illusions.
Every detail of these popular illusions is covered from complete building plans on several versions of these props to performance tips and detailed photos. Featured are plans for Tom Palmer's Candy Doll House, and the Don Rose Doll House, as well as several versions of the Sawing, Sub Trunk and Modern Cabinet, and Sword Cabinet, Super Suspension, Crystal Casket, Cargo Cage and Zig Zag This is the only book of its kind in the world and a must for every student of illusions and the serious illusionist's library.
This all new edition features details on the Disembodied Princess - 2 versions, Guillotines - 2 versions, Choppers - 2 versions, the Costume Trunk, the Blade Box, the Sword Suspension, the Broom Suspension, the Buzz Saw - 2 versions, Burned Alive - 2 versions, Hindu Basket, Temple of Benares and the Mismade Girl.
This book also features information on how to cast a realistic looking face, how to make your burned skeleton, and a hilarious Guillotine script plus many building tips and pictures of illusions that you won't find anywhere else. Classic Illusions Vol 2 features a foreword by illusion expert Dennis Phillips plus photos of many of his creations. This is a must for your illusion library!
Pages: 90 - 8.5" x 11" - Comb Binding - Black and White illustrations and photos
The newest, largest and final edition to Paul Osborne's popular "Classic Illusion" books!
Volume three features plans for The Princess of Thebes, The Tabouret, The Girls in Drums, The Cannons, The Aga levitation, The Palanquin, The Head Chests, The Stack Box, The Chests of Mystery, The Mignon, two Cutting in 6ths versions, and The Shadow Boxes- 19 plans in all plus building tips and comments from experienced performers who have presented these illusions.
Also featured is a chapter on crating and 25 things to consider before building or buying an illusion. Many never-before-seen photos of these illusions are also featured. Vince Carmen adds a foreword and we give you the skinney on what tools should always travel with your illusions. This last in the series is not to be missed if you are interested in magic's greatest illusions, building, buying, performing and maintaining the world's greatest magic props.
Pages: 100 - 8.5" x 11" - Comb Binding - Black and white illustrations and photos