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A Case Study in Illusion Design & Modification

This is the first post of its kind that I have made on my illusion design process. It is a case study in illusion...

Recommended Books & DVDs for the Modern Illusionist

This comprehensive list of books and DVDs was compiled for the modern stage magician or illusionist in mind. With that, I’m speaking of magic artistes...

Download a New Free Illusion Plan – Excess Baggage

Here is your chance to download an illusion plan for FREE! Learn how to perform and build a production illusion with the following effect: The illusionist...

Modern Deceptive Steps Illusion Plans + Self-Opening Escape Box

J C Sum’s illusion plans are known for being the most detailed and easy-to-understand instructional building plans on the market for modern illusions. This product...

Long Awaited J C Sum iFRAME Plans Now Available

The long awaited J C Sum iFRAME plans are now available for sale from the Illusion Bookstore. For years, magicians from all over the world...

“Unwritten” Book Test Set Official Release

I am happy to announce that my original Unwritten book test, is officially available through magic dealers around the world. The feedback I have gotten from magicians...

Stage Teleportations Premium Illusion Design Series #5

After 2 years since the last release, I am happy to announce the publication of "Stage Teleportations" the 5th installment in my Premium Illusion...

Stage Magic Routines for an Illusion Show

If you perform an illusion show, in addition to the illusions, you will require supporting material that consists of several stage or stand-up routines...

Innovative Illusion Show Concept Ideas

In this post, we will explore innovative illusion show concept ideas. Most illusion shows follow a similar formula: Open with an illusion, then alternate...

What Do You Think of This New Promotional Website

i have just completed and launched a newly revamped official "J C Sum" promotional website.   I have written about building a website before. Although some...

Mixing Mentalism & Illusions

While most probably know me best as an illusionist and illusion designer, I have been performing a professional mentalism show in some form since 2002,...

The Need for Reinvention

Almost every entertainer will hit a period of career stagnation. It is impossible to avoid if you have been working long enough. This applies...

Please Vote for this LEGO Magic Museum to be an Official...

PLEASE VOTE FOR THIS LEGO MAGIC MUSEUM As with my live shows, illusion presentations and books, I am constantly looking to elevate the magic arts...

A LEGO Magician Art Imitating Life

After a private event in Koh Samui, Thailand, I just flew to Nagasaki, Japan, to join Royal Caribbean's "Ovation of the Seas" cruise liner...