LATEST ARTICLES

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...

“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...

How to Book More Shows for Magicians?

This article examines a simple but profound thought – How to books more shows for magicians and make money. At the most basic level, being...

Free Live Webinar on How to Market a Magic Show in...

It has been a while since i did a free live webinar. If you have not watched my previous webinars, you can check them...

The Professional Illusionist Master Course Starts 31 JUL 2017

THE NEXT COURSE WILL COMMENCE ON 31 JUL 2017 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN I am happy to announce that the 3rd intake of “The Professional Illusionist Master...