Top 3 Most Read Magic & Illusions Posts in 2015

If you don’t have time and want to read the best of the best, check out the most read posts for 2015. These are...

J C Sum on The Dave Attwood Show Podcast

Check out my interview on episode 110 of The Dave Attwood Show where I talked about my new iFrame act, illusion innovation & performance....

J C Sum LIVE & UNCUT! The Solo Illusion Show

Welcome to a brand new year and I sincerely hope that 2016 will be a great year for you. I wanted to kick off the...

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...

Making a VIP Magically Appear for a Show or Event

If you are a working magician, making a VIP magically appear for a show or event will be a common request. If you are a corporate...

New Miser’s Dream Bucket – The Perfect Coin Pail 2.0

I'm really happy to be able to offer a new Miser's Dream Bucket - The Perfect Coin Pail 2.0! While this is not an illusion,...

Project ONE: The Solo Illusionist NOW AVAILABLE!

I'm really thrilled to announce that Project ONE: The Solo Illusionist is now available. This is a project I have been working on for more...

Solo Illusions for Magicians and Illusionists

One of the most sought after but elusive feats in illusions is finding good solo illusions for magicians and illusionists that can be performed by a...

How to Improve Your Magic Illusion Performance

This article explores how to improve your magic illusion show and make quantum leaps as a performer and entertainer. First, it is important to recognize...

Crystal Substitution Trunk from Kokubunji Studio

I'm pleased to announce that Kokubunji Studio from Japan is the official builder for the "Crystal Substitution Trunk", a see-through Sub Trunk based on my "Crystal Metamorphosis"...

How to Sell a Magic Illusion Show that You Don’t Have?

You might have done a double/take when reading the title of this post. You did not read it wrongly. It does indeed state "How...

Costumes for Magicians & Illusionists

// The subject of costumes for magicians & illusionists is not frequently discussed but is a vital component of...

Budget Illusions that Look Great on Stage

// In this post, I will explore resources for budget illusions that look great on stage. In my article "Choosing...

Kabuki Drops for Magic & Illusion Shows

A Kabuki Drop is a stagecraft technique and a release system that drops an open suspended curtain to the floor for a dramatic reveal. It...

How to Two-Wall Your Show for Entertainers

// This post is on how to Two-Wall your show for entertainers. But your first question is likely: "What...

Working as an Illusionist in a Production Show Part 1

  // Like many, I've been mindful in how I have charted my career as an illusionist over the past 16...

Review of Illusionworks 4 by Rand Woodbury

// Rand Woodbury has spent most of his career performing a lot of his original illusions for "real-world"...

How to Finance an Illusion Purchase

// Illusionists all love their shiny new toys and most know that a good illusion has a direct...

Crystal Metamorphosis Premium Illusion Design Series #3

// The much anticipated Premium Illusion Design Series for "Crystal Metamorphosis" is now available! The Premium Illusion Design Series...