Lewis is a consummate professional who has traveled the world
performing every type magic show possible. He is one of the very few
magicians who are equally as skilled in both stage and close-up magic.
His routines are all fast paced, humorous and intrinsically magical.
This video features Martin performing two different close-up magic
shows in front of a live audience. He then teaches all the routines in
great detail. You will also get to experience the comedy and
professional routining that have earned him a worldwide reputation.
Routines performed and explained:
The Amazing Dancing Girl: A fast paced Three Card Monte type routine
where the money card is all over the place, but never where you expect
Shuffle: Martin presents his handling to one of the best-selling card
routines of all time. It is also the one he invented and is best known
The Odd Card: An impossible Monte routine with jumbo cards where the money card vanishes and a joker is found in its place.
Spec Deck: A funny routine where a selected card is found through the markings it develops on it's back.
Stampede Second: A second dealing demonstration where a postage stamp
is placed on the top card of the deck and the cards beneath it are
visually dealt off the deck. When you stop the stamp is found
permanently adhered to a previously selected card.
Propagation: A routine using three dice and a dice cup where the dice
vanish, appear, shrink, change color, expand and finally multiply to
fill the table with dice.
Collins' Aces: The four aces vanish from four different packets of
cards. The cards are gathered and the aces are found by spelling to
of Arrival: Two cards are selected and signed. Ten cards are wrapped in
a handkerchief and held by a spectator. The two selections vanish from
the deck and appear inside the handkerchief.
Computer Cards: A selected card is lost in the deck. Using some
computer cards and the spectator's responses the selected card is found
even though the spectator is allowed to lie.
Rabbit Test: A cute packet trick with rabbits that fall in love and multiply.
Texas Money: A borrowed penny and a silver dollar change places, shrink and expand to many times their original size.
Miniature Card Rise: Two cards are selected and lost in a miniature
deck. The deck is placed under a drinking glass and the two selections
visually rise out of the deck. Everything is examinable.
Color Changing Pencil: A red pencil changes to blue as it is pushed through your fist.
Sinister Glimpse: A clever method of glimpsing a peeked at card while it is still in the center of the deck.
Bridge Hand Steal: A simple technique for stealing one card from a fan.
Tosser Coin Switch: A visually satisfying method for switching coins.
Expected availability around Thursday 15 January, 2015.