A huge hit worldwide, the Optricks deck uses optical illusions to create stunning effects within your card work. Here’s 3 training videos to show you how to use the optricks deck to the full.
PLEASE NOTE: The seal is used for one of the effects, so you may want to open it cleanly by inserting thin blade into the box and running it along the edge. However, the deck and be used inside any card tuck box.
The Grinder card and the double backer
The Grinder Coin Joker is back – with a complete visual upgrade. The realistic rendering and shadows of the new Grinder artwork link the artwork to the real world and will really play tricks with your spectators. Now it’s a double-facer, with one side featuring the Grinder Coin, and the other side a very realistic tear hole. This is designed to strengthen the illusion that the coin is literally being ripped from the card into real life. It’s fun collecting playing cards, bit some decks are created to crack open and use, so here’s a created a tutorial that will show you how use the optricks deck Grinder card and help you get the most out of it.
The Anamorphic Gaff – twisting sight and bending minds
This is a totally new concept in sleight of hand. Our eye-popping anamorphic gaff card uses an optical illusion technique to open up a whole new world of exploration. Now you can use your favorite sleights and colour changes in order to create routines that will astound your audiences in a whole new way. It’s based around the anamorphic art concept, where your view point makes the most magical moments come to life. We’re supporting this card by providing you with a host of routines and sleight combinations for easy-to-do, hard-hitting magic. Watch this video on how use the optricks deck Anamorphic Gaff.
The OptiBox Gaff – a new angle on empty box trickery
The OptiBox Gaff is an ingenious approach to a faux ’empty box’ type routine. You won’t need any advanced sleight of hand, due to the deceptive and clever method. With fair and easy handling, this surprising effect won’t arouse your audience’s suspicion, but is certain to blow their minds. Even people who knew in advance what illusion we were creating were fooled by it when they first saw it! Here’s a detailed video that teaches you how use the optricks deck gaff, and a couple of routine ideas to inspire you.
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