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This is an easy coin production method, which after a little practice will have you producing coins from the air, smoothly and convincingly
Effect: Although the magicians hand is shown to be empty and open, he is able to reach into the air and grab a coin from nowhere. Allthough deceptively easy to learn, this coin sleight looks very convincing and is a powerful coin magic sleight to use in your magic routines.
How To Do The Trick :
The coin magic video tutorial on this page will show you the coin sleight being performed and then will explain the easy secret to be able to perform the trick. Watch and learn.
Step By Step Photos :
Out of your audience's view, secretly squeeze a large coin in between the fleshy part of your thumb and first finger. Hold your hand out in front of you, as shown, at an angle that the coin is not visible to your specatators.
Push arm forward in a slight lunging motion and then pull back a little.
As you start to pull your arm back, curl first and second finger in to grab the coin between the two fingers. Quickly uncurl the two fingers as shown. When fingers are nearly uncurled, bring up thumb and smoothly push up the coin by pushing it flat against your first finger. The coin is shown here pushed flat against your finger Here is the audiences view of the coin which appears to have appeared out of thin air.
The above motions are all carried out when the hand is moving in a forward and then backwards direction to simulate a grabbing motion.
This trick benefits greatly from some practice in front of a mirror so that you can get an idea of your audience's view.
Should you wish to see a lot more cool coin vanishes and secrets. Basic to advanced moves and sleights as well as some of the best and most impressive tricks can be found in Modern Coin Magic: 116 Coin Sleights and 236 Coin Tricks which is one of the most essential magic books and worthwhile reading available to today's magician