"...the reveal just kills." - Lonnie Dilan, Card Pro
Every magician uses a Sharpie and most carry one around with them. So they started using THIS instead and putting it into their routines. The response was instant and pretty overwhelming as you can see in the clip on this page.
You MUST have this and we'll tell you why. Some things, you don't know why they work but they simply do.
When we came out with this as a promotion last year we knew that mangling the Sharpie logo into a playing card reveal was a good idea, but we didn't know HOW good.
You'll thank us for coming out with this. A genuine Sharpie, with ONE difference.
Pick up one, or three, today.
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Note: You must know how to force a card in order to use this product.
USING THE PADDLE MOVE WITH THE TRICK SHARPIE
"I used the paddle move with the sharpie, to turn the writing into the SixClubs - in a bar, on New Year's Eve :) To have the spectators watching, as the writing almost visibly turns into naming their card... My specs jumped through the *roof* (or at least, would have done if I was inside... as it happens, I was outside in the smoking area)
The key to working with the sharpie is to just not be afraid of handling it openly - the specs know what a sharpie looks like, and a cursory glance will confirm everything they know.
As it happens, when I pulled the Sharpie out, one of the specs said something along the lines of "Man, Sharpies will write on *anything*, they're great!" - At that point, I was so far ahead of the game that it wasn't even funny anymore!"
- Brendon, Area 51 Member on Ellusionist
I like the paddle move with the sharpie. I show the logo with the paddle move and I just talk to them about permanent ink and how it's impossible to change things once they have been written on paper. I pop the cap and have them write a few things on the force card. i hold the cap and they hand me the marker...recap and table the marker.......then I just have them hold the deck and card....shuffle up till happy and I rub the sharpie logo and blammo.
Another funny thing I do is a deck stab with the sharpie. First, force card, then have them stab the deck with the sharpie. Have them cut the deck where they put the pen. They don't find the card..but you say that the pen found the card....point out the printing and get ready for some great reactions...the reveal just kills!
- Lonnie Dilan, Card Pro
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Looks exactly like a real sharpie. I would use this as an after effect bonus for your spectator, and not just a standalone trick.
No one even looks at the logo so they can hold the sharpie in their hands and think it's a normal marker which makes the trick better. It's easy to carry around and it's a good product for any magic collection.
For as Simple as this pen is, the sheer amazement on a spectators face when you reveal is totally worth it. I love to use it as an Opener...just remember to swap the pen with a regular sharpie so no one bothers to look at it again.
This is one of my favorite tricks! It gets great reactions and all you have to know how to do is force a card! Get this trick now!
BUY IT! I saw david blaine use a trick sharpie and when i realized that ellusionist had one i knew i had to get it and let me say, the reactions i got were 1000000X better than david got! I use the classic force to force the six of clubs but if I'm preforming for a heclker i use just a riffle force and the reactions are still amazing! MUST GET! Perfect for a 5 cards routine or and end to an ambitous card!
My favorite reveal item especially when they sign the card
It's amazing!! I don't know what else to say. It writes perfectly like a normal pen. Definitely getting more of these :D Also it is as they say. No one sees it at first until it is right in front of them. It would be really neat to see these in other colours as well :)
Right from the beginning, you can show the spectators the words 'Six spades' while asking "What is this?" and it will fly straight past them.
It works, and will always keep you one ahead.
This is a great "kicker" for anyone who uses the ubiquitous Sharpie pen...It would lend itself to a compilation of creative ideas for this pen. It can be used as a main effect or as a an "out" or a bonus effect after forcing the six of clubs. Great potential!
Really cool utility and if you use your imagination this could be killer. ADD TO CART!!!!!
It would be just perfect, if you could make some in SPANISH too!!!
I never knew how strong this trick sharpie could be until i gave it a test run!! You're presentation is major key in this one and well, jaws will be dropped
This gives a great affect because they never suspect that the sharpie isn't genuine. All you need is some very basic sleights and you will be able to introduce this very cool trick into your routine.
The best magic happens when the spectator doesn't see it coming, so imagine their reactions when they find the name of their selected card on the Sharpie they're holding!
As mentioned, you do need some basic sleight of hand knowledge but it's nothing most magicians can't already do. My advice is not to perform this as a stand alone effect but to have it at the conclusion of certain card effects such as the Ambitious Card.
My only minor critisism is that it should come in another card name besides the default Six of Clubs.
Overall, I was very satisfied and this is a product I carry with me all the time when I perform card magic.
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