René Lavand is one of the true artists in the world of Close-Up Magic. His presentations and performances have a poetic and artistic quality to them that never fail to earn standing ovations.
Mr. Lavand has achieved legendary status and is without a doubt one of the most highly skilled close-up magicians of the past century.
His stature is even more amazing when you consider that he accomplishes everything using only one hand. Watching him will inspire you to strive for excellence.
Each volume begins with a twenty-minute performance followed by a walk-through of how everything is accomplished. Interspersed throughout are detailed explanations to many of the original techniques, sleights and subtleties René has created.
The highlight is a very detailed explanation to René's favorite routine, Three Bread Crumbs, which he uses to close his shows and receive standing ovations.
The Show includes: Ace, Two, Three, Four, Divining, In Search Of Excellence, I Know Them And I Don't Know How, The Deck Is Feminine II, Remembering My Credentials, and Three Bread Crumbs.
Techniques taught include: One-Hand Scoop Addition, One-Hand False Cut No. 1, One-Hand Second Deal, One-Hand Scoop Addition (Multiple Cards), One-Hand Top Palm #1, One-Hand Top Palm #2, One-Hand Fifth Deal, One-Hand Third Deal, One-Hand Fourth Deal, and much more.
René's Gambling Routine Using Fifths, Fourths, Thirds and Seconds is also performed and explained.
Simultaneous English translation by Tina Lenert.
Running time: Approximately 60 minutes.
Browse - Close- Up Artistry Vol 1