Originally from Buffalo, New York, Nicholas Lawrence has been obsessed with magic for the last 20 years and in just the last 5 years, he has published over 11 DVDs and well over 30 effects, with much more to come. He’s considered one of the most creative minds in the field of magic. He specializes in creating visual card, coin and organic close-up magic. He lives to inspire performers around the world, to try new things, and add hyper visual moments to their repertoires. Nicholas is also the one of the founders and co-owners of Abstract Effects along with The Other Brothers, where he now resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here’s what you’ll learn:
Ring Thing: Pull off your finger ring, toss it back towards your other hand and it visibly appears back on your finger. This is Nicholas Lawrence’s take on Garrett Thomas’s Ring Thing.
The Rising: Cause a signed out-jogged card to visually rise through the entire deck using only one hand. This is the perfect way to end your Ambitious Card Routine. Did we mention it uses NO gimmicks?
Portal Pack: An impromptu visual transposition of the entire deck of cards and the selection. This is pure eye candy!
On/Off: Visually melt your finger ring through each finger and finish by popping the pinky off along with the ring!
Forced: Cause a card to mysteriously spin in your hand! The spectator gets all the credit and you end completely clean.
Cube Draw: A unique Instagram trick using nothing but a marker and a phone. You can perform this with a borrowed phone, and it uses no special apps.
Sink/Sunk: Melt your spectator’s signature through the layers of a bill.
Ending: A highly deceptive retention vanish and visual reappearance of a finger ring.
Download: Visually vanish, appear and/or move ink on a signed selected card. This simple-to-make utility gimmick has tons of applications and is fully customizable to fit your presentations.
Blade (Bonus): Nicholas performs and explains his hit release, Blade! Mysteriously split an ordinary card into two separate moving pieces, effortlessly fuse them back together, and immediately hand everything out for examination.