Switchcraft by Elliott Bresler

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Postby Wishmaster » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:02 pm



Thank you once again Elliott. I have only just spotted yet another monster update in my inbox during June. I can't quite believe it's up to 500 pages now. :shock: :D

Do you have any plans for a paper version of this masterpiece?

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Postby jackleg » Thu Jul 01, 2010 10:11 pm

I have just downloaded this magnificent collection of switchcraft. Thank You so much!

I can't seem to find any video footage but I have plenty of reading to do anyway and the clear photographs are very easy to follow.

Thanks again.

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Postby Wishmaster » Thu Jul 01, 2010 10:20 pm

jackleg wrote:I can't seem to find any video footage but I have plenty of reading to do anyway and the clear photographs are very easy to follow

The vids are embedded in the pdf and are quite a late addition to the document. As far as I know, you can only view them using Adobe's pdf reader. I use PDF-XChange Viewer, which can't display them.

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Postby ElliottB » Mon Jul 05, 2010 7:40 pm

Thank you so much, jackleg and Wishmaster.

There are presently three videos embedded in the PDF.

One, on page 247, is for Christopher Taylor’s Reverse Clip Switch.

The second video, on page 390, pertains to Millard Longman’s Acidus Novus Healing.

The third video, on page 400, is for Millard Longman’s Acidus Novus peek.

If you are running a windows operating system, with windows media player and a reasonably current (version 6 or later) version of Adobe Acrobat Reader (which is free,) the three videos should all play when clicked on.

Several Mac owners reported having to “jump threw some hoops” to get the three videos to run on their systems. A workaround was posted on the Magic Café, but I have not tested it, as I do not own a Mac.

Thanks again,

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Postby Robmonster » Mon Aug 02, 2010 3:52 pm

Just purchased this as I'm developing an interest in mentalism effects and need a good, newbie friendly billet switch!

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Postby Ted » Mon Aug 02, 2010 3:57 pm

You'd made a good purchase decision there. If you read nothing else, and maybe even learn nothing else but a fraction of Switchcraft, you will be able to perform as many miracles as your imagination will allow.

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Postby Mandrake » Mon Aug 02, 2010 6:32 pm

Robmonster wrote:a good, newbie friendly billet switch
Yup and there are several zillion other methods in this tome as well :D !

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Postby jackleg » Mon Aug 02, 2010 7:22 pm

It has revolutionised my approach to performing. If I come across as a bit of a fan it's because I am a tomb like this could fetch 10 times the price! so well written with clear pictures... what more could you ask for - Oh yes and video's!
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Postby Mandrake » Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:59 am

Supplement 18 is out for delivery :wink: !

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Postby stephen james durant » Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:33 pm

Just read the latest addition. It's amazing that after so many suppliments the standard of this work remains consistantly excellent.

Thank you very much Elliott, I hope you have a wonderfull Christmas x

all the best,
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Postby ElliottB » Mon Dec 27, 2010 4:32 pm

Thank you so much , Jackleg, Mandrake and Ted.

Robmonster, I hope you found a switch that meets your criteria.

Thank you for the holiday wishes, Steve. I hope you are having a wonderful holiday and New Year. I am also glad you liked the latest edition.

Speaking of which, the Switchcraft file available on my site now includes:

Switchcraft
The Billet Machine
Billet Proof
Silver Billet
Back from the Dead
Stack Master
CT's Switch
Q 4 U 2
The Zombie Chicken Read
Alexander Marsh’s Tel.
Ken Krenzel’s Psychologia
Secrets of the Masters Volume One
Secrets of the Masters Volume Two
Playing with Blocks
Secrets of the Masters Volume Three
Tervil Extra Bold and Other Cool Stuff
The Switchcraft Holiday Special
Three
ConFab Four and More!

Special Thanks goes to Christopher Matthewson for contributing ConFab Four. I especially liked Christopher’s ingenious envelope related material.

Additional thanks goes to Derek and Andrew Renfro, co-authors (with me) of You Will Believe.

Thanks again,

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Re: Switchcraft by Elliott Bresler

Postby ElliottB » Sun Oct 02, 2011 11:44 pm

Supplement 19 just went out to my whole mailing list. A fair number of copies bounced due to file size, spam filters, etc. So, if you are on my list and did not get a copy, please send me your name and email address and I will do my best to get you the latest edition within the week.

Anyways, the Switchcraft file available on my site now includes:

Switchcraft
The Billet Machine
Billet Proof
Silver Billet
Back from the Dead
Stack Master
CT's Switch
Q 4 U 2
The Zombie Chicken Read
Alexander Marsh’s Tel.
Ken Krenzel’s Psychologia
Secrets of the Masters Volume One
Secrets of the Masters Volume Two
Playing with Blocks
Secrets of the Masters Volume Three
Tervil Extra Bold and Other Cool Stuff
The Switchcraft Holiday Special
Three
ConFab Four and More!
Chiber & Other Cool Stuff

Special thanks to David Numen for contributing “Chiber;” the featured item in the latest supplement.

The supplement includes a special bonus section with “Still Dead,” “Deader,” “A Test of Power RevisiDEAD” and “Is that a Dead Guy in your Pocket?”

It also includes some discussion on how turn older sequences from Switchcraft into Living & Dead Tests or give them spooky themes.

Thanks again,

Elliott

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Re: Switchcraft by Elliott Bresler

Postby Stephen Ward » Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:22 pm

Received mine. Thanks Elliott, this is one of the best buys in the business!

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Re: Switchcraft by Elliott Bresler

Postby liverpool 7 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:57 am

Got mine, many thanks Elliot. :D

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Re: Switchcraft by Elliott Bresler

Postby ElliottB » Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:27 am

Thank you, Stephen and liverpool 7.

At the moment, there are three videos embedded in the Switchcraft file.

However, as the videos are in WMV format, they require a bit of extra work to watch on a Mac.

Therefore, to make things easier on Mac owners, I am now also providing the three videos in the Mac-friendly MOV format.

Mac users (and PC users, if desired) can download the Mac friendly videos as separate files when purchasing Switchcraft.

If any existing customers need the Mac video files, please do not hesitate to contact me.


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