Imagine being able to write the word magic on your finger and with the shake of your hand that word transform into trick. That is some possibilites that you can do with X-Finger principles. Completey impromptu. No gimmicks required!
The Effect: Any card is selected, signed and returned to the deck. After a lot of shuffle and cuts, the cards are drop off. The magician slowly removes his foot from inside his shoe. A card is clearly seen inside. Pick up the shoe and remove the card it really is their signed card.
This trick doesn't require any gimmick and the preparation is also very easy.
The Effect: The magician showed us there are three dishes that filled with red, yellow and green magical hindu sands. The magician then swishes his hand in the water and causing it to be dark so the audiences cannot see the bowl inside. The magician take red sand and places it into the water and followed with the green and yellow sand. Using his hand he stirs the mixture of sand in the water. The magician then dries his hand, showing them empty, reaches the bowl of water and brings out a handful of red sand and holds it over a plate. The sands flow freely from his hand and the sand is completely DRY! This process is repeated for yellow and green sands! Amazing!
A thumb tip is a magician's prop used for vanishing, producing, or switching small objects. A classic effect is to have a silk handkerchief or other small object pressed into the top of the left fist. After pushing it well in with the right thumb, the left fist is opened to show the silk has disappeared. These appearances and disappearances are achieved by a small flesh-colored imitation thumb tip, usually made of plastic or rubber, which fits loosely over the thumb. Space exists between the thumb and the tip in which a small object can be concealed.
The thumb tip is usually sold in a magic store with many different sizes, but if you couldn't find the one that fit your thumb perfectly then you could make your own from latex milk. This video will teach you how to make your own thumb-tip which can be used in some tricks.
What you need to buy: plaster or cement, latex milk and modeling clay . You will also need: A stick or a screw, 4 cups, a pair of scissors, a needle or something with a sharp end and your thumb.