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Those Darn Lights
Next, to use invisible thread, you have to know how to use correct lighting. If you are a magician or just practicing to be one and you want to perform tricks with invisible thread, remember that lighting is crucial. The two main factors to consider when using thread reel are light source and clothing. Typically, best conditions for a magic trick with invisible thread are cloudy days and worst, direct lighting that comes from behind you. With this, light will only reflect off thread, thus being seen by audience. For clothing, anything dark will serve as a backdrop for thread, thus making it easier to see. For this reason, you should go with lighter, non-reflective type clothing. Magic is always fun and with some practice, you will soon learn a number of magic tricks with invisible thread, perfect for entertaining family and friends.
The sixth of seven magic trick tips using invisible thread has to do with methods of performing tricks, such as Hoop Pass. This is actually considered one of greatest tricks you can do with invisible thread reel, which involves passing a solid hoop over a bill. The key is to use a ring with a relatively thick stock, which will put less strain on thread as it goes over metal hoop. Lay hoop on thread so it is between you and floating bill. Then, with your hand, scoop ring through so thread is now on back of left hand. Next, use right hand to pass hoop over bill. To complete trick, all you do is let thread slide off from back of your hand. Remember, this is just one of many methods used with invisible thread, so have fun practicing them all.
The final tip is that whatever trick being performed using invisible thread and/or a reel, it should never kill effect. In other words, you want to keep your audience wanting more. If you carry a trick on too far, you will lose interest of audience so it would be far better to keep tricks short and sweet. In addition, put some meaning and emphasis in your performances to leave your audience with a memory of your magic ability. We recommend you use invisible thread late in your show, which will end performance on a fun note.
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