Full course description
Card Magic for Beginners
Tuesday and Thursday, February 19 and 21
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Eric Meljac, instructor
REQUIRED SUPPLIES: one, brand-new Bicycle poker-style card deck
Card Magic for Beginners will teach aspiring magicians with no prior experience the very basics of card magic, from simple card manipulation to self-working miracles that will stun and astonish. Each session will begin with an hour of demonstration and end with an hour of guided practice. By the end of the course, students will be able to perform a handful of effects sure to thrill! Great for kids ages 10 and up when accompanied by an adult!
Dr. Meljac will teach new tricks this semester, so if you took the class in the fall, add to your repertoire with this class!
Dr. Meljac is an Assistant Professor of English at WTAMU, who also is an amateur magician and member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. Magic has been his hobby since his teens, and he routinely practices magic tricks at home to help him keep his mind sharp––magic tricks require a sharp mind! He believes in life-long learning and uses magic as an avenue to his own life-long learning.