Rafael Benatar is a Venezuelan working professional magician who lives in Spain and is one of the most active members of the world-renowned Escuela Mágica de Madrid. His classy and elegant magic is explained with such clarity and attention to detail that these DVDs are guaranteed to raise your magic to a new level.
Routines performed and explained:
Hot Transposition: Two cards continually change places under seemingly impossible conditions.
Karate: Using a karate chop a six is split into two threes and a ten into two fives.
Photomat: A repeat signed card to pocket routine with a finale where the signature is visually removed.
A Card And A Number: A three-phase routine where a selected card appears at a position in the deck named by a spectator.
Relative Interchange (Max Maven): Four indifferent cards change places with the Ace through Four of Spades, one card at a time.
The Venezuelan Tunnel: A selected card turns face-up as it is pushed through the deck.
Kangaroo People: Explaining that magicians descend from Kangaroos a card is placed in an invisible pouch in your palm and then removed.
Devilishly Invisible: Rafael’s trademark routine in which spectators are taught how to see an invisible card.
Also on this DVD are detailed explanations of some sleights by Ascanio such as The Rubbed Laydown, The Scattered Laydown, The Stand Up Rubbed Ascanio Spread and some of Rafael’s subtleties like The Faro Split, Acoustic Backtracking, The Pendular Laydown and more.
Special DVD Feature:
– Instant access to performances, explanations and techniques
– Product Previews
– DVD Trailers
– Dolby Digital sound
– Encoded for worldwide viewing
Running Time Approximately 90min