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A Magician in the world of VFX 

Do you ever go to the movies and see something that makes you go “how the heck did they do that?” Well, I know how they did it. For those of you who don’t know me, Hi! I’m Josh Janousky, I’m an animator currently working and living in Montreal. I’ve been lucky enough to work on some pretty amazing films that you may have heard of. I’ve wanted to be an animator since I was 5 years old, so it still blows my mind each day that I get to wake up animate characters for blockbuster movies...

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Notes on uncertainty. 

We are living in a future history lesson; an unprecedented time in which we have never been more physically isolated from each other in the name of safety and survival. However, maybe in this space, we can bring ourselves closer together than proximity would ever allow.

Magic has always had a tendency to be a solitary pursuit, with all roads leading back to the individual. Perhaps the current climate will reveal something far more special to us than a trick, a method or a secret for ‘me’—perhaps we will see how valuable our community is and how starved of oxygen it has become...

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Lick stranger's faces and hope for the best. 

Scary times, isn't it? And It probably will be for a while. I don’t know about you, but I lost all my shows for the next three months in less than 48 hours. Devastating and unreal.

For years I've been procrastinating and told myself I don't have time for some things, especially admin. Now, I see many of my fellow magicians and performer friends not knowing what to do, so I thought I’d try to help you all with some ideas of what I’ll be doing during the next couple of weeks/months to stay on top of things...

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Here are my five tips for performing with your Turner Watch.

I came up with these after performing with my watch countless times at gigs, parties, and casual situations in Los Angeles. I'm happy to share these with you and hope you find them useful! You can comment your own tips below. 

Tailored Swipes - I am an avid user of the solo swipes mode. Rather than reach inside your pocket, you can actually swipe through the fine fabric of suit pants. But what if you're wearing thicker material, like jeans? Simply modify the inside pocket and cut...

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We now ship from the USA & the UK

Our founders are from California and London - now our company reflects this a little more. All orders placed in Europe will now benefit from faster and more affordable rates, with no customs, and will ship from our UK base. Orders placed in the UK will come with next day delivery as standard. This was highly requested and we're glad to be able to provide this on a trial basis. Place your order and you will automatically be assigned the best Royal Mail shipping rates at checkout. 

Orders placed in America and the Rest of The World will ship from Art of Play in California, USA with USPS or FedEx...

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