When you try to imagine how much time it takes for an illusionist to perfect the tricks they perform, Randy Pitchford wants you to know that that number you have in your head is nowhere near the actual amount of time they spent. In part six of our seven-part interview at GeniiCon 2017, magician and Genii Magazine/GeniiOnline owner Randy Pitchford gives his advice for young magicians looking to improve their abilities. For him, it comes down to one thing: you have to put in the time.
For more clips from the interview, check out the links below:
Part one: On his start in magic
Part two: On inheriting Genii and bridging the gap between the classical and digital worlds
Part three: On discovering magic in the 21st century: “We have something that’s both worse and better”
Part four: On the two kinds of magicians
Part five: On curating his social media experience
Part seven: Randy Pitchford’s first time at the Magic Castle