The Pretended Place Vanish
Encyclopedia Of Sponge Ball Magic with Ben Salinas • 54s
This is a great vanish for the platform. The Pretend Place Vanish is a retention of vision vanish wherein you'll have your audience believe their attention has never left the ball. So, when you open your hand again to reveal the ball has disappeared, they'll be totally and completely surprised by your empty palm.
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