Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Paul Osborne Passes Away

I just got word that Paul Osborne passed away suddenly this morning. No news on what happened, yet.

I found out when I saw Jay Johnson's post on Facebook.  Where would I be had it not been for Paul. My first sub-trunk was built with Paul Osborne plans. One of my very popular Santa Claus productions was Paul's. I have a huge double Tip-Over Trunk in storage that we built from Paul's excellent plans and my latest steampunk effect, Tri-Section, came from Pauls incredible workshop plans. Anyone who works with illusions will feel profound sadness this day. RIP Paul. Below is a link to the piece that Jay Johnson wrote on his blog.

THE WORLD IS A STAGE: Good Bye Paul:  The tradition is to break a magic wand in half in honor of a magician who dies.  Symbolically it says that his magic will not be done aga...

For those interested, here is a wonderful article about Paul. It gives more details on his life and it was written while he was still alive. http://www.dmagazine.com/publications/d-magazine/2012/october/paul-osborne-jr-selling-magic-wholesale/

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