NIGEL HARRISON

Custom illusion design & effects

Illusion Design & Consultation

CAD | AR | 3D Interactive Build Design

About Nigel

Performer & Designer

Thank you very much for your interest in my work. For close to 30 years I have been playing in the Canadian magic sandbox... in the role of amateur, full-time pro, part-time pro, weekend warrior, author, inventor... you name it. In this time I have performed, and developed a true appreciation for, all types of magic. Stage illusions though... well, they fascinate me. In the endless possibilities of design and function I find myself frequently experimenting with new effects and apparatus, or putting a refreshed spin on the classics of our industry.


I hope you will find my designs inspirational and of some use, and should a particular piece find its way into your own professional repertoire, nothing would make me happier.​​​​​​​


Collaborative Design Process

Concept Art & Storyboard

Each effect begins with digital pen to digital paper. Artwork & sketches are reviewed with clients, virtually, for real-time collaboration & modification

3D CAD Modeling

Considering the clients requested dimensions, the artwork is then translated into 3D CAD models. Final workshop-ready plans are made available in 8.5"x11" print and digital formats

AR Rendering

As part of the final deliverables, clients will have the ability to view their illusion in Augmented Reality, to see what the final product will look like, at scale, in a real-world environment

Workshop Plans

Some of my illusion designs/plans can be seen featured, regularly, in VANISH International Magic Magazine. Other original effects, for license, are available in digital or print form. My 2022 Illusion Design Catalogue, reserved for prospective clients, is available upon request

Testimonials

"Wow, incredible job!! This is what I've been looking to have in VANISH for a long time. Truly outstanding, these are works of art!"


Paul Romhany - VANISH International Magic Magazine

Reach out to inquire about licensing agreements or to collaborate on a custom project

Nigel Harrison Magic

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Canada

1 506 230 8332

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