37 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Single Card / Picking Off the Pip
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Die Vermehrung der Points Three of Diamonds, point number changes multiple time to Five, Ace, Nine, then blank, using sleight-of-hand as well as multi-pip card and powdered pips
Nov. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12) 188
Jack Merlin Rubbing Off the Spot and Showing Where it Goes picking off the pip
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 7
Jack Merlin Paint Brush Card picking off the pip type
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 341
Unknown False Pip Change one pip is snapped off
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 290
Unknown The Phantom Pip picking up the pip... and putting it back on
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 172
Jimmy Grippo The Grippo Grab picking off the pip with sucker element
1949 Controlled Miracles 18
Dai Vernon The Peregrinating Pip pip is transfered from Five to Two
Related toAlso published here 1950 Expert Card Technique 457
Al Leech Spot Remover picking off the pip
Related to 1952 Manipulating with Leech 28
Dai Vernon "Pick Off Pip" picking
Variations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 101
Dai Vernon "Picking off the Pip"
Related toVariations 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 47
Harry G. Franke Three Ways Out Six to Nine change, moving pips from card to card, "The Vanishing Lady" Tunnel-like transformation (from Hugard's Magic Monthly, August 1952, p. 965)
1969 HEX! 14
Bob Paul Pips Quick climax for picking of the pips, lots of pips fall from deck
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 74
Karl Fulves Snap Out one pip snaps out of card and falls off, leaving a hole
1973 Notes From Underground 38
Allan Ackerman Easy Off Pips at the end the card is blank and vanishes, gaffed
Inspired by 1978 Here's My Card 13
Christian Scherer Visuelle Verwandlung picking off the pip
1982 Card News '82 137
Geoffrey Latta Heartless picking off the pip with a real little heart
Variations 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 10) 84
Steve Beam Pip Picker picking off the pip, convincer and diamond produced as a climax, see also p. 67
Inspired by 1984 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 3) 40
Michael Louis Easy Pickings
Inspired by 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 247
Geoffrey Latta, Jamy Ian Swiss Point Blank face card is transformed (picking off the pip), deck becomes blank and normal again
Variations 1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 104
Unknown Amusing Color Change picking-off-a-pip dynamics (1937)
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 9
Nick Pudar Pips Queek Five of Clubs to Four of Clubs by removing the center pip, then four pips fall off leaving holes
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 245
Mark Vincent Sessions with Mark Vincent center pip is really picked off
Inspired by 1986 Gimmick (Issue 2) 17
Stephen Tucker Aces from the Fore pip is removed from card and thrown on table where it appears as an Ace, repeated
1987 1987 Lecture 8
Louis Falanga Pip off picking off pip
Dec. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1439
John Carney Transplant picking off the pip, moving pip to other card
Inspired by 1991 Carneycopia 190
John Carney Slick Pip a Two transforms into a Three in reverse "picking off the pip" style
1991 Carneycopia 194
Harry Levine The Juicer picking off the pip, Four, Three, Two to Ace, hurricane change
Inspired by 1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 42) 755
Ray Kosby Smudge case as vacuum cleaner for picking-off-a-pip, Ace in case then
1994 Tricks 9
Edward Marlo Picking Off the Pip
1995 Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 1)) 11
Paul Cummins Pips!
1996 from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 30
David Regal Pipped Off Knock off the pips of the Ten of Diamonds to get a blank card
1999 Close-Up & Personal 126
David Acer Changes pips move around on Five & Two of Clubs to Four and Three of Clubs, then fuse to Seven of Clubs, then split back to Five and Two of Clubs
Inspired byAlso published here 2004 Random Acts of Magic 21
Tyler Wilson Release The Chocolate Hostage Four of Hearts with spectator's signature changes into Six of Hearts, picking-off-the-pip procedure
Also published here 2005 Just be Glad my Name isn't Greg 32
Tyler Wilson Release the Chocolate Hostage Four of Hearts with spectator's signature changes into Six of Hearts, picking-off-the-pip procedure
Also published here 2006 Dominatricks 51
David Acer Changes pips move around on Five & Two of Clubs to Four and Three of Clubs, then fuse to Seven of Clubs, then split back to Five and Two of Clubs
Also published here 2011 More Power to You 129
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Picking Off the Pip Finesse
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Aug 13) 232
Asi Wind Make No Mistake two cards chosen, performer finds two close cards, transferring a pip makes both cards the selections
2018 Repertoire 97