31 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Growing & Shrinking / Micro Macro
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Walter Rollins The Time Machine time machine themed routine
  • small deck changes into large one (Micro Macro)
  • red and blacks separate
  • burnt matches
  • torn and restored bills
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 37
Jerry Mentzer Inflation Cards small playtime cards grow to normal sized cards
1975 Cards and Cases 37
Patrick Cook, Wesley James Micro - Macro Handling
Related to 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 63
Nick Trost Expanding Cards Fan of mini cards grow into large cards
Also published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 29
Ron Wilson A Routine for Micro-Macro seated
Also published here 1978 Lecture Notes 12
Edward Marlo Fourth Effect miniature deck becomes normal deck
1981 21st Century Card Magic 6
Edward Marlo Fifth Effect enlarging miniature deck which reappears in its small case
1981 21st Century Card Magic 7
Steve Skomp The Shrinking Deck credit correction on page 612, additional credit and sources to Sheldon Waldman and Walt Rollins
Related to Sep. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 529
Paul Harris Torn and Restored Deck using Hamman's "Micro Macro" method
Also published here 1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 169
Edward Marlo Why Didn't I Think Of That shrinking deck
1982 Card Finesse 84
John Kennedy Shrinking Cards card case shrinks, then deck, then deck normal again, visual growing last card
1983 Lecture III 18
Bob King Shrinker see page 111 for additional tip
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 7) 57
Jon Racherbaumer Small Fry
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Summer Extra) 102
Michael Powers Mike's Dwarf
Related toVariations 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 37
Paul Harris Shrunken Twilight using mirror
Variations 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 87
Paul Harris Extra Special Close-Up Kinda Guy Bonus Effect combination of "Shrunken Twilight" and "Mike's Dwarf"
Inspired by 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 88
David Regal Small Thinker shrinking deck
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 102
Ron Wilson Miracle Micro-Macro seated, see also Don Alan for credits
Related toAlso published here 1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 50
Brother John Hamman Micro-Macro (With Gimmicked Cards) queens visibly shrink to miniature cards, mini deck grows to full size except selection
Inspired by 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 141
Brother John Hamman Micro-Macro (With Regular Cards)
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 145
Paul Harris Torn and Restored Deck using Hamman's "Micro Macro" method
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale) 71
Wesley James Micro-Macro Handling
  • Making My Micro-Macro & Switch Box Gimmicks
  • Single Micro-Macro Card
  • The Switch Box
1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 33
Wesley James Micro-Macro & The Mat Move Plus visual growing on mat, with Hung Card gimmick
1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 35
Nick Trost Nick's Expanding Cards Mini poker hand grows in size to poker-size, gimmick could have inspired Micro Macro
Inspired by
  • "Lohrey's Enlarging Cards" (Carl Lohrey, marketed in The Linking Ring, 1950s)
VariationsAlso published here
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 220
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note variation in which the whole deck changes into a half-sized miniature deck
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 175
Don Alan, Brother John Hamman Micro-Macro Intro
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 59
Don England A Micro-Macro for Jokers nice Joker Bit
2001 Don England's Paradox 57
Don England A Shrink to Pocket Card to Pocket with shrinking Deck Climax
2001 Don England's Paradox 75
Don England The Shrink Joker shrinks and grows, than the deck shrinks
2001 Don England's Paradox 70
John Cornelius The F.I.S.M. Act or Every Card Trick in the World in Ten Minutes among other things: shrinking card case, multiple selection, four-of-a-kind production, shrinking deck, card to credit card, jumbo card in wallet as prediction for named card after some byplay
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 157
Johnny Thompson Micro-Macro
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 279