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Hi all,

I'm trying to create an effect where I change the cover of a book. Specifically a passport, though a mock one since I need it doctored for a separate effect, so it'll be more like a zine or a Moleskine-style notebook in construction. Think around A5 size.

I've tried looking up similar effects but haven't been successful. I experimented with a prototype where the second cover (a sheet the same size as the zine) is folded up, taped to the back of the real cover, palmed, and then unfolded while I rub my hand over the real cover. However, it's not very graceful and you can kinda see the paper being hidden.

I also tried a Jacob's Ladder style construction per another suggestion but the effect ends up being more like flipping pages... And I could just flip a page normally.

The part of Dan White's Coke to Sprite trick where he changes the label is what I'm going for, but that effect is not published. Sansmind's Vending Machine/Pop Change was also recommended, but I'm not sure the DVD is stocked where I live (Australia) and I might not be dressed correctly for it (I have a jacket but my stage costume is gold at the top, so unless the trick also works with skirts I'm stuck).

What other techniques could I use to build on? This would be for a parlour-size audience.

I just need the front cover changed but ideally I'd like to do it multiple times (3 different covers, going forwards and backwards, 1-2-3-2-1). I'm flexible on speed.

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I do have an idea but am not sure how to say it without giving secrets away in the public area. Will message you.
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Don't know if this would work - thought just came to me - how about a tri(3) fold cover, when/each time you open it - you fold 'it' over????
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How about some variant of an Acrobatic or Flap card for your book cover?
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