There are a lot of aspects to the art of card flourishing: speed, flow, visual appearance, and the list goes on.

When creating an original card flourish, a lot of thinking goes into making those aspects cooperate in order to form a flourish that looks appealing to the eye.

If I asked you, “what is the most important thing about an original card flourish?” the answer is obvious: “the look of the flourish!” Cardistry is a visual art form whose purpose is to impress, so of course the visual expression of the flourish is key!

Since 2013, I’ve been focusing on another aspect, though.

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About Nikolaj Pedersen

Nikolaj is 20 years old and lives in Svendborg, Denmark. You can follow him on Instagram @nlfhp and check out his latest release Collection 3 on Dealersgrip.