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After Dark by Matt Johnson (Instant Download) Achieve the power of X-Ray vision!
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Ever since its release Dark Arts by Matt Mello has become a favourite amongst Magicians & Mentalists all over the world.

With permission from Matt Mello himself Matt Johnson has taken the original Dark Arts envelope and supercharged it!

For the first time a single examinable envelope is used that can be clearly shown both on the outside and the inside. The audience can look closely and see it is a single opaque envelope with no holes. Anything placed inside will be completely hidden from view!

Even under these conditions any information written on a business card by the spectator and placed inside the envelope sight unseen is completely visible to the performer!

Use this secret information in any way you wish to show the ability of reading minds with razor sharp accuracy.

What's more. After you reveal this hidden information you can hand everything back to the spectator to keep! They can take the envelope & the business cards to keep as a souvenir of this incredible demonstration of mind reading!

You are about to get the power of X-Ray Vision! This is After Dark.


You get the in depth tutorial video with over an hour of personal instruction by Matt Johnson.

You also receive a PDF download with 4 templates you can print out at home to make the envelopes yourself. Simply print, glue and perform.

All of the templates include the custom graphics as in the demo video. 1 of the templates is left blank so that you can customize it in any way you wish to match your own performing style and routines.

All of this and more in 1 incredible download!

If you enjoy Dark Arts you are going to LOVE After Dark!
"This is a very clever advancement of the Dark Arts principal!" Sbays - Magic Cafe

"If you liked Dark Arts you are going to LOVE After Dark! This is a definite improvement. MJ knocked this one out of the park!" Steven Conner

"Just got this. Very cool envelope. Nice work" Greg Arce

"This is a definite improvement to Dark Arts. Matt's new envelope can clearly be shown open and empty completely with NO visible "windows" at all. Yet the envelope is so devious for getting the information right in front of the spectators on the fly! For the money this is a steal. Really good!" Justin Lewis

"Simply Diabolical and a home run! The fact that it is still customizable is really fantastic!" Billy Jamez

"If you lean towards mentalism I don't know how you can ignore this release... it's just KILLER and it has a million possibilities!"
- Kozmo

"After Dark is indeed a game changer. This is a truly excellent release. Everything so carefully thought out and all the details worked through. I've seen many p@@k envelopes, but never one like this. Conceptually it's almost like a 'self-sealing' P@@k envelope in that the secret method for gaining the information is there one second, then becomes invisible the next... only to be instantly re-set for repeat use. Very innovative. Very clever. Very practical."
- Stunninger - The Magic Cafe

"Just finished watching the video explanation of this beauty. It is a fantastic improvement of the Dark Arts concept and there is a lot of clever thinking behind it. In the hour + video you not only get all the info on how to create your envelope but a LOT of insight on how to get the best from it! Trust me, if you are looking for a practical way to p@@k you need to get this asap!"
- Luca Volpe

"This is a beautiful, well thought out, smart, fun thing. I can't see anybody being disappointed with Matt's latest offer. I really like it!"
- Peter Eggink

"This is a real evolution of Matt Mello's work on the concept with some really nice touches. If you're looking for a practical and easy to set up peek device that you can make at home, you won't be disappointed. You also get a bunch of different templates included, which opens it up to a bunch of different presentational angles. This is a really cool release!"
- Dee Christopher

"I love the Dart Arts effect and use it regularly at gigs so when I saw After Dark I was immediately interested. I must say, it is even cleverer than I thought. Matt has evolved an already great idea and made it a real worker. You get everything you need to make your own envelopes making it a steal. I can't recommend this highly enough. If you are looking for an easy, completely fooling full p***, that looks as fair as can be then get this. Thumbs up for sure, thank you Matt."
- Ben Williams

"This is a solid, easy to do and highly deceptive piece of mentalism with NO funny moves!"
- Christopher Taylor

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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 9th, 2017
This utility device is 100% customizable, I've printed the logo and product of a client on the envelope and the reaction was overwhelming!
Gimmick handling is great and allows many types of execution.
Matt is the perfect magic teacher, he shows everything you need to know about the device.
Great product!
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 8th, 2017
Wow, just wow. I absolutely love the After Dark envelope!

You show a single envelope on both sides. You show the inside empty. The spectator writes a word, picture, number, or something else on a card which is inserted face down in the envelope. Instantly you know what they wrote. The card is removed from the envelope which is again show empty inside and the front and back can be shown if you want.

This is really something ingenious.

The instruction on the video is clear and complete. Matt walks you through everything you need to know. The templates on the PDF make creating the envelopes very straightforward.

Well done Matt Johnson!
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 20th, 2018
Matt's After Dark is a great utility item, easy to make up and use. Matt gives some great ideas for routines that get the creative juices flowing, Any routine where you use a business card in an envelope and need to peek the info this is a great addition to the routine.

Going to make up a ton of these envelopes.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on August 28th, 2017
Like others have mentioned, this is--or at least can be--more deceptive and easier to do than the original Dark Arts. Matt teaches a variant that uses regular envelopes that I prefer, and the gimmicks are actually easier to make. There are two issues with this download. First, it is a utility, are the video contains no real word performance bits. And second, it is twice the price of Dark Arts, and this may discourage many shoppers. In contrast to Dark Arts, misdirection and discrepancy management is more important here and I wish Matt covered that more. Still, it deserves full marks for ingenuity alone.
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Clever Idea but not deceptive enough Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on August 18th, 2017
I showed this to the wife in a dimly lit room at night and she saw discrepancies that any sharp eyed spectator would notice as well. It is clever in its working but not deceptive enough for real world use in my opinion/experience.
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After Dark is Dark Arts Enhanced Ver. 2.0 Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 15th, 2017
Dark Arts by Matt Mello is a wonderful mentalist's utility. Little wonder that it's a Penguin best seller because it's so simple to construct, yet deviously ingenious. For the past couple of years, I've carried a few Dark Arts envelopes with me so that I can do an impromptu drawing duplication. I love Dark Arts.

Now comes Matt Johnson's variation, After Dark. Is it worth the upgrade? My gosh yes! Matt has taken the Dark Arts envelope to the next level. Now you can actually show the outside and inside of the envelope. (I can hear the great envelope-ologist Scott Creasey applauding with approval.) And you get four different templates to make the gimmick which are cool. This is a terrific modification that you will use if you do any kind of walk-around or impromptu mentalism. No exaggerated hype or hyperbole here: This is great.
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Fun to Create, A mentalism Utility, Endless Possibilies This is so GREAT! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 11th, 2017
Love Matt Johnson!

I never got dark arts and he talks a lot about it in this download so do not worry because I thought I needed to do dark arts before I do this but this is kind of a dark arts on steroids . Matt teaches you as always in great detail as well as a PDF and included with templates and written instruction in addition to the great video where he shows you how to construct everything you need to do. You will have most of the crafts at home. The only thing you will probably have to get if you wanted to look the most professional and durable way as possible is a special form of paper that you can get out any Office Depot staples store.

I still have not constructed everything yet However I have got all the materials I need like I said you'll have everything except that one thing you can pick up at any store and it won't cost you more than $15-$20 maybe even for $10 if you don't get a large quantity as I did.

You cannot go wrong with this download. It is $20 versus dark arts cheaper which Matt Johnson was involved with and this is very very similar you guys if you have downloaded dark arts which I haven't because I heard about this when it was on the top sellers list most recently. It's over an hour video and the benefit of this versus dark arts is this is much more clean I don't want to get into any secret details but all I can tell you is there is much less switches or things that you may have had to do with the previous similarity of dark arts.

after dark is going to explode I can tell already. I'm glad to provide a thorough review and hope that this helps my fellow penguins 🐧 , Order this today and you will be on your way this is excellent hands down cannot wait to get started with the arts and crafts if you're not an arts and crafts person this might not be for you but he teaches you very very thoroughly as I said so you cannot go wrong with Matt ! Plus what's more fun, getting premade gimmicks that you cannot customize or have an excellent teacher telling you exactly what you need providing templates that match up if you do it properly giving you things to work with that he made already and templates so you can make your own after dark templates.

Stay Magical &Enjoy 😊
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