How To: Do the "Jack the bounty hunter" card trick

This card trick is called Jack the Bounty Hunter. After a series of cuts, placements, and sorting, Jack the Bounty Hunter ends up adjacent to a card the spectator picked earlier in the trick. Brief synopsis of the procedure (you need to see the video for the full explanation): First, you set a Jack aside. Then you make two piles of 15 cards and set them aside. The spectator gets a pile, and you get a pile. Cards are cut. The spectator picks a card from the remainder of the deck. The spectator...

How To: Perform the Last 3 card trick

For this tutorial we are picking three Aces because they are the easiest to remember. Make 4 piles of cards. First pile is ten cards. Second pile is 15 cards. Third pile is 15 cards. The last pile will be 9. Take the Ace of Spades (the example card),put it on one pile and put any number of cards on top. Take the Ace of Hearts (another example card), put it on the second pile and put any number of cards on top. Take the last Ace put it on top and put the last pile on top of that one. Stack the...

How To: Perform the All Sorted card trick

Want to learn a great card trick that will really fool your friends? All you need is a deck of cards to perform this cool trick! You will need one deck of cards. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks. 1. Take a deck of cards and remove all of the face cards (Jacks, Queens, and Kings) and Aces. Separate the cards by suit (hearts, clubs, spades, diamonds) so you have four piles. Eac...

How To: Perform the "tell the truth" card trick

This video shows you a mind-reading card trick. This particular trick requires 8 cards: 4 kings and 4 queens. First, the subject is asked to memorize one of the 8 cards as they are laid out before the subject, face-side up. The cards are picked up and sorted in various ways and the subject is asked a series of questions. The questions are always asking whether the card the subject memorized is in a certain group that the trick performer presents. The card in question always is in the group th...

How To: Perform the "Erdnase" color change card trick

Aspiring card shark? Sink your pearly whites into this easy, impressive card illusion. In this free video magic lesson from YouTube user experthowto, you'll learn how to perform the "Erdnase" color change card trick using simple sleight of hand. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the trick, watch this prestidigitator's guide.

How To: Perform a perfect reverse card trick

Card tricks can be, well, tricky. It requires an eager mind, quick hands, and patience to perform some of these cool illusions. This particular magic trick is one that is perfect for any beginner starting out and takes a short amount of time to perfect. Check out the tutorial above to find out how to perform a perfect reverse card trick. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Perform the classic card spitting trick

Isn't it great when magicians do that trick where they appear to be spitting a pile of cards out of their mouths? Have you ever wondered why they always have the hands right next to their mouths "catching" the cards? Well wonder no more. This video will show you how to do this classic card magic trick. It turns out your hands have to be there since they're holding the cards!

How To: Perform the Clock Card Trick

Is your bag of tricks missing a certain essential je-ne-sais-quoi? This free video magic lesson will teach you how to perform a world-class "clock" card illusion, a trick that involves no sleight of hand whatsoever. For a complete overview of this card trick, including step-by-step instructions on how to perform it yourself, watch this magician's guide.

How To: Do the Asher Twist card trick

If you've ever seen the card trick Asher Twist, you've probably wondered how it was done. Well this magician will show you just how to do it, so maybe you can start doing it yourself! This trick requires excellent slight of hand to create a simple yet effective illusion. Check it out!

How To: Perform the Cutting The Deck card trick

Do you want to be a magician? Well then join Ryan Oakes and his assistant Damian as they show you a great card trick called Cutting the Deck! You will need one deck of cards, a pencil and a piece of paper. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors, so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks. 1. Preparation: Take a look at the top card of the deck (make sure it’s shuffled beforehand) and then write the name of the card on the p...

How To: Do the 4 Kings magic card trick

In order to perform the Four Kings magic card trick, you will need to begin with the set up. Remove the four kings for the deck. Place the four kings on top of the deck. When they pick a card, force your king as their card. Make it look like you are pushing their card into the center of the deck, instead, put it at the bottom of the break: i.e. underneath the 3 other kings. Show them the top four cards and show them that one of the cards is theirs, but peel off 7 cards, showing them their kin...

How To: Perform the 'Devil's Elevator' Card Trick

Aspiring card shark? Sink your pearly whites into this easy, impressive illusion. In this free video magic lesson, you'll learn how to perform the "devil's elevator" card trick using sleight of hand. Watch this prestidigitator's guide for more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the trick.

How To: Soap a deck of cards to spread more easily

Quick and simple technique to soap a deck of cards. Use any deck of cards. Use a bar of cashmere bouquet soap. Make an x mark on the back of EACH card using the soap. Shuffle several times in different directions and spring the cards to spread the soap better. Lay all the cards in the table to check smoothness. Try this easy approach to soap a deck of cards and see how smooth you can use the cards. Find other tips at Gary Ouellet's book, "Close Up Illusions".

How To: Perform a triple Charlier magic card trick

If you like cards, and you like tricks, you've come to the right spot to learn how to do some amazing card tricks. You're probably not a magician, but that doesn't mean you can't perform any magic, especially with a deck of cards. Just watch this magic revealed... see how to make some card illusions.

How To: Do the moving card trick

You can learn how to do the moving card trick. First, you put all of the cards together, as in you put all four of the aces together. Then, you separate the cards into four decks and make them into one deck. While you are mixing the deck, make sure that you keep the cards in order.

How To: Make a deck of cards disappear

Here's an easy do-it-yourself illusion that will let you make a deck of cards vanish! This detailed video shows you the magic trick, the reveal and what you'll need, to create the illusion. You're going to want to have a deck of cards, including the deck's box, scissors, some scraps of cardboard, some clear tape and some glue. Then, abracadabra!

How To: Perform the 3 card monte magic trick

In this video, you'll be shown how to do the famous 3 card monte magic trick. For your audience, all they have to do is follow the ace. What your audience doesn't know is that the magic trick isn't as simple as that. With a little sleight of hand, you'll amaze your friends with your magic skill.

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