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How To: Perform the Card-Toon card trick

How to Disturb Reality is here to teach you some magic card tricks that you can learn directly at home. This video will hopefully inspire you to become a great magician, so if you're here to just learn card tricks and not perform them, you're here for the wrong reason!

How To: Do basic false shuffles for magic card tricks

This is an instructional video on how to perform card shuffles that allow you to place particular cards at the top or bottom of the deck and how to keep them that way. False shuffles, such as the riffle shuffle and Hindu shuffle, are important for card magicians to create the illusion of shuffling cards, without losing track of a desired card or cards. Watch this video magic tutorial and learn how to do basic false and riffle shuffles for card tricks.

How To: Perform an amazing '4 of the same' magic card trick

You might have to watch this explanation a few times before you actually get the entire card trick, but once you do, hopefully you'll be able to perform the '4 of the same' magic card trick without hesitation. It is a little tricky, of course, but it's worth the lesson. This amazing card trick involves turning a mixd deck of cards into 13 piles from ace to king in piles of 4. This is a great magic trick for beginners and advance magicians alike. Watch the first video for the explanation and t...

How To: Turn four queens in to aces magic trick

This is a slight of hand magic trick. You show four cards. The top card is a Queen of Spades. Place the Queen of Spades on the table. The bottom card is a Queen of Hearts. Shake the cards. The four cards are now Aces. To do this trick, you need a gimmick card. Use double stick tape to attach the Ace and Queen together. Then, you have another Queen and three Aces. Put double stick tape on back of Queen. Now, you have Ace, Ace, Queen, Ace. Put double stick tape in the middle of Queen of Hearts....

How To: Use a stripper deck for basic tricks

Following the Dalton incident, the stripper deck rapidly fell out of favor with poker cheats, but remains popular to this day with magicians. The deck looks perfectly normal but has tapered edges on all the cards. The goal of the magician in using a stripped deck is to have a person choose a card, then replace it in the deck facing the opposite direction, so that the tapered or stripped edge of the card stands out from the smooth edge of all the other cards.

How To: Do the Hindu Shuffle & Hindu Control

Here's a video tutorial that will surely teach you how to do Hindu Shuffle and Hindu Control. Shuffle the cards to your audience and let a person pick a card. Retain the bottom card not by overhand shuffle since it's obvious that the bottom card is retained. Hindu Shuffle does the same thing as overhand shuffle except that it's done in a different angle and way of handling. Force the bottom card by holding the deck with your right hand's thumb, ring and middle fingers. Take off half of the de...

Do mathematical card tricks: "The Power Of Three"

Ever wanted to perform a magic trick but didn't really have the hand eye skills most magicians seem to have? Always thought magic can be performed only by face-to-face and not long distance (say over the phone)? Well think again as I teach you how to do the Mathematical card trick "The Power of Three"

How To: Do the slip cut sandwich card trick

If you've ever wanted to do card magic tricks or just want to know how a certain magic card trick is done then watch and learn how to perform the slip cut sandwich card trick. This is a simple card trick can be done by anyone regardless of experience, you want to being by stating that the two jacks are going to assist you in finding the card. Then have a spectator tell you when to stop when your riffling through the deck. When told to stop just pull two cards out as one and place at the top o...

How To: Perform the Joker's Wild card trick

How to Disturb Reality is here to teach you some magic card tricks that you can learn directly at home. This video will hopefully inspire you to become a great magician, so if you're here to just learn card tricks and not perform them, you're here for the wrong reason!

How To: Perform the best math card trick ever

There are good magic tricks, and there are bad magic tricks. The host of this video tutorial might not be the most skilled magician around, but he's a pretty good judge of card tricks. Check out how to perform the best math card trick ever! With just a little math and a little magic, your spectators will be astonished. See the reveal and explanation. This card counting trick will always work and it will amaze your best friends.

How To: Perform a synergy card trick with sleights

Amaze your spectators and learn a new magic trick! This is a video tutorial that will show you how to perform a synergy card trick with sleights. The card trick illusion involves a little sleight of hand, so make sure you have great manual dexterity to do the palming. Sure, this synergy card trick might not fool the best of us, but it's great for kids.

How To: Do a simple four aces trick with a deck of cards

If you ever find yourself surrounded with a bunch of bored people (jury duty anyone?) this trick may be a perfect way to break the ice. In this tutorial, you'll discover how to perform a simple four aces card trick using a simple deck of cards. It's easy to understand and with enough practice, will make you look like a pro in no time at all. So sit back and enjoy!

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 "oil and water" card trick

In this short, fun and informative tutorial, Andy Field demonstrates the Oil and Water trick using four black cards and four red cards. Four cards are placed on one side of the table and the four red cards are placed on the opposite side of the table. He then mixes the cards, pulling one card from each side to make a new pile of cards with alternating colors. One red, one black, one red and so on and so forth with each of the eight cards. After letting the cards sit for just a few seconds he ...

How To: Do the "half evil" flourish card cut trick

Magic can be done by anybody, even you, and card tricks can be done too, as long as you have a deck of cards. When you get that deck of cards, watch this video tutorial to see how to do the "half evil" flourish card cut trick. This is one of the original beginner card flourish/cut tricks... the half evil.

How To: Perform a 180 degree fan 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: Perform the hummingbird magic trick

Need a new card trick? Learn how to magically make a card levitate above your hand and spin around in circles like a hummingbird. This trick takes a little set up time but the pay off will be well worth it. Float and spin a card in mid air and impress all onlookers. Perform the hummingbird magic trick.

How To: Do a basic casino card shuffle

The video demonstrates how to perform a basic card shuffle. First you have to divide the card deck into two equal decks and hold them one in each hand. Make sure that you hold the cards with three fingers, the thumb at one end and the middle and ring fingers at the other. Then you can hold the two decks little close to each other and bend the decks at the ends facing each other using the forefinger to press in the middle of the deck. Then let go off the cards in both the decks one by one in a...

How To: Perform a double lift card sleight

The double-lift — taking two cards off the top of a deck while pretending you're just removing one — is a fundamental card sleight that is the basis for hundreds of card tricks. It may take some practice, but will be useful in lots of card tricks. Watch this video magic tutorial and learn how to perform a double lift card sleight in a car trick.