Hot Card Tricks How-Tos

How To: Perform the card out of thin air card trick

Impress all of your friends with some card magic, or as others like to say, card manipulation or card trick. You don't need to be a magician to learn the illusion of magic with a deck of playing cards. See for yourself how easy it is to learn... watch this video tutorial to see how to perform the card out of thin air card trick, where you magically pull a card out of somebody's head, out of thin air, when you are really just hiding the card.

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: 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 magic card trick "invisible aces"

The goal of this video tutorial is to teach you how to perform the magic card trick "invisible aces". This instructional is to help anyone wanting to be a magician, helping you understand technique and presentation of simple but effective illusions. These card tricks are pretty easy, but with time, practice and patience you will be able to amaze your friends and your family. Learn the invisible aces magic card trick, just like David Blaine!

How To: Perform the "The Ten of Hearts" card trick

In this video tutorial, we learn how to perform the "The Ten of Hearts" (or "TheTenofHearts") card trick. For more information about the trick and its execution, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started incorporating this trick into your own routines, watch this free video card magic lesson.

How To: Perform the cell phone mentalism card trick

This video teaches us how to perform a magic trick with a deck of cards and a cell phone. The presenter starts by talking about a man named Eddie Carrol, who apparently hates the presenter for revealing these card tricks on YouTube. The presenter leaves his cell phone and a deck of cards and leaves the room. A spectator is chosen to pick one card out of the deck. When the card has been picked the magician's assistant calls the magician and says that the card has been picked. The trick is how ...

How To: Perform the front and back palm card trick

This how-to video is on how to perform the front and back palm card trick. In this video the person shows viewers how to conceal a playing card using one hand. The narrator explains everything from the precise finger placement for the concealment of the card, to revealing the playing card to your audience. He teaches viewers how to hide the card at all times and make it appear in a snap without anybody ever seeing your card. This video on how to perform the palm card trick will show even amat...

How To: Perform the ribbon spread card flourishes

These are some tips on the art of ribbon spreading. As with any flourishes, practice is key. Repetition will fine tune your skills for ribbon spreading. Hopefully this video will help get you started with flourishing. Im no expert by any means, so this video shows what works for me. Deck condition is important. They look better the newer the deck.

How To: Perform a ribbon spread 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 Jumping Gemini magic card trick

Check out this amazing magic card trick tutorial video to learn how to perform the Jumping Gemini card trick. Improve your magic skills and amaze your friends with this simple and easy card trick instructional video. The Jumping Gemini is a great trick for beginners to perform. You too can become an expert magician with a little bit of practice.

How To: Do the "jacks who would be queens" card trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the "Jacks would be Queens" card trick. This trick begins with a story of 4 jacks who all want to become women. The magician begins with 4 identical jack of diamonds. The first jack is the bravest. He goes under the knife and ends up as an ugly woman. The other jacks do the same and all end up as ugly women. In the end, the magician ends up with 4 queen of spades. Users will need 2 jack of diamonds, 3 queen of spades and a fake card with both th...

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 quick flip card trick

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 quick flip card trick. With just a little sleight of hand and a little magic, your spectators will be astonished. See the reveal and explanation.

How To: Perform the "impossible card location" magic trick

What else can you do with a deck of cards besides play games? Magic! There's nothing better for a magician's repertoire than a few great card tricks, so make sure you watch this video tutorial on how to perform the "impossible card location" magic trick. This is a lengthy trick, but it's sure to amaze and baffle anyone. To do this impossible card location card trick, a little mathematics goes a long way, so don't fall asleep in math class.

How To: Do the "Three Aces" card trick

This is a video tutorial in the Magic & Parlor Tricks category where you are going to learn how to do the "Three Aces" card trick. For this trick you need a deck of cards and you shuffle it nicely. Then you flip the deck and reveal the center part of the card and say it is the ace of hearts. The actual card is the 3 of hearts. Place this card face down on the table. You repeat this process and similarly take out a clubs and diamonds card. Then you perform a magic gesture and say all three car...

How To: Cut cards (shuffle cards) with one hand

Want to look totally pro when you deal blackjack, or even just when you're playing Go Fish with your friends? Then check out this easy yet super impressive card shuffling trick. Cutting cards can either be boring or a spectacle, so add some spice to your card game by shuffling it impressively in one hand.

How To: Perform a false push through riffle shuffle with cards

The riffle shuffle is the most basic of card shuffles, one that most card players and magicians can perform easily. False riffle shuffles, however, are difficult to perform convincingly, but essential for the effective performance of card magic or for cheating your friends at the card table. Whether you are a magician or a gambler, this trick will aide you in deceiving whoever it is you plan on deceiving for fun, profit, or both. The card trick master in this video performs the move three tim...

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 from YouTube user experthowto, you'll learn how to perform the "devil's elevator" card trick using sleight of hand. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the trick, watch this prestidigitator's guide.

How To: Perform the Faro Shuffle card trick

To do the Faro shuffle card trick, first divide the deck in half. With practice you should be able to accurately make an even division. Hold your left hand underneath the deck and your right hand on top of the deck. Use the two halves to square up the deck. Go in on an angle, intertwining the cards. Make them meet on the bottom and apply a little bit of pressure to them. They will naturally intertwine. Spread out the cards on a table in two columns to check your shuffling technique. You can a...

How To: Do the probability card trick

First of all you need two different types of playing cards. You can take the blue and the red color cards. Spread these cards on the table facing downwards. Now mix them together randomly. Again mix them as thoroughly as you can on the table. Now pick out a red color card of your choice from anywhere on the table. Now again mix the cards thoroughly on the table. Now pick up any blue card of your choice anywhere from the table. Now ask the audience “what probability is that of picking the sa...

How To: Shuffle your cards in sleeves in 2 different ways

Two techniques to shuffling cards in sleeves are the brick shuffle and the sleeve shuffle. These are not shuffling methods that casinos use. To do a brick shuffle, put your deck of cards in one hand and use the other hand to quickly move stacks of cards into different places in the deck. The brick shuffling technique has the propensity to warp the cards. To execute a sleeve shuffle, divide the deck of cards into two stacks and then thread the two stacks into one another using gentle pressure....

How To: Perform the "Best Little Self Working" card trick

Mismag822 shows you how to perform the "best little self working" card trick. Get your mini deck of cards and count out 16 cards. Shuffle the cards out and lay them out in a grid. Select 4 cards over the deck. Then the other person selects a row and fold it over like a book. Keep folding till you have one deck. Spread out the cards 4 should be face down. The four cards that are left should be all aces.

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