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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: Perform the "Serenade of the Kings" card trick

Got a deck of standard playing cards? Looking for your next great illusion? Look no further. In this free video magic lesson, you'll learn how perform the "Serenade of the Kings" card trick. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the trick, and to get started using it to impress your friends and family, watch this prestidigitator's guide.

How To: Perform the "spellbound" card trick to impress friends

Andy Field shows his audience how to perform the Spellbound magic trick. The video is set up as a tutorial which means he is explaining to the viewers how the trick is performed, or in other words what his secrets are. The trick itself is fairly complex and to grasp the full understanding of the concept it is recommended that you watch the video. According to Andy, most people already suspect how he is doing the trick, but he just wants to confirm their hypothesis. The video is five minutes a...

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 Swap

Learn how to perform the magic card trick 'the Swap'. This magic card trick is sure to impress friends and only requires a single deck of cards to perform. The card illusion makes it appear like you are switching two cards. It uses the 'double lift' method which is helpful in all sorts of magic card tricks! You can start training to become the next David Blaine or Criss Angel with this cool trick!

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 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: Do the "impossible" card trick

In this Magic & Parlor Tricks video you will see the ‘impossible’ card trick. This card trick is performed by Andy field. First he removes all the 4 aces from the pack and puts them face up on the table. Then he chooses a card from the rest of the pack shows it to the camera without seeing it himself. It is the king of hearts. He then puts the card back into the deck somewhere in the middle. Now he takes the 4 aces in his hand all facing up, gives a little jig and out of the 4 one ace turns f...

How To: Use the double undercut to control the bottom card

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the double undercut using a deck of cards. This shuffle controls the bottom card. The trick begins with the magician asking the spectator to choose a card. Return the card on top of the deck. Then it will be shuffle and end up at the bottom. To do this trick, create a break between the card and the deck. Now cut the deck in half. The right hand packet is placed under the left hand packet. The card is now transferred to the right hand. The l...

How To: Fan a deck of cards for card tricks

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 the gimmicked card color change trick

In this Magic & Parlor Tricks video tutorial you will learn how to do the gimmicked card color change trick. For this you will need two cards of different colors; a red card and a black card. Fold each of the cards right in the middle. Then glue the top half of the two cards at the back. The bottom halves of both cards should be free. Now take a third card and attach its face to the bottom halves of the two cards on the outer side. So, when you move the middle flap up or down, the card is goi...

How To: Perform the "four queens" card trick

In this video, you can see the magician Andy Field giving an Excellent tutorial on how to do the "Four Queens" card trick. He gives an in depth guide on several small tricks you will need to do this successfully, such as pinky breaks and double-under cuts, as well as numerous other little tips. This trick involves showing your spectators four queens and two cards of their choosing, then leaving them speechless when they magically manage to switch places. He explains everything extremely well,...

How To: Control cut a selected card to the top of the deck

This video shows how to perform a simple magic card trick where you will be able to control cut a card to the top of the deck. After determining which card will be the one which is used, the trick may be done in one of two ways, one in which the spectator places the card back into the deck, and the other where the magician does it. Certain grips must be used on the deck, which are demonstrated in the video. You should make sure in both cases to have your pinky discreetly hold the place where ...

How To: Perform the "cull maneuver" 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 "cull maneuver" 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 mind control 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 a mind control card trick. With just a little mind control and a little magic, your spectators will be astonished. See the reveal and explanation.

How To: Perform a math addition card trick great for kids

This video is actually about how to perform a math addition card trick. Firstly take two sets of four cards in which one of the sets consists of 2 of hearts whereas the other set consists of 3 of spades. Then take the set of 3's and place it under the 2's then once it is turned over you get four cards of 3's on the top which is placed aside and the remaining cards are of 2's. Now if you just give a shake then one of the cards of 2's turn into 3 of spades and when the shake is repeated another...

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