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How To: Perform the Pass 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: 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 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: Perform a thumb fan card flourish

Card flourishes are more of an art form, not really necessary for your magic card tricks and illusions, but really cool to impress your friends. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform a thumb fan card flourish, which shows you how to fan a deck of playing cards with... obviously your thumb. This thumb fan card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

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: Do the "snap vanish" card trick

Learn how to do the "snap vanish" card trick. This magic card trick will make a card disappear just by snapping your fingers. It's a pretty simple trick for anyone, if you're a fast enough magician. The snap vanish works with a coin and a little sleight of hand.

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 impressive super fast color change card trick

Hey folks, learn how to perform one of the fastest (not to mention easiest) card tricks in the world! See how to do the super fast color change card trick. There's no real magic here, just a little sleight of hand, or a lot of it. If you're fast enough, this color change will amaze anyone. Magician or no magician, anyone can do this impressive color changing card trick.

How To: Perform the four-of-a-kind magic card trick

When you're a magician people expect you to have a few good card tricks under your sleeve, so be prepared with this one! 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.

How To: Perform the Let's Do Lunch card magic trick

Performing close-up card trick magic in a business environment can be one of the most lucrative envrionements in which to do so. This trick, called Let's Do Lunch, is perfect for just such a setting as it integrates the business cards that your audience are sure to have in abundance. It requires no set-up and only minimal sleight of hand, but produces a great effect. This tutorial video will have ou performing it in no time.

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 Vortex card trick

This is a really cool visual effect card trick that is performed on two spectators. Spectator number one is asked to choose a card. The card is then placed into the deck ( halves ) and the deck is combined into one. The trick is holding the cards apart with your pinky so the chosen cards position is still visible to you. You continue to hold the break by moving your thumb into the break, you cut the bottom half, in half and place that on top. Repeat the procedure with the break half, and plac...

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: 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 "ordinary plastic bag" card trick

Adrenaline0Studios reveals the secret behind his "Ordinary Plastic Bag" trick. This trick involves getting a card inside a perfectly normal plastic bag without opening said bag. First task is getting a person pick a card and figuring out what the card is (procedures are on another video). Then, he places the card on the bottom of the deck and spreads the deck on top of the plastic bag while applying lots of pressure. When he raises the bag, you'll notice that the card at the bottom sticks to ...

How To: Do a "Math Magic" card trick

This video reveals how to perform and master the "Math Magic" card trick. Of course, you'll learn every step you'll need to know and small tips to make you a better magician. This is a quick and easy trick any magician at every level can begin to learn and try to master. After performing this for your friends and family you'll have everyone asking "How'd you do that?". Watch and finally learn the world's greatest math card trick.

How To: Do a "color-changing deck" trick with gimmick cards

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 a simple "color-changing deck" trick using gimmick cards. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the trick, watch this prestidigitator's guide.

How To: Perform the Four Bandits magic card trick

Learn how to perform the magic card trick 'the four bandits'. This magic trick brings all four bandits (jacks) to the top of your deck when it looks like they should be spaced throughout the card deck. The trick only requires a single deck of cards. It is a magic card trick suitable for all ages to perform! Become the next 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 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: 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: 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 one-handed shuffle for magic

Learn the craft of magic. This magic tutorial demonstrates the following trick: the one handed shuffle. Jarek is an 18 year old magician here to instruct his love of magic. Magic tricks take time and patience to learn. Watch this magic trick tutorial to master the one handed shuffle.

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