What are the Ace Cards in a Deck?

4 Ace Cards

A deck of playing cards is a familiar sight to many, whether used for playing games, performing magic tricks, or simply for decoration. Each card in a deck has a specific value and meaning, but none are as versatile and iconic as the Ace cards. (See also The Ace Card) In this post, we will … Read more

Juan Tamariz – The Spanish Magician

Juan Tamariz the magician

Who is Juan Tamariz? Juan Tamariz is a Spanish magician and author known for his expertise in sleight of hand and card magic. He is widely considered one of the greatest magicians of all time and has been a major influence on the art of magic. Tamariz began his career as a professional magician at … Read more

How to Learn Mentalism

What is mentalism

Mentalism is a performing art that involves using mental abilities, such as telepathy, clairvoyance, and mind control, to entertain and amaze audiences. If you are interested in learning mentalism, there are a few key steps that you can take to get started. (If you are looking to learn more about what mentalism is, see the … Read more

What is Mentalism?

What is mentalism

In this post, we will look at what mentalism is and the history of mentalism, as well as some mentalism tricks, how it is different from magic, and what some great mentalism books are that you can read to learn mentalism. For an in-depth guide to mentalism, see the Free Mentalism Guide on this site. … Read more

The Betraying Voice Card Trick

The Betraying Voice Card Trick

For this card trick, the spectator divides the pack into several piles on the table. He takes any card from any heap, replaces it on any pile, and then replaces the piles on top of that. Turning his back, the performer instructs the spectator to deal out the cards one at a time, naming each … Read more

The Sleight of Foot Card Trick

Sleight of Foot Card Trick

Milton of England is responsible for this effect and Max Holden first introduced it. This trick is the pinnacle of card magic. Any deck of cards can be used. The Effect Even though the magician never touches the cards, he finds a specific card in the pack. The magician instructs someone to shuffle a deck … Read more