Thursday, November 12, 2015

Learn Magic Card Tricks (part 1 of 2)

You can learn magic card tricks in order to have your friends or family spellbound by your skills. There are many magic tricks that depend on following a certain process or method. It is important for the magic student to learn about these different methods of magic card tricks in order to become a master.

One of the methods being used in magic card tricks is by employing a trick deck. A trick deck refers to a special deck of playing cards that has been altered in some ways in order to allow the magician or performer to do certain tricks with them. Trick decks are usually used when sleight of hand might be difficult or impractical to use for certain tricks.

There are various types of trick decks that magicians use to do special magic tricks. One of them is the stripper deck. The stripper deck is a type of trick deck that allows a magician or performer to easily control the location of a card or group of cards even after being shuffled by a spectator. The stripper deck always allows the performer to cut to the selected card or put a selected card at the top or bottom of the deck with just a few shuffles.

The Svengali deck is another type of trick deck used by magicians to perform certain magic card tricks. The Svengali deck usually allows certain tricks to be performed with almost no skill required. Most tricks done with the Svengali deck are known to be self-working. This trick deck can be riffled or even shuffled to give the illusion that it is quite an ordinary deck of cards. But using the Svengali deck can allow the performer to have a chosen card appear at any part of the deck.

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