190 entries in Cards / Sleights / Color Change / free handed
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Unknown To Change a Card - Third Method: The Vertical Change snap-over change, see page 132 for another way to get into it Tricks with Cards 22
Unknown To Change a Card - The Revolution snap-over change More Magic 17
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die neue dreifache Verwandlungskarte card changes two times, ends with unprepared card since a cover slide is palmed offInspired byRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 151
Eduard W. Lufa Die magische Verwandlung "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
flip-over change, two cards back-to-back
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 98
A. F. Kessler Die Verwandlung einer Karte double card shown, face card brought into back palm, for changing it back the card is replaced again Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 12) 179
Jack Merlin Snap Changes Also published here Merlin's Master Miracles 10
Jack Merlin Three Card Force and Floor Change card is forced several times, then put under foot of spectator who thinks all cards are the same, then card under foot changes and deck is normal Merlin's Master Miracles 11
Horace Goldin The Goldin Visible "Change" Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 70
Victor Farelli The "Left-About" Change snap-over change presentation Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 72
Unknown Card in Glass Transformation half turn of glass Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 137
Unknown Card Transformation More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 27
Unknown The Fadeaway Card Change Related toVariations Expert Card Technique 81
Unknown False Pip Change one pip is snapped off Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 290
Unknown Single Card Color Change double, excelsior steal and unload Prepared Cards and Accessories 7
Clyde Cairy Metamorphoses card rubbed to thigh changes several times, back palm Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 5) 77
Unknown Snap-Over Change The Card Magic of Le Paul 196
Unknown Snap Over Change carp flipped over quickly with a snap on sleeve The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 288) 1152
Unknown Snap Over Change carp flipped over quickly with a snap on sleeveRelated toVariations Classic Secrets of Magic 17
Bob Hummer Visual Change Also published here Inner Secrets of Card Magic 53
Cliff Green Visual Change Inner Secrets of Card Magic 55
Dino Mazza Color Change The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 384) 365
Unknown Flip Change The Devil's Playthings 38
Allan Ackerman Snap Change Idea card is seen, it's another card, magician's gag Magic Mafia Effects 35
Tommy Martin Puzzling Color Change using spittle to glue cards together Million Dollar Card Secrets 106
Unknown Snap-Over Change Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 120
Doc Boston, Harry Lorayne The Boston-Lorayne Card Change change while fan is waved over card Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 133
Tony Binarelli Change of Color gaffed Card Cavalcade 131
Unknown Snap Over Change The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 41) 203
Frank Csuri Clipped card change, with paper clip The Living End 4
Jack Merlin Snap Change Also published here The Living End 68
Unknown Chango nap over change The Living End 70
Flip Hallema Chinese Change multiple card transformation with different techniques, one technique is very similar to Dan Garrett's One-Hand Card ChangeRelated to Fl!p Qu!k Tr!k Str!p 3
Jerry Argetsinger Airborne Card Change in midair, double facer Card Cavalcade II 200
Paul Curry The Time Change color change with the drawback double lift Paul Curry Presents 39
Martin A. Nash Snap Change Handling back to back cards Ever So Sleightly 126
Martin A. Nash Scaling The Change deck in other hand, card is thrown and caught Ever So Sleightly 36
Vic Trabucco Visual Change similar to Stanton's Pivot Change New and Novel Knowledge 32
Unknown Snap Over Change Classic Tackler 11
Jerry Andrus Super Change with Four Cards Andrus Card Control 48
Jerry Andrus Rolling Change while turning card over in the hands Andrus Card Control 61
Karl Fulves Color Cubed front and back change Packet Switches (Part Four) 273
Edward Marlo The Snap Change Variations Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 158
Frank Hathaway, Martin A. Nash The Hathaway Change lapping Any Second Now 186
Martin A. Nash The Flip Switch mid-air-change, from pack to tableRelated to Any Second Now 184
Unknown Snap Over Change Scattershot 16
Unknown Snap Over Change Las Vegas Close-Up 138
Edward Marlo, Baltazar Fuentes Flexible Visual Change sandwiched card changes visibly, back changes also, sliding method, two methods Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 84
Richard Kaufman The Polaroid Change (quadruple) card changes three times, anglyRelated to CardMagic 174
Piet Forton Piet-Forton-Palm Color Change Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Piet Forton Seminar) 6
Piet Forton, Remo Inzani Multiple Flip-Over Move Snap-Over Change Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Piet Forton Seminar) 8
Bob Hummer Bob Hummer's Visual Change Also published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 87
Jimmy Ray Snap Colour Change A Ray of Magic 30
Unknown Snap-over Change Used as a secret turnover in context Card Fare 7
Unknown Snap Over Change Cardworks 75
Unknown Hofzinser Top Change As Transformation Cardworks 155
Richard Kaufman Spinner (quadruple) card changes three timesRelated to Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 83
Richard Kaufman Jelly Roll Change (quadruple) card changes three timesRelated to Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 80
Roy Walton Snap-Over Change of a sandwiched card Octet 41
Ken Simmons Pull Out Visual Change back-to-back, addition from table edge, two handlings Cards — With a Different Touch 4
Ken Simmons The Double Change card changes and then backRelated to Cards — With a Different Touch 5
Piet Forton, Remo Inzani, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Snap-Over Change with two cardsAlso published here The Talon (Issue 7) 102
Don England The Cliff-hanger Change not really visual Card Finesse 40
Edward Marlo A Change For The Better flicker type, bottom dealInspired byRelated to Card Finesse 14
Edward Marlo A Still Better Way flicker type, greek dealRelated to Card Finesse 16
Jon Racherbaumer The Spellbound Change double transformation, deck in hand Card Finesse 20
Derek Dingle The Alpha Toss Toss Change Handling, see also page 24 for visual change idea The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Unknown Snap Over Change Best of Friends 45
Harry Lorayne Brush Change stroked with left thumb, left hand holds deck Best of Friends 48
Steve Beam Spin Change The Changing of the Cards 4
Steve Beam Propeller Change Spin Change that starts with single card The Changing of the Cards 7
Steve Beam Twister The Changing of the Cards 9
Steve Beam Drop Change as card is thrown on tabled pile of cards The Changing of the Cards 11
Daryl Martinez Daryl Martinez Change card changes as it is pushed into deck and extracted againRelated to The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 39
Al Leech Snap Over Change Handling Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1) 981
Unknown Snap-Over Change Card Finesse 24
Phillip Young Swiveled Six and Ace fuse to a Seven, Dr. Elliott's Change Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 7
Ross Bertram The Revolutionary Card angly Bertram on Sleight of Hand 117
Ross Bertram TeBe Color Change Variations Bertram on Sleight of Hand 150
Ross Bertram TeBe Two, Color Change Bertram on Sleight of Hand 153
Ross Bertram A Double Color Change one-handed Bertram on Sleight of Hand 172
Paul Harris Bonus Effect card visibly changes as it flies from hand to deck, Instant Replay A Close-Up Kinda Guy 128
Stephen Tucker Winter snap change with torn card, only half of the card changes, outline of Ace routine with salt shaker Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 23) 435
Edward Marlo The Libra Change Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 304
Unknown Snap-Over Change The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 77
Steve Beam Variation on Vernon's Push Through Flourish as a color change The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 61
Unknown Snap Over Change Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 27
Unknown Snap-Over Change brief The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 36
Edward Marlo Snap Card Changes tabled card or double in hand changes with a snap of the right fingers, two methods Best of Friends - Volume II 393
Frederick Braue Another Use Snap Change with clean-up on deck (1936) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 10
Cardini Cardini Snap Change snap-over change near sleeve The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 9
Felix Fabian Single Card Double Color Change and Vanish "This is one of the finest effects of pure sleight-of-hand in existence."
- Snap Change with back-to-back clean-up
- Snap-Over Change
- False transfer and removed from pocket
Also published here
  • Sphinx, July 1924, p. 164
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 9
Don England, Jon Racherbaumer The Multiple Eidetic Change gaffed Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 37
Bob Hummer, Meir Yedid Visual Change Variation with multiple cards Stage Stuff 40
Ben Harris Spread-Flip Change card changes as it is waved over tabled spread, snap-over change with unload, "I originally gave this to Richard Kaufman for ALMANAC, but Richie has not used it. " 1 a.m. The Sequel 15
Ben Harris Fandango Move one-handed, bottom cards of small packet turned overInspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Fandango 2
Chris Ball Blender Related to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 325
Noel Stanton Pivot Color Change called Twirl Change and credited to Hofzinser here When Creators Collide... 16
Unknown Fadeaway Card Change top change Fantasia in As-Dur 20
Edward Marlo, Larry Jennings BoTop Change Transformation to change card into business card The Cardwright 194
Steve Beam Mirror Change with a small packet, rotated in the handsRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 21) 355
Steve Beam The Snapper using the snap change for splitting a four into two deuces The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 377
Karrell Fox "It's a Snap" Snap Change with onload on deckInspired by My Latest Book 62
Edward Marlo Back-to-Back Transformation card changes as it is turned over in a gesture at chest height M.I.N.T. — Volume I 30
Harry Levine The Revolution Change The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 27) 470
Rafael Benatar El Soplido Magico Also published here Cartas Certificadas 109
Rafael Benatar El Cambio de Clark Kent apparently free-handed, also secret switchRelated toAlso published here Cartas Certificadas 107
Unknown Snap Over Change Secret Weapons 10
Ken Krenzel The Organic Tunnel Change card pushed through fist changes, ungaffed Close-up Impact! 133
Edward Marlo The Arbil Change That's It 20
Edward Marlo Variation of Arbil Change That's It 21
Edward Marlo Snap Change That's It 23
Gary Ouellet The Crook Snap Change Close Up Illusions 44
Unknown Sleeve Change Focus 10
Ben Harris The Fandango Move one-handed, bottom cards of small packet turned overAlso published here Mad Fax and other Mysteries 3
Ross Bertram Color Change Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 7) 1945
Unknown Tenkai Pivot Change The Magic of Michael Ammar 256
Piet Forton Snap-Over Change application to make it look like four cards changeRelated to Carneycopia 81
Unknown Snap Over Change Smoke and Mirrors 72
Dan Garrett The Knuckle Busting Ultra Garrett Spinning One-Hand Lateral Palm Platform Card Transformation (With Triple Change Option) see also p. 817 for more ideasRelated toAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 36) 641
Dr. James Nuzzo, Horace Goldin Nuzzo-Goldin Change Card Finesse II 169
Rafael Benatar The Clark Kent Card Change apparently free-handed, also secret switchAlso published here Double-Card Technique 26
Rafael Benatar The Blow-Away Card Change apparently free-handed, see Clark Kent ChangeAlso published here Double-Card Technique 27
Horace Goldin, Ernest Earick Goldin Change Variant snap change, nice clean up By Forces Unseen 21
Oscar Munoz Pirouette Change Variations The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 48) 864
Marc DeSouza Shape Shifter Inspired byRelated to The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 48) 862
Marc DeSouza The Cover Change variation of the sleeve changeRelated to The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 48) 866
Patrick Page Der mehrfache Farbwechsel einer Spielkarte card changes multiple timesInspired byAlso published here Lecture Patrick Page 23
Gene Maze The Flying Color Change top card of deck is spun into air and changes, actually one-handed bottom deal Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 123
Michael Vincent Through-the-Fist Change Variations Roger's Thesaurus 88
Roger Crosthwaite LTP Miracle Steal Inspired by Roger's Thesaurus 92
Edward Marlo Wrist Turn Change Plus deck in left hand and card in right hand, card stroked with left thumb, it changes
- Alternate Version
Inspired by
  • "Wrist Turn Change" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, July 1977
M.I.N.T. — Volume II 331
Unknown Snap Over Change The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 82
Unknown Snap-Over Change The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 206
Dan Garrett One-Hand Swivel (O.H.S.) Card Change lateral palm, also as double ("triple") changeAlso published here Top 10 9
Jack Carpenter, Ben Harris One-handed Change sandwiched card changes visuallyInspired by The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 47
Jack Carpenter The One-for-One Change card visibly changes when move through two piles of deck The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 53
Daryl Martinez Center Unload Transformation as double is stroked, face card is unloaded in center of deck The Ancient Empty Street 11
John F. Mendoza Snap Over Change Variation L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 109
Christian Scherer Einzelne Karten ins Topit befördern 1. Eine (oder mehrere) Karte(n) vom Spiel ins Topit befördern
(to topit one or several cards from the deck)
2. Eine (oder mehrere) Karte(n) von einem kleinen Paket ins Topit befördern
(to topit one or several cards from a small packet)
2.1 Mehrere Karten in eine verwandeln
(transform several cards into one card)
3. Eine von zwei (als eine Karte vorgezeigt) Karte ins Topit befördern
(topit one of two cards, which are held as one card)
3.1 Sichtbare Verwandlung
(visual transformation)
3.2 Verzögerte Verwandlung
(delayed transformation)
Karten à la carte 91
Richard Bartram, Jr., Edward Marlo Snap Change Variation to miniature card Trephine 162
Richard Bartram, Jr. Tearable card snapped is torn into pieces, as an effect, snap change variation Trephine 164
Richard Bartram, Jr. Suspended Change card is suspended on fingers then it changes to selection Trephine 40
Unknown The Snap-Over Color Change Simon Says! 142
Simon Lovell Bonus FLOOP Color Change double held away from half in left hand with left finger and thumb, other half fanned over it Simon Says! 174
Jean Hugard, Roberto Giobbi The Fadeaway Card Change Inspired by Card College — Volume 3 748
Gordon Bruce Stroke Change double stroked à la Hofzinser top change, top card unloaded Five Times Five — Scotland 50
Guy Hollingworth Bent Cop Colour Change Drawing Room Deceptions 148
Edward Marlo, Guy Hollingworth Snap Change Miracle Change on speed, card ends up in Tenkai Palm Drawing Room Deceptions 73
Unknown Snap Over Change Carp flipped over quickly with a snap on sleeve Kort 67
Bob Hummer, Noel Stanton Pivot Change here credited to Hummer Close-Up & Personal 113
Marc DeSouza Shapeshifter Change brief Tricks of my Trade 125
Ellis Stanyon Wrong Card Visibly Changed No. 8, snap-over change Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 21
Ellis Stanyon The "Revolution" Change No. 17, flip-over change, as transposition with duplicate Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 265
Lee Asher Wipe Change not without pack, pack is rubbed against card held in other hand Close Cover Before Striking 4
Paul Curry The Time Change color change with the drawback double lift Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 14
Neal Elias A Color Change (Using two cards) Twirl Pass with only two cards New Card Controls 88
Noel Stanton Pivot Colour Change in text credited to Vic Trabucco, for credit correction see Issue 11, p. 1 Penumbra (Issue 1) 15
Marc DeSouza Shapeshifter Change Penumbra (Issue 2) 13
Noel Stanton Pivot Colour Change in text credited to Vic Trabucco, for credit correction see Issue 11, p. 1Variations Penumbra (Issue 3) 9
Lewis Jones Change for a single fan passed over single card and it changesInspired by Ahead of the Pack 21
Unknown The Snap-over Color Change Card College - Volume 5 1133
Michel Huot The Spring Change packet of double-facer cards secretly turned over for visual change Seven By Michel Huot 13
Marc DeSouza Shapeshifter Random Acts of Magic 24
David Acer Flipwich Sandwiched card visually transforms (First published in Sudden Impact lecture notes by David Acer) Random Acts of Magic 91
Dave Campbell Thumb Palm Change a bit like stage manipulation steal from back of deck into thumb palm as color change with double The Dave Campbell Legacy 413
Daryl Martinez, Peter Duffie Daryl Martinez Change Variation card changes as it is pushed into deck and extracted againInspired by Full Metal Jacket 15
Marc DeSouza The Shapeshifter Change brief Ackerman 2004 32
Arthur Trace, Richard Kaufman The Relativity Change Card held in hands changes visibly, first published in Artwerks (Arthur Trace, 2005) and Genii Magazine (April 2006) It's All Relative 6
Jack Avis Double Flip Change two-phase transformation with snap-over change Rara Avis 149
Tyler Wilson The Shocker! Slow motion color change, card slides through fingers and changes (first published in MAGIC Magazine, Nov 2004) Movers & Shakers 5
Tyler Wilson Credit Card Change variation on Marc DeSouza's Shapeshifter Change, hold by middle of short edges instead of corners Movers & Shakers 33
Kevin Ho Bob Change Vertical Sleeve Change / Shapeshifter ChangeInspired by Smooth Operations 50
Edward Marlo, Baltazar Fuentes Flexible Visual Change sandwiched card transforms Above the Fold 66
Noel Stanton Twirl Change see "The Pivot Color Change" (The Gen, Vol. 20 No. 2, 1964) Making the Cut 93
Patrick Page The Multiple Colour Change Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Magic Page by Page 72
Oscar Munoz, Marc DeSouza Shapeshifter Change More Power to You 132
Marc DeSouza, Jason Ladanye Shapeshifter Change Handling Confident Deceptions 21
Marc DeSouza Shapeshifter Change handling variation Lecture Notes 23
Peter McKinnon Crow double, one-handed change Burn After Reading 8
Peter McKinnon Slip Change snap change hybrid Burn After Reading 16
Oscar Munoz, Marc DeSouza Shapeshifter Change Believe 63
Noel Stanton Pivot Color Change brief In Order to Amaze 220
Vanni Bossi A Golden Change card held on corner tossed onto table transforms visually The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 71
Frank Shields Another Quick Bit bit for the Fadeaway Card Change, from Hugard's Magic Monthly, April 1946Related to Facsimile (Issue 6) 6
Alexander Hansford Gödel Hand holds two cards face up, one of those cards change with a wave Wabi-Sabi 28
Charlie Miller Vertical Snap Change Inspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 80
Edward Marlo In Lieu of the Thru-the-Fist Flourish Twirl Change, packet pivoted overRelated to
  • "In Lieu of the Through the Fist Flourish" (MUM, Vol. 73 No. 2, 1983)
Principia 114
Marc DeSouza Shapeshifter Change brief Game Changer 82
Jeremiah Zuo Tenkai Steal Color Change Confessions of A Magic Fan 10
Eric Hu Frame Change change of isolated card as it is passed through the hands of performer and spectatorInspired by The Neat Review (Issue 2 - New York City 2019) 54