Top Illusions

The Element Of Distraction

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Never underestimate the element of distraction! Here is magician Kevin James on the show America's Got Talent using a genius little trick to fool the judges...

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Rabbit or Duck?

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Do you see a rabbit or do you see a duck?

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Haunted, Magic Portrait

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How to create your own creepy haunted, magic portrait that appears to follow the viewer's movements with its eyes. A classic, timeless and haunting illusion.

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Silly Yet Funny Street Magic

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This unnamed magician, probably European, uses real street and public phenomena to give the audience not a magic performance, but the illusion of performing magic. Well, if it's not magic, and only an illusion of doing magic...but magic is illusion...which is it? Magic or illusion?

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The Magazine Kiss Illusion

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Now this is an illusion you can do right now at home! All you need is a magazine and someone to take a picture of you. You can probably even get away with using the self-timer on your camera. If you try it out and it works out well, why not post it here on The Illusionist? We'd love to see what home-made photo illusions you can come up with!

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The False Transfer Explanation

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The False Transfer is an essential component to ball and cup routines, coin tricks, and other object manipulations. Learn the sleight of hand behind the move in this excellent video by Malik The Magic Guy.

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Interactive Magic Trick

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This is one of the first interactive magic tricks on YouTube by magician Oren Shalom. There are six cards involved in the trick and you will choose one. Five cards will be revealed in the next video and if you did the trick right, your card should not be there.

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Amazing Awareness Test

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Count how many times the white team passes the basketball and discover an interesting phenomenon in this awareness test.

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The Heads Up Self-Levitation

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Geoff Williams performs a self-levitation in the middle of a parking lot by simply lifting himself up by his own head. No props in sight and shot on a single take.

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Widder's Ball Illusion

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"Direction Sensing" is a type of illusion of which has an image that appears to change as a function of physical movement by the observer.

In this “Widder’s Ball” illusion, as the head moves forward and eyes focus and concentrate only on the small black dot at the center, the red gradient begins to flow outwards to fill the ball.

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