Magic by John Carney

John Carney is quite possibly one of the greatest living exponents of sleight of hand. His constructions are impeccable, and his technique is flawless. Best of all, he is an excellent teacher.
Side Steal Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Side Steal
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $5.00

Learn effective technique and practical tips on the Side Steal, an invaluable technique for controlling a card placed anywhere in the deck. Expertly explained by master close-up magician John Carney.

Bottom Palm Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Bottom Palm
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $5.00

Learn effective technique and practical tips on the Bottom Palm. Expertly explained by master close-up magician John Carney.

Napkin Trilogy Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Napkin Trilogy
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $7.00

Napkin Trilogy consists of three different effects: Predictable Surprise, Straggler and Final Trace. In this tutorial, master close-up magician John Carney walks you through all the necessary steps with a strong emphasis on misdirection and presentation. 

Carney on the Erdnase Color Change Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Carney on the Erdnase Color Change
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $3.00

Learn effective technique and practical tips on one of the methods for transforming a playing card found within The Expert at the Card Table. Demonstrated and explained by master close-up magician John Carney.

Carney on Palming Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Carney on Palming
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $20.00

Many of the most powerful effects in card magic require the palming of a playing card. Yet nothing else strikes fear in the heart of the uninitiated as much as this prospect. The fear itself is the single greatest obstacle to effective palming. Fear not, for John Carney is acknowledged as one of...

Top Palm Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Top Palm
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $5.00

Learn effective technique and practical tips on the Top Palm, one of the most useful sleights in all of card magic. Two different top palms are explained.

Inscrutable Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Inscrutable
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $5.00

Upon trying to find the four Aces, the magician is having no luck as Jokers are popping up everywhere. Eventually, the magician becomes fed up and turns them all into Aces. Expertly explained by master close-up magician John Carney.

Mercurial Cards Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Mercurial Cards
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $7.00

Full of wonderful and useful sleight of hand techniques, Mercurial Cards is a beautifully constructed color change routine that's upbeat, visual and full of magical surprises. Expertly explained by master close-up magician John Carney, this one routine will give you serious mileage.

Tenkai-esque Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Tenkai-esque
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $5.00

Learn effective technique and practical tips on executing Tenkai-esque, an ingenious palming method created by master close-up magician John Carney.

Flat Palm + Cop Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Flat Palm + Cop
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $5.00

Learn effective technique and practical tips on the Flat Palm and Cop. Expertly explained by master close-up magician John Carney.

Carney on the Diagonal Palm Shift Magic download (video)
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Carney on the Diagonal Palm Shift
Magic download (video) by John Carney - $5.00

Learn effective technique and practical tips on the Diagonal Palm Shift. Expertly explained by master close-up magician John Carney. Looking for more? Check out our in-depth workshop on the DPS by Ricky Smith.

Chicarnery DVD
Chicarnery
DVD by John Carney - $34.95

More magic from Carneycopia. An Everywhere and Nowhere routine with a surprising finish, a Borrowed Bill in Pen routine, the production of a pack of cards, the penetration of a stack of quarters through a spectator's hand, a color change routine with cards, and the clean and amazing...

Carney on Ramsay DVD
Carney on Ramsay
DVD by John Carney - $34.95

Lessons for all who wish to understand the art and science of misdirection John Ramsay was one of the world's greatest exponents of visual and psychological misdirection. His most famous application of these ideas was in his brilliant Cylinder and Coins and Coins in the Hat. John...

On Palming DVD
On Palming
DVD by John Carney - $34.95

Many of the most powerful effects in card magic require the palming of a playing card. Yet nothing else strikes fear in the heart of the uninitiated as much as this prospect. The fear itself is the single greatest obstacle to effective palming. Fear not, for John Carney is acknowledged as...

Commercial Carney DVD
Commercial Carney
DVD by John Carney - $34.95

Further magic from Carneycopia. Includes an Aces up the Sleeve routine, a very direct version of the Oil and Water plot with a great finish, a prediction effect with cards, a flashy production of four jokers which change to aces, pieces of paper magically jump off the floor and on to a knife...

Video of Secrets 1 & 2 DVD
Video of Secrets 1 & 2
DVD by John Carney - $34.95 each

John Carney is widely acknowledged as one of the best magical entertainers and teachers in the world. His last book, Carneycopia, was acclaimed by many as a classic and one of the best books of the decade. The Book of Secrets, his first new work in ten years, included lessons for stage and...

Classic Carney DVD
Classic Carney
DVD by John Carney - $11.65

Critics proclaim this one of the more robust of Mr. Carney's videos. Made during his "Carneycopia" period in the countryside at the base of the hills at St. Remy, shortly after the infamous quarrel with Gauguin, which tragically, left him with only nine toes. Boldly emblazoned...

Book of Secrets Book
Book of Secrets
Book by John Carney - $58.00

25 lessons for stage and close up A comprehensive course in the art and psychology of sleight of hand Critics and readers alike, proclaim it one of the best magic books ever! This comprehensive course of study is a 377 page hardbound book filled with stand up magic, close up, and...