377 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Red Black / Separation / Oil & Water
  
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Walter B. Gibson Like Seeks Like 3&3, precursor to Oil & Water using glide
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 569
Edward Marlo, Jean Hugard Do As I Do - U Can't Unless I Want U 2 eight cards for performer and spectator, basically oil&water effect, two methods, Hugard's and Marlo's
Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 37
Jack Potter 3 Jacks Every Time three jacks are laid alternated with indifferent cards and come to the top, as a prelude to "3 Jack & a Pat" by Weisbecker
Related toAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 125) 503
J. B. Bobo "Out of this World" Followup - Effect Number 2 decks with colors separated is mixed, yet the colors stay separated
Watch This One! 55
Edward Marlo Oil and Water 4&4, two extra cards
VariationsAlso published here The Cardician 111
Bill Simon Water & Oil 4&4
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 293) 1170
Dai Vernon Oil and Water 4&4, extra cards
Related toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 20
Dai Vernon Wedge Break Displacement
Variations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 22
Eddie Taytelbaum Oil and Water 2&2
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 292
Karl Fulves The Cards That Can't Be Mixed 4&4 odd-backed, red-backed faces change to black as finale
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 140
Harry Lorayne Faro Blockbuster 3&3, as climax the cards are reversed in deck, some faro shuffles, then deck is separated in red and blacks
Deck-Sterity 92
Herb Zarrow Oil and Water Phase 3&3
Deck-Sterity 95
Ben Christopher Status Quo reds and blacks separated, they stay separated despite shuffling, then done with small packet (4 & 4)
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 248
Roy Walton Oil and Queens transformation kicker
Variations The Devil's Playthings 15
John Hamilton Instant Oil 4&4 (based on a Marlo 3&3 handling from Ibidem)
Epilogue (Issue 8) 64
Edward Marlo Dealing in Oil and Water 4&4, Benzais' Cop, dated 1962
Advanced Fingertip Control 140
Peter Kane Red Oil - Blue Water 4&4, mixing climax
Another Card Session with Peter Kane 2
Lin Searles M/Separation 4&4, using the Monge Shuffle
Epilogue (Issue 12) 89
Sam Leo Horowitz Oil & Water Aces and Queens
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 450
Sam Leo Horowitz Honeycutt Plus Queens and Kings are paired, yet separate again
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 452
Karl Fulves Unmix 2&2
Mexican Monte 12
Karl Fulves Maximum Leader 2&2 oil water, twisting, then all backs change to various colors
Mexican Monte 18
Don Reavis A Red & Black Separation
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 139
Karl Fulves Random Notes (2) miniature Oil & Water
Packet Switches (Part Two) 108
Karl Fulves Oil & Water 5&5, cards alternate at climax
Related to Notes From Underground 3
Karl Fulves Technicolor Oddity four reds and four blacks are mixed in various ways (klondike shuffle, under/over shuffle), yet separate
Variations Notes From Underground 7
Edward Marlo "For Faro Shuffler Only" deck is separated in reds and blacks, a faro is shuffled, colors still separated
Marlo's Objectives 23
Karl Fulves Camouflage all cards black as kicker, see also p. 57
Packet Switches (Part Two) 98
Karl Fulves Four Gone 4&4, oil and water type routine, unequal transpo kicker
Variations Notes From Underground 53
Edward Marlo Return to Colors red black separated deck is mixed a bit and still separated
The Unexpected Card Book 142
Edward Marlo, Brother John Hamman Double Surprise version of Hamman's "Mumble Jumble", partial rough-smooth
The Unexpected Card Book 42
William P. Miesel Mini Oil and Water 2&2, four phases
Also published here Card Cavalcade 3 96
Karl Fulves Strike/Oil 4&4, unconventional
Related to Epilogue (Issue 24) 229
Karl Fulves Red/Black Mystery 4&4 alternated, separated in four and four, a fifth card added to each group makes whole group red and black
Methods with Cards — Part 1 10
Karl Fulves The Basic Color Upset 4&4
Methods with Cards — Part 2 98
Karl Fulves Calculated Colors 3&3 or 4&4, weird mixing procedure, "mathematical oil & water"
Variations Methods with Cards - Part 3 208
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase One four Jacks alternate, joker placed in middle, colors separate
Kannibal Kards 1
Karl Fulves Other Suggestions (A) 2&2 oil and water
(B), (C) & (D) suggestions for cannibal themed tricks
Kannibal Kards 7
Nick Trost Kings and Queens Royale
Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 19
Jon Racherbaumer Technicolor Oil & Water with general comments on the plot
Lecture Notes 1 18
Edward Marlo Dissertation on Oil and Water credit information
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 143
Ken Beale Apartheid II 3&3
Related to
  • "Apartheid" (Ibidem)
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 291
Karl Fulves Snapblack 2&2, first oil&water phase, then twisting phase, then all become black
Related to Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 306
Karl Fulves Oil & Water
  • Tri It (3&3 separation)
  • X3 (3&3 mixing phase)
  • The Primaries (4&4 mixing phase)
Related to Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 311
Jon Racherbaumer Oil & Water credit information
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 45
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer Oil Slick & Water Wonderful 4&4, alternation climax
Related to Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 46
Jon Racherbaumer The Veeser Phase 4&4
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 48
Edward Marlo Early Oil & Water 5&5, then more cards
Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 49
Gene Castillon, Jon Racherbaumer The Floating Phase 4&4
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 55
Jon Racherbaumer Obiter Dictum comments on Oil & Water and Hofzinser connection "The Magic Separation"
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 56
Philip T. Goldstein More Oil, More Water 4&4, four phases
Also published here Classic Tackler 12
Harvey Rosenthal Yet Another Technicolor Oddity five reds and five black cards
Inspired byRelated to Close-Up Sampler — Part 1 15
Edward Marlo Oil and Water plus Climaxes 4&4, routine with all black climax
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 148
David Solomon "Conditioned Oil and Water" 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 158
Edward Marlo "Further Dissertation on Oil and Water" more on crediting and history, with letters to George Sands, Bruce Elliott
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 160
Edward Marlo 3rd Phase (Oil and Water) 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 165
Edward Marlo, David Solomon "Oil and Water" 4&4, three phases
Inspired by
  • "Wild Root" (Ibidem)
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 166
Shigeo Futagawa Japanese Ace Trick Oil and Water effect with two red Aces and two black Aces
Subtle Card Magic: Part One 22
Nick Trost Three Jacks - Three Aces Separation type of effect
Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 5
Edward Marlo "Cutesey Climax"
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 156
Karl Fulves Color Flash spectator shuffles small packets
Packet Switches (Part Four) 254
Gene Maze Manhattan Transfer 3&3, two phases
Packet Switches (Part Five) 342
Bob Farmer, Bert Allerton, Jerry Mentzer Jazz Pieces - Body & Soul a red and a black jumbo card are cut into four pieces, the pieces change places, oil and water, missing part of the description is published in "Jazz Pieces"
Related to Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 476
Juan Tamariz The Oil and Water of Tamarix 4&4, two phases
Variations Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 3) 484
Philip T. Goldstein Deca Oil & Water 5x5
Scattershot 9
Philip T. Goldstein Mixtant colors mix 4&4
Also published here Scattershot 9
Philip T. Goldstein Up & Down Mixtant 4&4 cards mix face up and face down
Also published here Scattershot 10
Dai Vernon Vernon's Oil & Water 4&4, five phases
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1029
Ng Bo "The Great Wong" Oen Slow Motion Oil & Water 3&3, one extra
Innovative Magic No. 1 7
Allan Ackerman Streamlined Oil and Water 3&3, full deck finish
Here's My Card 77
Bob Farmer Jazz Pieces missing part of text and illustrations
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 512
Danny Dew Oil and Water 4&4, extra card
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 150
Karl Fulves ColorSlip 2&2 with Joker im middle, "This is an odd variation of the color-separation effect."
Transpo Trix 27
Karl Fulves Transit Notes 5&5
Related to Transpo Trix 58
Dai Vernon Instant Oil & Water 4&4, extra card
The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1175
Jerry K. Hartman Fixit Mixer Oil and Water
Related to Loose Ends 69
Arturo de Ascanio Agua y Aceite "Por Culebreos" 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, three phases
Inspired byAlso published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 65
Edward Marlo Technicolor Oil and Water 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 132
David Solomon 10 Card Oil Water Telecolor 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 143
Edward Marlo Second Technicolor Oil and Water 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 146
Jeff Busby Disguised Water 4&4, color changing back kicker for one color
Card Cavalcade Finale 13
David Solomon 8 Card Oil and Water 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 125
Edward Marlo Pure Oil and Water 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 127
Karl Fulves Infra Red 4&4
  • The Premise
  • The Routine:
1. The Shah's Gambit
2. Second Chance
3. Unmisers
4. The Impossible Phase
Variations Four Color Problems 3
Karl Fulves Contact Colors 2&2, with card with cut-out section
The Topological False Count 7
Stewart Judah Oil & Water "Retrospective"
3&3, extra card
Related toVariations The Chronicles (Issue 18) 1239
Karl Fulves Push Push 3&3, based on 6-as-6 false count
Related to The Chronicles (Issue 21) 1267
Karl Fulves Drift 4&4, way to displace color so spectator can mix cards
The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1299
Karl Fulves Infra Red 4&4, addition to referenced trick
Inspired by Interlocutor (Issue 34) 131
David Britland Quick Slick several phases, 4x4
Inspired by
  • Karl Fulves' "Oil and Water" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 53, Nr. 8. 1973, P. 74.
The Talon (Issue 5) 56
Karl Fulves All Blacks when some reds and blacks are mixed together, the cards will always become black, multiple phases
Related to Four Color Problems 19
Philip T. Goldstein Mixed Triplets 3x3, three phases, in the end all cards are black
Goldstein's Gallery 12
Karl Fulves Black Out 2&2, two reds and two blacks mixed, they all change to black, repeated with another set of red and black cards, see p. 1301 for comment
Related toVariations The Chronicles (Issue 22) 1277
Paul Cummins Oiled and Watered 3&3
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 402
Steve Kuske Oil Colours spelled Kuskie
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 896
Karl Fulves Six Quik 3&3, reds face-up and blacks face-down, could be odd-backed, separation in stages, then at once
Related to Color Quik 3
Karl Fulves Quik Ending alternate procedure for "Six Quik"
Related to Color Quik 6
Karl Fulves The Cards That Can't Be Mixed 4&4, four phases
Related to Color Quik 36
Frank Garcia Oil and Water kings and aces
Exclusive Card Secrets 62
Gene Maze Oil and Water 3&3, four phases
The Gene Maze Card Book 30
Karl Fulves Principle Prism 4&4, reds and blacks are mixed and they still alternate, weird effect, two phases
Inspired by Parallel Lines 13
Karl Fulves Part One introduction to "instant, visual color separations"
Color Quik 2
Karl Fulves Color Quik 2&2, reds and blacks mixed in fan condition, when fan is turned over colors have unmixed, visual, multiple phases, selected card appears as finale and signature on it changes into mirror writing
Color Quik 9
Karl Fulves Automatic Oil 4&4, three phases
Color Quik 25
Karl Fulves Arm Twister 4&4
Color Quik 27
Karl Fulves Diagonal Switch 4&4, mixing process for Oil & Water
Related to Color Quik 27
Karl Fulves Cornered Colors 4&4, based on previous "Diagonal Switch"
Color Quik 28
Karl Fulves Red Riser some red and black cards mixed, reds rise to top one by one
Related to Color Quik 30
Karl Fulves Scribble 4&4, instant unmix, face-up and face-down
Color Quik 33
Karl Fulves Interspace notes on "Ultra Mix" routine
Related to Color Quik 34
Karl Fulves Oil & Arabs 2&2, with transformations
Related to Color Quik 35
Karl Fulves Zen And Water 4&4, spectator mixes cards, posed as problem
Color Quik 35
Karl Fulves Part Three on strength (or lack of) of oil and water plot and finales
Color Quik 40
Karl Fulves Mesmerism reds & blacks mixed, they cling to card box, then one color drops free
Color Quik 45
Karl Fulves Gargoil oil & water combo with follow the leader, no method
Interlocutor (Issue 41) 163
Arturo de Ascanio Öl und Wasser 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, multiple phases
Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 6
Arturo de Ascanio Agua y Aceite "Por Culebreos" 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, three phases
Also published here El Manejo de la Carta Doble 2
Keith Davies Oil Shake 4x4, mixing climax
Inspired by The Talon (Issue 6) 87
John F. Mendoza Face Up Red-Black Shuffle red and black cards are riffle shuffled multiple times, yet they stay separated
John: Verse Two 19
Karl Fulves Red Alert 2&2, "Color Quik" with transformation into red kicker
Inspired by Color Quik 15
Karl Fulves Super Gaff Method 2&2, extra card produced at end
Inspired by Color Quik 16
Karl Fulves Tying The Knot red and black cards have hole, string through it and pulled up, only one color remains on string, posed as problem
Color Quik 23
Roy Walton Oil & Water Handkerchief Finale one color penetrates handkerchief, without method
Color Quik 40
Karl Fulves Oil & Water Suspension Finale all cards cling to hand, one color then falls off
Color Quik 40
Karl Fulves Backless 2&2, backs of one color disappear in stepped spread
Color Quik 41
Karl Fulves Problem Box spread of four cards placed on card box, two cards vanish and are found inside case, no method
Color Quik 44
Karl Fulves Slider 3&3, mixed and placed in box which is flicked with first finger, one color jumps out
Related to Color Quik 47
Karl Fulves Endings
  • 5 card fooler idea, trick in which 5 stepped cards are printed on cardboard the the queen must be paper clipped from other side
  • oil & water packet paper clipped and one color becomes free
Color Quik 48
Karl Fulves Red Cards Vanish one color vanishes
Related to
  • first method in "Impromptu Holdouts"
Color Quik 49
Karl Fulves Color Migration red and black cards mixed, one color travels under other hand on table one by one or at once, posed as problem
Color Quik 50
Sam Schwartz All Red 2&2, two reds and two blacks mixed, they all change to black, repeated with another set of red and black cards, then all eight cards change to red
Inspired byVariations The Chronicles (Issue 25) 1308
Leslie Scalbert, Fred Castle, Roy Walton Oil and Queens Variation on original trick by Walton, done with jumbo cards - Oil and Water with four Queen kicker
Magic With Giant Cards 4
David Solomon Refined Oil and Water 4&4
Variations Sessions 125
Karl Fulves Ices and Kings four Aces, four Kings, two cards exchanged, stay separated, and so on, credit claim
Related toVariations Six Impromptu Card Tricks 6
Karl Fulves Iced Notes comments on previous trick and presentational ideas
Six Impromptu Card Tricks 10
Christian Scherer Öl und Wasser 4&4
Inspired by Card News '82 65
Christian Scherer Öl und Wasser Encore 4&4, with two extra cards
Card News '82 71
Harvey Rosenthal Another Technicolor Oddity with five red and five black cards
Inspired byRelated to Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 387
William P. Miesel Mini Oil and Water 2&2, four phases
Also published here Packet Tricks 24
Derek Dingle Oil and Vinegar transformation kicker
Inspired byVariations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 167
Jon Racherbaumer Vanishing Oil and Water 4&4, all cards become blank, gaffed
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 86
Richard Vollmer Very Nice Oil+Water 4&4, all red kicker
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 673
Philip T. Goldstein Ascension transformation kicker, inspired by of Roy Walton's "Oil and Queens"
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Best of Friends 473
Karl Fulves Bounce Black 4&4, all cards end with same color
Six Impromptu Card Tricks 46
Karl Fulves Tactics four spot cards & four picture cards, "Pair Poker", spot cards transform into kings
Six Impromptu Card Tricks 47
William P. Miesel Water and Oil Barrons
Inspired byVariations Fork Full of Appetizers 29
Edward Marlo Clearly Oil and Water 4&4, two extra cards, four phases, spectator assists
Marlo without Tears 223
Daryl Martinez Sunrise four of a kind, reds come back to top even though when alternated
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 91
Magic Ronnay The New Oil and Water Routine with eight identical red and eight identical black cards, five phases
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 1) 1161
David Britland O + W 4&4, one mix and one un-mix
Variations Deckade 6
Karl Fulves Oil And Water credit information on the plot, Hofzinser, excerpt from "Tricks with Prepared Cards" (Donald Holmes, 1913)
Worknotes On Brainwave 104
Paul Harris Mixed-Up Perfectionist reds and blacks mix themselves
Related toAlso published here A Close-Up Kinda Guy 64
Ken Krenzel "Unique" Application of Roy Vasquez' "Unique", cards put in case, one color jumps out
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 10) 830
Paul Brignall A Load Of..... blank cards with stickers
Inspired byVariations Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 23
Stephen Tucker So These Must Be...
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 41
Ray Kosby Cooking With Oil & Water 4&4, separation and mixing phase
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 103
Ernst Pancrazi Four Parts Oil 4&4, no extra cards, four phases
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 883
Unknown Oil and Water No. 15, involving dealing, 4&4
More Self-Working Card Tricks 22
Karl Fulves Checkers No. 16, off-beat dealing and turnover of packets, 3&3
More Self-Working Card Tricks 24
Edward Marlo Full Deck Oil and Water red black separated deck is faro shuffled and separation preserved
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 61
Jerry Sadowitz The Five of Diamonds oil and queens, followed by royal couples into pockets
Related to Cards Hit 24
Alex East The Magician's Name oil and queens, with colored cards, as a kicker the a name appears
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1215
John W. McClure Oil and Water Supreme 4&4, odd-backed, no extra cards
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1083
Mike Bornstein Supreme Oil and Water 4&4
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1085
Jon Racherbaumer Convincing Technicolor Oil & Water 4&4
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 377
James Swain Slow Motion Oil and Water 3&3
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1088
Edward Marlo An Oil and Water Phase 4&4, with remix phase
Formula One Close-Up 66
Larry Jennings, Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon Oil & Perrier 4&4, three phases
Lake Tahoe Card Magic 57
Ben Harris Oil and Water Delux 4&4
Midnight Special 17
Jonathan Townsend Full-Deck Oil and Water actually Triumph
Best of Friends - Volume II 45
Steve Beam Shakedown first face up and face down shuffled deck and then red and black cards visually separate, faro condition, cards drop
Related to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 141
Stephen Tucker Oil and Kings
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 1015
Bob Farmer Mixdemeanor 4&4, oil & water in reverse
Best of Friends - Volume II 430
Charles Hudson The Visine Trick all black climax
Inspired by Best of Friends — Volume II 506
Philip T. Goldstein Queens & Water oil and queens variation
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1273
Philip T. Goldstein Brackets faces of red cards vanish in the end (blanko) and their backs change as well, see also page 1991 in issue 11
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1277
Ben Harris Apocalypse Variations or Additions
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 1174
Edward Marlo Challenge Oil and Water or Try This With a Glide 3&3
Thirty Five Years Later 23
Gaëtan Bloom S.T.O.W.R.C.T. - The Signed, Torn, Oil, Water, Restored, Card Trick One red, one black card torn into several pieces and mixed. Red and black pieces separate, and one of the card restores.
Gaetan Bloom 86 18
David Regal Perfectly Oiled 4&4
Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 181
Dai Vernon Oil Slick 4&4
Related to The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 169
Edward Marlo An Oil and Water Story 4&4, four phases, surprise kicker
Special Effects 80
David Neighbors Slow-Motion Oil and Water 3&3, three phases
Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 18
Walt Maddison, Harry Lorayne The Sting as packet trick with royal flush kicker, second handling by Harry Lorayne
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 1393
Roberto Giobbi Öl und wASSEr oil & Queens handling, bottle with oil and water for presentation
Inspired by CardPerfect 37
Carroll Mounier Simple Oil/Water Effect 4&4, no extra cards
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 7) 1518
Mark Sicher Simpler Oil/Water 3&3, no extra cards
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 7) 1519
Juan Tamariz Application to "Oil and Water" analysis of general effect and variations
The Magic Way 77
Juan Tamariz Tamariz' Oil and Water 4&4, two phases
The Magic Way 85
Juan Tamariz Audacious Method 4&4
The Magic Way 129
Juan Tamariz Stripper Deck Methods 4&4, two methods
The Magic Way 132
Juan Tamariz Strip-Out Method 4&4
The Magic Way 135
Juan Tamariz Tenkai Method 4&4
The Magic Way 136
Juan Tamariz The Pick-up Method 4&4
The Magic Way 150
Juan Tamariz Super Oil and Water 4&4, seven double facers
The Magic Way 151
Juan Tamariz Double Oil and Water 4&4, face-up, face-down
The Magic Way 155
Juan Tamariz Flip-Flop 4&4, acrobatic flaps ala Zapped
The Magic Way 160
Juan Tamariz Two by Two 4&4
The Magic Way 162
Juan Tamariz Under the Spectator's Hand 4&4, spectator does everything
The Magic Way 165
Juan Tamariz Instant Method 4&4, using TPC and perpendicular spread hide-out
The Magic Way 168
Juan Tamariz Yourself 4&4
The Magic Way 171
Juan Tamariz Roughing Method 4&4
The Magic Way 175
Edward Marlo In Oil and Water 3&3, Olram Subtlety application
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 189
Juan Tamariz With the Whole Deck
The Magic Way 177
Juan Tamariz Biddle - Finale under the Table 4&4, one color penetrates table
The Magic Way 139
Juan Tamariz Anti-Water Finale, Face-up, Face-down 4&4
The Magic Way 143
Juan Tamariz Anti Oil and Water: 4 Methods 4&4, Biddled Anti-Water I - IV
The Magic Way 144
Juan Tamariz Antiwater 4&4
The Magic Way 168
R. K. Miller Red Limit 2&2, two reds and two blacks mixed, they all change to black, repeated with another set of red and black cards
Inspired by Interlocutor (Issue 49) 219
Bruce Cervon The Black & White Basic Routine 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
  • Phase One: Simple Show
  • Phase Two: Double Mix
  • Phase Three: Double Mix Again
  • Phase Four: Piano Key Separation
  • Phase Five: The Mix
  • Phase Six: The Proof
  • Phase Seven: The Last Separation
  • Phase Eight: The Magic Wand
The Black & White Trick 1
Bruce Cervon A Handling Touch 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border, display
The Black & White Trick 19
Bruce Cervon Black & White Presentation Tips 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
The Black & White Trick 22
Bruce Cervon Another Simple Show 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border, display
The Black & White Trick 25
Bruce Cervon Multiple Lift Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border, displaying both side at beginning
The Black & White Trick 27
Bruce Cervon Turnover Pass Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border, display
The Black & White Trick 31
Bruce Cervon Wedge Break Oil & Water Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
Inspired by The Black & White Trick 35
Bruce Cervon Biddle Move Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
The Black & White Trick 37
Bruce Cervon Another Biddle Move Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
The Black & White Trick 39
Bruce Cervon Elmsley Count Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
The Black & White Trick 41
Bruce Cervon Bruce Cervon's Favorite Black & White Routine 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
  • Phase One: The Little Finger Turnover Opening
  • Phase Two: The Novrec Separation
  • Phase Three: The Novrec Separation Again
  • Phase Four: The Piano Key Separation and Back Again
  • Phase Five: The Proof
  • Phase Six: Test Conditions Finale
Related to The Black & White Trick 73
Bruce Cervon "In the Spectator's Hands" Ending Sequence 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
The Black & White Trick 83
Bruce Cervon Convincing Closing 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
The Black & White Trick 87
Bruce Cervon More on "The Proof" Phase 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
Related to The Black & White Trick 91
Bruce Cervon The Spotted Black & White Trick 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border, as climax the black cards have red spots, five phases
The Black & White Trick 95
Michael Weber The Black and White Trick à la Michael Weber 3&3, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
  • Separation One
  • Separation Two
  • Separation Three
  • Climax
  • Opening Variation
The Black & White Trick 107
Dai Vernon Hand Separation Displacement
Related to The Black & White Trick 108
Mark Sicher Salad Displacement
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 2) 1605
Brother John Hamman The Knavish Deuces oil&water and follow the leader combo
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 103
Karl Fulves Dollar Swindle 3&2, dollar bill placed in packet, color separate to either side of bill
And a Packet of Cards 5
Sam Schwartz Interrupted Ices four Aces, four Kings, two cards exchanged, stay separated, and so on
Inspired by And a Packet of Cards 7
Karl Fulves Remix three packets with red-black-mixed cards, two are separated but remix, the third separates
And a Packet of Cards 15
Karl Fulves Demi-Device 2&2, featuring a displacement count
And a Packet of Cards 21
Karl Fulves Mexipo 2&2 oil & water sequence with a card transposition, "As the title indicates, this is a transpo-type trick using a Mexican turnover."
Quick Card Tricks 11
Karl Fulves Follow the Leader & Oil and Water combination, plot suggestion
Related to The Black & White Trick iii
Richard Vollmer Oil and Aces 4&4, one packet transforms to aces
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 10) 1696
Jerry Sadowitz Split Marriages Royal Marriages theme, instant reverse oil and water with kings and queens
Cards on the Table 46
Brother John Hamman The Jacks Come Back 2&2, oil water with four jacks, transformation into aces
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 101
John W. McClure Mock Oil & Water 3&3
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 11) 1856
Philip T. Goldstein Tiny Water 2&2 cards, red/ blue double backer, marketed in 1975
Focus 99
Doug Edwards Tossed Salad 3&3
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 10) 1837
Alberto Reyes The Red & Black Capers 4&4
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 5) 1777
Ray Kosby Never The Twain Shall Mix 4&4, spectator and performer mix cards together
Spectacle 41
Edward Marlo, David Solomon Million Dollar Oil And Water Two phase Oil and Water with four reds and four blacks
VariationsAlso published here David Solomon T.A.O.M. Convention 14
Philip T. Goldstein More Oil, More Water 4&4, four phases
Also published here Focus 91
Philip T. Goldstein Mixtant colors mix 4&4
Inspired by
  • a routine by Leslie Guest in "Linking Ring" October, 1929.
Also published here
Focus 97
Philip T. Goldstein Up & Down Mixtant 4&4 cards mix face up and face down
Also published here Focus 98
Edward Marlo Full Deck Oil and Water full deck separates and mixes again
That's It 17
Philip T. Goldstein Ascension transformation kicker, inspired by Roy Walton's "Oil and Queens"
Also published here Focus 50
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met - The Contrasting Backs Variant
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 39
Alex Elmsley A Rebours 4&4
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 39
José Carroll Oil and Water in a Wine Glass plays large, vertical, 4&4, one color disappears as climax
Variations 52 Lovers — Volume II 59
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met Oil and Water combined with Follow The Leader, 4&4
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 34
Alex Elmsley, Brother John Hamman The Atomic Aces four phase variation on Hamman's "Final Ace Routine", including Oil & Water and Follow the Leaders Phase
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 217
John Carney Oil on Troubled Waters 3&3, deck separation climax
Carneycopia 234
Scott Robinson Valdez and Water with four aces, four phases
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 38) 696
John Bannon Shake Well Before Using red black separated cards instantly mix
Related to Smoke and Mirrors 26
Edward Marlo Letter to Simmons - Case of the Shuffles red and black cards shuffle themselves, full deck
The Olram File (Issue 10) 14
Fred Kaps, Channing Pollock Agua y Aceite 4x4, two phases
La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 79
Arturo de Ascanio Un Juego Inedito 4&4, three phases
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 88
Edward Marlo Agua y Aceite translation by Ascanio
4&4, two extra cards
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 54
Alex Elmsley Los Ases Atomicos translation
four phase variation on Hamman's "Final Ace Routine", including Oil & Water and Follow the Leaders Phase
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 65
Arturo de Ascanio Agua y Aceite "Por Culebreos" 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, three phases
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 10
Bob Stencel, Terry LaGerould Age of Reason 4&4, based on Roy Walton's "Oil and Queens"
Card Finesse II 274
David Bendix Dave Bendix Variation 4&4, of Roy Walton's "Oil and Queens"
Card Finesse II 276
Dave Campbell Oil & Water Plus 4&4, using cards with OIL and WATER printed on them, they change into pictures of other drinks and whiskeys as finale
Inspired byAlso published here New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 8
Hideo Kato 東京湾の“水と油” (Tokyo Bay Oil and Water)
Larry Jennings's Card Technique 161
Dan Harlan Sludge and Ice Oil and Water five ten blank cards, five have a red cross and five a black cross on it, several phases
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 2) 9
Bob Farmer Jazz Pieces/Body and Soul two giant card cut into four pieces, two pieces transpose, then oil and water phase with the 4&4, Jazz Aces with the pieces
Inspired by Card File 25
Peter Duffie Oil Foil 5&5
Inspired by
  • "Second Thoughts on Oil and Water" (Roy Walton, The Complete Walton Vol. 2)
Card Selection 24
Peter Duffie An Odin Sequel
Inspired by Applications 24
Randy Tanner Reset Finale after Reset routine the packets are put on top of each other and cards are suddenly alternated in pairs
Card File 8
Allan Ackerman Mixed Up Blues 3&3
Variations Las Vegas Kardma 105
Allan Ackerman In Place of a Setup 3&3
Las Vegas Kardma 109
Florentin Oil-And-Water Poker strange combo
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 6) 2368
David Regal To Mix or not to Mix 3&3
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 10) 2422
Jon Racherbaumer Whose Oil and Water? credit essay, seven pages
Facsimile (Issue 2) 33
Karl Fulves Memphis Mix 4&4
Related toVariations Rigmarole (Issue 8) 93
Karl Fulves Memphis Mix handling detail
Related to Verbatim (Issue 10) 129
Unknown Red and Black Flourish cards openly separated, are shuffled, still shown separated, also as two card location
More Greater Magic 1125
Karl Fulves Mixed Marriages 4&4, reverse mixing phase
Rigmarole (Issue 8) 93
Jack Potter Unstacked Jacks No. 39, 3&3 oil water phase as intro for Three-Jacks Deal
Also published here Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 78
Roy Walton Mini Mix 3&3
Inspired by Underworld (Issue 1) 13
Karl Fulves 6-Card Repeat & Oil & Water effect combination, posed as problem
The Fine Print (Issue 2) 32
Allan Ackerman More Mixed Up Blues 4&4
Inspired by Al Cardpone 34
Paul Cummins Deliberate Oil & Water 4&4
from a shuffled deck in use... Part Two 22
Michael Skinner Oil and Water Rides Again 4&4, three phases, all red climax
Classic Sampler 9
Baltazar Fuentes Oil and Water for Experts 3&3, no extra, four phases
Inspired by
  • Rene Lavand's routine
Arempi 18
Pablo Domenèch Rojas y Negras 4&4, extra card
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 78
Peter Duffie Separatic 3&3
Related to
  • Stuart Judah routine
With Cards 11
Dominique Duvivier New-Wave All Backs Red and blue double-backed cards shuffled together and magically separate. One of the double backers is split into two Jokers, then the faces on the rest of the deck appear
Magie Duvivier 175
Unknown Pas Possible (Trick shown to Dominique Duvivier by a stranger who calls himself Commander Ryno) Oil and Water with Oil and Queens type of ending, but with color changing backs as well
Inspired byVariations Magie Duvivier 99
Dominique Duvivier Mulligan's Moot Pas Possible variation with less discrepancies, similar effect
Inspired by Magie Duvivier 101
Pablo Domenèch Rojas, Negras... Y Cuatro Ases one phase Oil and Queens routine
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 60
David Solomon Technicolor Oil And Water 4&4, gaffed card with divided face
Solomon's Mind 101
Eugene Burger "Is Seeing Believing?" presentation for Oil & Water plot
Solomon's Mind 105
Herb Zarrow Progressive Oil & Water 4&4, then 3&3, then 2&2, then 1&1, dated 1955
Variations Underworld (Issue 6) 71
Herb Zarrow Progressive Variations
Inspired by The Fine Print (Issue 6) 139
Eugene Burger Solomon's Oil And Water Routines "An Introduction"
Solomon's Mind 90
David Solomon Million Dollar Oil and Water 4&4, three phases
Also published here Solomon's Mind 93
David Solomon A Small Color Collision 4&4, one gaffed card
Solomon's Mind 98
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra According to the Pad 4&4, pad is half red and half black, mixed and top four placed on red side of pad and others on black, the separate, three phases
Notes 15
Simon Lovell Oily Snobs 4&4
  • Phase One - Mix and Separate
  • Phase Two - Try Harder, Tramps!!
  • Phase Three - The Solo Tramps Goes For It!
Related to Simon Says! 98
Unknown Biddle Oil & Water 4&4
Card College — Volume 3 508
R. C. Fields Diminuendo simplified handling
Inspired by The Fine Print (Issue 7) 173
Steven Hamilton Mixing With Royalty one packet changes into Queens
Inspired byAlso published here Five Times Five — Scotland 63
Alex Elmsley Colour Filter four red cards are interlaced with four black cards, then wrapped in handkerchief, cards of one color penetrate silk
Come A Little Closer 48
Guy Hollingworth Oil and Water 3&3, optical alignment
Drawing Room Deceptions 39
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note credit information on Oil & Water
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 189
Ellis Stanyon A New Protean or Chameleon Pack No. 57, deck shown mixed, then cut in half, one half shown all red and other all black
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 189
Sam Schwartz Mystery Mix 3&3, three red-backed Kings and three blue-backed Aces
Inspired by
  • "No Two Ways" (Ron Edwards, Ibidem #13)
Related to
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 63
Lee Asher Red Black Separation using Pulp Friction
Pulp Friction 10
Karl Fulves, Ronald B. Edwards Colors Can't Mix No. 47, odd-backed oil & water in which faces mix but not backs and vice versa, 4&4
My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 108
Don England Slick Oil and Clarified Water 4&4
Don England's Paradox 140
Justin Higham Unaccountable Oil and Water 4&4
Inspired by
  • "Unaccounted Oil and Water" (Justing Higham, Card Notes)
The Simulation of Miracles 23
Harry Lorayne Two Over Easy 4&4
Inspired by
  • Gabi Pareras idea
Also published here
Personal Collection 209
Bob Kohler The Deck That Can't Be Shuffled deck separates into reds and blacks repeatedly despite shuffling, using Daryl's Triumph Display
Kardz 1
Justin Higham Collected Oil and Water - Streamlined two methods
Inspired by
  • "Collected Oil and Water" (Justing Higham, Card Notes)
The Simulation of Miracles 26
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Oil & Water 3&3, deck seperation and remix climax
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 158
Lee Asher The Continental Divide deck is shown mixed, instantly separates in reds and blacks
Related to Penumbra (Issue 3) 2
Jerry K. Hartman Further On "The Continental Divide" additional thoughts
Inspired by Penumbra (Issue 4) 17