234 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Red Black / Separation / Oil & Water / One Back Color
  
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Eugene Burger "Is Seeing Believing?" presentation for Oil & Water plot
Solomon's Mind 105
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
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
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
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Oil & Water 3&3, deck seperation and remix climax
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 158
David Ben Oil and Water
Tricks 61
Tony Cachadiña Rojas y Negras 4x4, several phases
La Magia Española del Siglo XX 214
Luis H. Trueba Agua y Aceite three phases 4x4, last phase 6x6 handled by spectator
Magia y Dramagia 81
Edward Marlo, Ron Bauer Time Machine three reds and blacks are alternated, Ace of Spades put in center of one half, the other half shuffled upside-down, all things are undone when traveled back in time
Inspired by
  • "Time Machine" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #7)
Time Machine 2
Ron Bauer Three Ways to Secretly Switch the Two Center Colors as preparation for oil and water
Time Machine 20
Ray Kosby, Dai Vernon, Larry Jennings K.J.V. Oil and Water 4&4, four phases, with mixing phase
Up In Smoke 21
Larry Jennings Oil And Water 4&4, all black finale
Up In Smoke 28
Arturo de Ascanio Oil and Water Featuring the Ascanio Spread 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, three phases
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 66
Fred Kaps, Channing Pollock Oil and Water 4&4, extra card, two phases
The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 116
Arturo de Ascanio Sleightless Oil and Water (or so it seems) 4&4, extra card, multi-phase routine
The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 194
Arturo de Ascanio Eight-Card Oil and Water 4&4, three phases
Related to
  • similar version in "Ilusionismo" N° 180, 1960.
Also published here
The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 294
Jack Avis Oil and Water Again - Agai - Aga - Ag - A 4&4
Rara Avis 105
Jack Avis An Oil and Water Move 4&4, using bottom deals and Elmsley Count
Rara Avis 106
Shannon Clark Well-Oiled Pack 3x3 multi-phase routine with separating deck climax
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 194
Denis Behr Oil & Water 3&3, deck separation as climax
Handcrafted Card Magic 66
David Acer The Immiscible Eight 4&4, three phases, only first phase is Acer's and is described here
Related to The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 19
David Solomon Million Dollar Oil & Water II 4&4, three phases
Inspired by The Wisdom of Solomon 185
Román García Agua y Aceite ideas the faro fan for Oil and Water
  • Evaporación y condensación (à la Carroll, one color vanishes and reappears)
  • Agitación
Inspired by Nanomagias 138
Alexander de Cova, Richard Vollmer Murmeltier 4&4
Seminar-Leviten 3
Wolfgang Moser Öl & Wasser 3x3 with hole deck kicker
Kreationen 21
Michał Kociołek In Oil, Under Water 4&4, two phases
8 Effects and a Sleight 42
Harapan Ong, William Eston Full Deck Oil & Water 4&4, deck finale
Inspired by
  • "Easy Oil" (William Eston, Magic, Oct. 2003, p. 84)
Close Culls 30
Bébel L'Huile et L'Eau 4x4, multi phases
Notes de Conférence 1 3
Helder Guimarães The Solo Act 1. Triumph
2. Anti-Oil and Water
3. Kings Production
Finale - Cards to New Deck Order
The Veriloquent 35
Tomas Blomberg Tabled Oil & Water 4&4, three extra cards, one phase
Blomberg Laboratories 274
Harapan Ong The Incomplete Strip-Out Stripping cards out from a tapered deck with an unsquared deck

  • Shuffle stacking sandwich demo: shuffling selection between two Jokers
  • Full deck red-black separation
  • Oil and Water: Spectator separates the colors themselves
A New Angle 151
Harapan Ong All Hail the Great Leader Four red cards and four black cards keep remaining separate despite being mixed (follow the leader), when placed together they mix, when placed back with their leaders they separate again
Related to Wabi-Sabi 14
Edward Marlo Outjogged Oil and Water
Wabi-Sabi 19
Harapan Ong MixUnMix Three red cards and three black cards visually mix and then unmix with a wave
Wabi-Sabi 26
Harapan Ong You'll Float Too Visual Oil and Water routine, cards separate during a dribble
Wabi-Sabi 38
Harry Lorayne Miraculous Oil & Water 4&4 or 5&5
JawDroppers! Two 185
张国洲 Jojo Oil and Water Three phase Oil and Water, gimmicked, looks clean
The Truth 真相 5
John Hostler Shhh Bonus: Variation 9000 4&4, mixing sequence that retains a red-black-order
Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 62
David Solomon Simple Refined Oil and Water 4&4
Inspired by Solomon's Secrets 41
Peter Pellikaan Tussenschot 4&4, optionally with blank cards that have drops of oil and water depicted on them
Silhouette (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Shota Okana Oil Slick 6x6 with two spectators
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 152
Harry Lorayne Two Over Easy 4&4
Also published here And Finally! 156
Allan Ackerman, Bernardo Sedlacek No Extras 4&4, no extra cards
Card Theater 49
Dani DaOrtiz Oil and Water in the Spectator's Hand 4&4
Semi Automatic 1