A while ago I heard card artist Orbitbrown say that any aspiring card magician should learn a good double, force, pass, and control. These, he said, are the top building blocks to any effect. I was wondering what are your top DVD sources for learning these moves?
If you really want to become a good card magician i think that there are a lot more things that you should learn, and there are a lot of things you should learn before you need to learn how to do the pass.
If i were to recommend someone who wanted to become a good card magician what they would be learning first i would tell them to learn how to:
Overhand shuffle/Overhand shuffle control cards/Overhand false shuffle
Cut the cards/False cut the cards
How to get and how to hold breakes
How to get ready in different situations for the double lift
The Double lift and the double turnover
The classic/Riffle force
place and use key cards
You can learn all of that + some great effects from Roberto Giobbis Card College 1.