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I was. My apologies. Should have read it all before hand. Sorry
I was trying to be simple, just for the fact that we are talking to someone who might be getting into mentalism, but is mainly a magician (I am...
Fraser Parker's Name Guesses are not psychological anyway. They are mechanical. If you want psychological methods, gef Peter Turner's Freeform...
Cold Reading is typically used in a mind reading routine to strengthen it.
Things I perform often(I am strictly mentalism) are:
Star Sign Anagram (Peter Turner)
ROSE (Fraser Parker)
Phone Code Divination (Peter
By psychological effects, do you mean psychological in the method, or the presentation (meaning the pretending to read body language, cues, etc..)?
@RealityOne, I apologize for the mis-understanding.
Hello RealityOne, angushall19 was asking how to create magic, in which he was refering to the method. Why the audience should care lies within the...
I love creating! I do not really have a process, I just do it. At one point, I followed this framework:
1. Imagine the effect you want to achieve...
Haha. Did not see this thread. Thanks!
I started magic when I was 6 and am now 14 (I have "converted" to mentalism since). I remember when I was 6, probably near the end of my first...
Sure do remember that one!
I would be interested in knowing how other magicians became interested in magic? Was it an old coin trick your grandfather showed you?
Check out Peter Turners work on the subject. He discusses this in The Devil in Disguise, Freeform Mentalism, and his second penguin lecture.
In my opinion, the three best sources of card magic are:
1.Scarne on Card Tricks
2. The Expert at the Card Table
3. The Royal Road to Card...
If you are just starting mentalism, I would not recommend you directly take effects from books such as 13 steps and perform them exactly as is....
Excuse me, some day it is Doug Segals routine.
Ok guys, I would like you to stay clear of a guy named Mikey Jay. He runs FreeMentalism.com. He is a rip off of pretty much all the greats in the...
My favorite ( top three) :
1.Touching on Hoy-Luke Jermay
2.Mind Plant- Peter Turner
3.Bookless Book Test- Colin Mcleod
What about you guys?
Ted Lesley vs Boris Wild marked Deck