Buy Corrinda's 13 Steps to Mentalism or Annemann's Practical Mentalism books; they will give you the fundamenals, from which you can devise your own tricks. Osterlind and Maven are also good sources. You need props, I think what you mean is "gimmicks". Handy things to learn are a center tear, thumbtip, nail writer, and the one ahead principle.
Answered at 07:43am on July 9th, 2014 by yulado (7 karma)