150 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Design Duplication
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Gedankenübertragung - 3. Methode medium blindfolded with black hood, medium draws picture of chosen object, draws chosen landscape, draws chosen playing cards and coin
Related to Sep. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9)
137
Theodore Annemann Extra-Sensory Perception design duplication with stacked picture cards, see page 99 for improvement by Annemann
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1935
The Jinx (Issue 10)
52
Theodore Annemann Telepathy Plus written question and name are divined ends with a picture duplication
Related toVariations 1935 13
Wm. Hewitt, Theodore Annemann 30th Century Television with gimmicked block, mirror
1935 10
Al Baker Undercover drawing duplication, mirror (!)
Also published here 1935 9
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tear
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 27)
165
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writer
Related to 1937 20
Theodore Annemann Word, Number and Picture Divination medium divines word, number and duplicates a drawing
Related to 1937 13
William H. McCaffrey Geomancy drawn design is duplicated, carbon
1938 891
Charles T. Jordan, Theodore Annemann Telethot also "Telethought", design duplication with medium, eight slips of paper, Jordan's Yogi Force, medium divines seven of the designs, then eighth one duplicated with spectator
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 52)
361
Robert Parrish Picture Projection slate as mirror
VariationsAlso published here 1939 19
Charles T. Jordan, Theodore Annemann Telethot also "Telethought", design duplication with medium, eight slips of paper, Jordan's Yogi Force, medium divines seven of the designs, then eighth one duplicated with spectator
Also published here 1944 109
Theodore Annemann Extra-Sensory Perception design duplication with stacked picture cards
Also published here 1944 177
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker, Dr. Jacob Daley Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tear
Also published here 1944 179
Fredric Kolb Dead Name Duplication name is written on a card and sealed in an envelope, performer does the same, and they match
Also published here 1945 10
Telepathic Pictures design duplication, carbon paper
1945/27 216
Harvey P. Graham Slate Plate slate effects using a dinner plate, brief explanation of a living and dead routine, appearance of a writing and a design duplication
July 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 109)
438
R. M. Jamison Specks in Specs glasses of spectator as mirror, drawing on slate duplicated, or bottom card of deck known after spectator's shuffle
Jan. 1946 185
George G. Kaplan Mind-Figures using a convex mirror in stack of billets
1948 214
Bob Somerfeld Thumb Fun duplication of letters, drawing and figures, with slates
1949
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
7
George B. Anderson The Mental Artist carbon clipboard, six people
1949 34
Felix Korim Drawing Duplication as Publicity Stunt drawing sealed in block of cement on display until performance, impression clip board
Mar. 1949 4
C. E. Young CYESP design duplication and design at named number, design / picture stack
1950
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950)
32
Bob Somerfeld Divine! drawing is sealed in two envelopes and held by spectator, drawing duplication, peek
1951 4
Ormond McGill Telepathic Drawing drawing duplication on slates
1951 11
Al Baker The Telepathic Miracle "A Two-Person Mental Act"
design or word duplication by medium
Also published here 1951 69
Robert Parrish The No Gimmick Slate Gimmick slate as mirror
1954
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954)
32
Robert Parrish Telepathic Drawings design duplication with slates, wet slate as mirror
1954/27 195
Gene "Phantini" Grant A Miracle Mental Routine messages in envelopes reading routine, drawing duplication as climax, blindfolded
1955 1
Gene "Phantini" Grant Miracle Design Duplication with slates
1955 13
Gene "Phantini" Grant Facsimile close-up method for drawing duplication
1959 9
Fredric Kolb Dead Name Duplikation name is written on a card and sealed in an envelope, performer does the same, and they match
Also published here 1959
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 6)
882
Len Belcher Radiopathy writing duplication on slates by medium, slates in bags
1960 62
Dr. William Weyeneth Die mysteriöse Streichholzschachtel shiner in matchbox, picture duplication and card divination
1960
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 21 No. 3)
940
Don Tanner Design Duplication using symbol cards and a card box
1962
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
52
George B. Anderson Duplicating a Drawing frames with cardboard
1968 29
William P. Miesel Duplicate Copy carbon paper in book
1971
Magick (Issue 30)
149
James G. Thompson Jr. Mentalism by Design one of nine designs chosen, performer duplicates it, same designs in different orientations
Related toVariations Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
501
Paul Siegel Insight Hindsight drawing duplication, paper covered with book
1972 33
V. Robert Allen Flight Pattern symbol duplication, business card wrapped in handkerchief
1972
Magick (Issue 54)
269
Jochen Zmeck Gedankenstrahlen ten symbol cards distributed in audience and taken back, then one chosen, its symbol and the spectator who has it are divined with two slates à la design duplication
1972 14
Karl Fulves Remembrance Of Things Past ESP signs design duplication with gaffed peek slate and paramnesia presentation, see also p. 690 for comment
Nov. 1973 683
North Bigbee ESPix with Jumbo ESP cards, back to back symbol duplication
1973
Magick (Issue 90)
448
Al Mann Instant Mindreader
June 1974 744
Robert Parrish Picture ESP slate as mirror
Also published here Summer 1974
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio)
770
Bascom Jones Mirror Image! several symbols drawn and sealed in envelopes, one is chosen and symbol duplicated by performer
1974
Magick (Issue 105)
521
Arthur Hill Numbers Up deck of number cards, design duplication on two cards, mirror in lap
Mar. 1975 872
Roy Miller Psy-Clops several drawings in envelopes, one is chosen and duplicated
1975
Magick (Issue 127)
633
Uriah Fuller 7. Duplicating drawings different methods
  • A. simple geometric shape force
  • B. Pencil reading
  • C. impromptu shiners
  • D. Psychological forcing
  • E. drawing duplicated in lap
  • F. drawing sealed in nest of envelopes
1975 32
Al Mann The Telepathic Artist design divination of five people, with slate, flap
1976 23
B.C. Milnov Design Duplication triangle in circle
1976
Magick (Issue 161)
801
Joseph Dunninger, Burling Hull Dunninger's "Television" spectator makes simple geometric drawing, performer duplicates it, three versions
  • Method 1. With Cards (shiny reflective card)
  • Method 2. With Note-Book (reflector card inside notebook)
  • Method 3. With Bare Hands (mirror/reflector on back of hand)
1976 28
Philip T. Goldstein Vision Version design duplication with stacked picture cards, last one is predicted
Related to 1977 14
Philip T. Goldstein Combo performer divines a shape and a card
1977 7
Chip Cotton Sight Unseen! bluff design duplication
1977
Magick (Issue 192)
959
Richard Lyn Psi-Card prediction with symbol cards, Himber wallet
1978
Magick (Issue 197)
981
Frederick M. Shields Stratagem design duplication, glimpsing the design with the aid of a stationary box for blank cards
1978
Magick (Issue 214)
1068
Jeff Busby Chrom-a-mental using "Mental Pictoria" deck, design dupliction
1978
Magick (Issue 215)
1073
Neal Rider Clairvoyant several spectator draw something on a slip, one is selected and duplicated by performer
1978
Magick (Issue 221)
1103
Lee Noble Hind-Sight special pair of glasses, mirror
1979
Magick (Issue 226)
1128
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Challenge of Chance design prediction, probability method
Related to
  • Phil Smith's "Real Deal" in "Mitox" p. 79.
1979
Magick (Issue 244)
1217
Larry Becker Carayola Caper color and symbol
Also published here
  • Edward Hutchison's routine in "Psychological Mysteries", 1977.
1979 136
Robert Parrish Picture ESP No. 54, slate as mirror
Also published here 1979 87
Harry Seagal The Image Maker design duplication with a crystal ball, mirror
1980
Magick (Issue 251)
1251
Karroll Priest Midnight Madness design duplication, with optical illusion disc, mirror
1980
Magick (Issue 272)
1357
Uriah Fuller 2. Duplicating Drawings further methods, including small mirror
1980 29
Basil Horwitz Challenge Design any symbol on blank card is copied
Also published here 1981 38
Jonathan Yarbrough Touch of Class design duplication, case for business cards as shiner
1981
Magick (Issue 274)
1368
Gordon Hoener Split Image wide angle mirror as shiner, design duplication
1981
Magick (Issue 292)
1458
Al Mann Camera Obscura seeing through the wall theme, design duplication, singing blackboard, limited choice
Related to
  • "Singing Blackboard" in Amazing Maurice's "Mentalistrix Encore" 1969
1982 9
Al Mann The RMS Principal RMS (Reversed Magic Slate), see through impression device, picture duplication without touching the clipboard
1982 3
Al Mann The Gemini Slate design duplication slate, impression device for design duplications, dated to 1968
1982 5
Henry H. Fields Century 300 handling for center tear for design duplication
1982
Magick (Issue 300)
1497
Bob Haines Design Dubli-kits spectator draws design in other room and can chose color, before the show
Jan. 1983
Magick (Issue 313)
1563
Tieneblas Design Like cards with different designs, chosen one is duplicated
Dec. 1983
Magick (Issue 326)
1628
Karl Fulves The Ultra Mind No. 92, words on business card, spectator takes one of ten business cards and remembers word on it, divined, memory
1983 120
Dr. Lawrence Weinstein Media Delight pre-show for TV, using picture cards
Feb. 1984
Magick (Issue 328)
1639
Dan Tong Wonder Wizard spectator selects to different colored pens and draws something before the show, performer divines colors and drawing
Jan. 1985
Magick (Issue 344)
1718
Michael Leach A Step Behind spectator draws ESP symbol with one of five pens before the show, duplication of symbol
Mar. 1985
Magick (Issue 349)
1743
David Lederman Pineal Device using business cards, shiner
Apr. 1985
Magick (Issue 350)
1748
El Encantador Blinker design duplication using small boxes of color crayons, shiner
Dec. 1985
Magick (Issue 362)
1808
Gene Nielsen Design Duplication design chosen from business cards in zip loc bag, performer divines it on large board
1985 5
Al Mann A Design Duplication Method design cards in envelopes, transparent
1986 6
Philip T. Goldstein Designated Thinker one of six designs chosen, performer duplicates it, same designs in different orientations used
Inspired by Oct. 1987
Magick (Issue 397)
1983
Richard Osterlind The Osterlind Utility Gimmick plastic shiner
July 1988
Magick (Issue 408)
2037
Rich Bloch Streaker design duplication, packet of cards, tunnel from breast to side pocket
Sep. 1988
Magick (Issue 410)
2048
Charles Adrian DigitAll impression with putty
Nov. 1988
Magick (Issue 413)
2064
Richard Osterlind Shadow Images
Dec. 1988
Magick (Issue 414)
2069
Philip T. Goldstein Huplication
1989 10
Richard Osterlind The Sensitives blindfold act, steel, divination of cards, objects and design duplication
Mar. 1989
Magick (Issue 418)
2089
Jonathan Cooke Dark Mirror design divination, special shiner
June 1989
Magick (Issue 424)
2120
David Lederman View Point shiner model on business card, design duplication
Aug. 1989
Magick (Issue 426)
2130
Stan Alexander Picture This deck of symbol cards, performer selects one and places it reversed in the deck behind back
Mar. 1990
Magick (Issue 436)
2181
Thomas Alan Waters Inflexion design duplication, card box with mirror flap
Sep. 1990
Magick (Issue 445)
2225
Riley G. Matthews Shape & Color spectator selects color and draws symbol before the show, duplication of shape and correct color
Oct. 1990
Magick (Issue 446)
2230
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Rejections using stack of picture cards
Feb. 1991
Magick (Issue 451)
2255
Ted Karmilovich Picture Perfect postcards in envelopes, image of chosen one is drawn by performer
Sep. 1991
Magick (Issue 460)
2299
Basil Horwitz Symbol-Übertragung any symbol on blank card is copied
Also published here June 1991
Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 2)
73
Karl Fulves White Out spectator type something in typewriter without typing ribbon, duplicated by performer
1992 98
Larry Becker Sneak Thief pseudo psychometry with drawings, last drawing is duplicated
Related toVariations 1992 65
Dan Tong Prediction dual reality, apparently spectator drew picture at home, using Larry White's Get The Picture envelope
1992 87
Larry Becker Midnight Miracle design duplication, stealing billet from envelope
1992 121
Larry Becker Transparen-See using Himber wallet / Becker Blockbuster wallet
  • Pre-Show Variation
1992 409
Alexander de Cova Design Duplikation
Also published here Mar. 1993
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3)
45
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Picture Perfect divination of two selected cards from picture stack, ABC stack
Apr. 1993
Magick (Issue 487)
2433
Richard Osterlind Mirrored Darkly design duplication using pendulum and business card case
June 1993
Magick (Issue 490)
2450
Alexander de Cova Design Duplikation
Also published here 1993 14
Alexander de Cova Design Duplikation
Also published here 1993 15
Daniel Terelmes Synaptic Symbols spectators name objects which are drawn on business cards, chosen one is duplicated, see p. 24 for credits
1994
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 4)
13
John Riggs Design Deception design drawn on blank card is shuffled among other cards, card is found and design duplicated
1995 60
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Gezeichnete Gedanken bold and clever design duplication, different colored pens and an easy drawing are divined
1995 16
Ken Grady Domestic Deception picture duplication, clock is chosen and also time matches
1995
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 14)
62
Barrie Richardson There Are Two Sides To Every Prediction word and drawing put in two envelopes, performer divines both
Related to Aug. 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 12)
68
Alain Nu Double Delight drawing on business card and Dollar bill are placed inside Bendix Bombshell wallet, drawing and serial number are divined
1996
Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 2)
183
Tooru Suzuki Para-Sight blindfold with tape, diving colors and design duplication
June 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 10)
68
Richard Osterlind Test Conditions Design Duplication
1999 94
Jas Jakutsch JaJa Quadruple Test multiple billet reading, ends with a design duplication
1999 21
Jas Jakutsch The QuinBillet Test" AKA "A Kick to the One-A... Head" five billet routine, picture duplication, ends with Telephone Drama
Related to 1999 20
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy It's a Draw ESP sign duplication
1999 12
Barrie Richardson Double-sided Thought Transmission word and drawing put in two envelopes, performer divines both
Related toAlso published here
  • Club 71, Autumn 1995
1999 248
David Ben Thought Duplication blindfolded
May 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 5)
69
Al Baker Undercover drawing duplication, mirror (!)
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book)
105
Al Baker The Telepathic Miracle "A Two-Person Mental Act"
design or word duplication by medium
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
419
Al Baker Thought Transcription several designs on billets, designs are duplicated, thumb tip
Also published here
  • marketed 1932 ca.
2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions)
585
David Ben Design Duplication performer draws thought-of symbols, using stooge
2003 125
Karl Fulves Fax Finding "Problems"
design duplication via fax, posed as a problem
2004 379
Jay Sankey Drew as I Drew two scribblings made with pen on business cards without looking match
Inspired by 2004 131
Yaniv Deautsch The Wizard Is Dead during phone call a person is asked to draw something, drawing is divined over phone
  • Setting The Stage: Spell and Spiel
  • How to get the most out of the routine - additional ideas
  • The Answer You Have Been Looking For
  • The Psychological Atmosphere
2004 6
Barrie Richardson The Double Billet glimpsing method for folded billet with information written in special places, audience is not aware of what is asked for on billet
VariationsAlso published here
  • Club 71, July 2003
2005 275
Michael Weber (with your) Back to the Drawing Boards using three spectators
Variations 2009 1
Tom Stone Sentient Sand design drawn in sand is duplicated
Also published here July 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7)
65
Tom Stone Sentient Sand design drawn in sand is duplicated
Also published here 2011 87
Michael Weber (with your) Back to the Drawing Boards using three spectators, updated version
Inspired by 2011 1
Patrik Kuffs Drawing a Blank
  • Mind Stunts
spectator makes drawing with marker that is not working, drawing is duplicated
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 2)
93
A First Chinese Magic Trick I Ching trigrams can predict the Chinese character chosen by spectator, kind of design duplication
Variations 2012 128
Bill Abbott The HoySi Incident "I have performed this twice."
  • Part One: several cards chosen and pocketed, then divined
  • Part Two: word on designated page number in several magazines remembered and divined, with design duplication
2012 15
David Britland Rorschach Revelations
  • Cardopolis
Rorschach images chosen from several cards with them are duplicated
Inspired by
  • Chandu's Psychoanalysis
Sep. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 9)
36
Robert Cassidy The Universal Billet prediction of a drawing, common pictures as index
2013 256
Alexander de Cova Der springende Punkt design duplication with x-ray blank deck
  • Die Alternative ohne Präparation
Inspired by
  • Patrik Kuffs DVD
Also published here
Sep. 2013 8
Alexander de Cova Der springende Punkt design duplication with x-ray blank deck
Inspired by
  • Patrik Kuffs DVD
Also published here
2015 192
John Lovick Chic Thief pseudo psychometry with drawings
Inspired by 2016 83
Steven Shiu Close-Up Design Duplication Drawing Duplication on business cards
2016 64
殷欣 (Sion) 动画师 (Animator) Completely propless drawing duplication, spectator visualizes famous painting and a warm/cool color, magician divines both
2017 5
Chris Rawlins Your Own Wallet spectator draws image on cardboard piece which is folded and put in wallet, performer duplicates the drawing
2017 15
Gerry McCambridge Chapter 15: Omni Glance three spectators, one thinks of name, one thinks of time and one draws picture, performer correctly gets name, sets a watch to correct time and draws matching picture
Also published here
  • Roy Miller's Mental Montage
2017 85
Philipp Ganglberger Design Duplication close-up design duplication on small blank cards, performer stops spectator at card with his drawing and the duplicates it
2018 3
Mike Pisciotta, Manuel Llaser Ideas for using The Devil's Lunch Sack
  • Lunch 1
  • Lunch 2
  • Map
  • Music
  • Book Test
  • Magazine Test
  • Cards
  • Money
  • Drawing Duplication
2020 7
Asi Wind Scripting
  • Pre-Show Script - Drawing Duplication
  • Show Script - Drawing Duplication
Related to 2021 25
Asi Wind Epilogue drawing duplication anecdote
Related to 2021 145
Patrik Kuffs Drawing a Blank spectator makes drawing with marker that is not working, drawing is duplicated
Inspired byAlso published here Oct. 2022
The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 10)
478