A miniature version of the Copperfield Graffiti Wall that is suitable for both close-up and small platform shows.
Invite 3 people on stage. No stooges or impromptu coaching. Can be any 3 people. One is given an envelope to hold before the trick even begins. This envelope is never touched again by the performer till the trick is over.
Performer has three different newspapers face down on the table. The first spectator freely selects any newspaper. There is no force of any kind! He has a free choice of any one of the three newspapers. The front page of the freely chosen paper is now torn into 4 quarter sections. The spectator chooses a piece and is given the chance to change his mind. His selected quarter section is pinned to a 11 x 17 inch cork board.
Magician now introduces a deck of jumbo cards, shuffles them and showsthem to be a regular deck. A Card is selected from this deck.
The third spectator is shown a clear bag containing over 40 crayons. Crayons are both long and short styles. He is invited to reach into the bag and grab any crayon. This crayon is given to the 2nd spectator who draws a picture of his card on the newspaper pinned to the board.
The performer asks the person holding the envelope to open it and remove what is inside and hand it to performer. It is a folded sheet of newspaper. The envelope is torn open showing nothing else inside! When the paper is unfolded, it is seen to be the exact newspaper that was freely selected. Not only that the quarter section of the paper is identical to the one pinned to board.
On the paper is a drawing of the card the person had the performer stop on. If that isn't enough, your prediction is in the same color as the chosen crayon. A perfect 3 way match.