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    The 4 Sentence Inspiration Thread.

    The premise is simple. 4 sentences or lines that illustrate simply a scene that people could take for the impetus for a cool sketch!

    Something like this:

    Half-way up from my chair,
    I reach to unsheathe my sword.
    It is then that I realize it is on the wall peg across the room
    So I distract my enemy by splashing my steaming hot spiced wine on his face and try to get it.

    Or:

    Together with her three friends the four women lounged nude in their steam bath
    Enjoying their cups of chilled punch
    They eyed the scantily clad serving boy
    Who was pouring water onto the scorching hot stones.

    And:

    The tent flap flew open in a sudden gust of wind
    To reveal the looming figure of the guard captain
    Dressed in his red and gold formal uniform
    He presented the head of the would-be assassin.

    Also:

    Glancing into the nearby table mirror
    I see myself pressing the barrel of the gun beneath my chin
    The photo of my murdered children beneath the mirror
    brings a final tear to my eye.


    Lets see some of the cool stuff that all of you can come up with!
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    We can do better than four phrases! We can do it in four words! These revered words of wisdom are often uttered on CA, by many sages! Here they are:





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    City of paper.
    White, still, pristine.
    Not one sheet torn.
    Bodies in the ravine.

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    Not remotely original, but anyway, sets of 4 words:

    -How we left it
    -Are within thy reach
    -Naked leads the blind
    -Summon up the blood
    -With gentleness and time
    -Truths begin as blasphemies
    -Hungry as the dog
    -Flies on summer days
    -A taste for them
    -One you started with
    -I might be wrong

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    Not original by any means, but a fun exercise nonetheless!

    Let's see here.

    Love and skill in harmonious union
    Crafting monuments to prosperity and wonderment
    Loved and adored by the many
    As a gift from the few

    Frustrated and disappointed
    They slump in their chairs, defeated
    and watch in stupefied horror
    as all they worked for crumbles around them



    Trembling under heavy weight

    Extracting every last bit

    You'll have to forgive her

    Made of heavy leather

    Cast in rough hewn stone

    Raw flesh half consumed

    Developing new forms of life

    Going where none have before

    Reshaping modern history

    A textbook example of...
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    Quote Originally Posted by arenhaus View Post
    /thread.

    But maybe it could help people after all.
    Last edited by Mike Tenebrae; August 13th, 2012 at 12:07 PM.

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    A friends facebook status paraphrased the other day that I found interesting.


    I saw a black gentleman walking down the foggy road today.
    Wearing a fine black suit and fedora to cover his old bones.
    He looked at me, and I knew this man was death.
    Staring as if he were saying "See you in 43 years little cracka".

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFierce View Post
    A friends facebook status paraphrased the other day that I found interesting.


    I saw a black gentleman walking down the foggy road today.
    Wearing a fine black suit and fedora to cover his old bones.
    He looked at me, and I knew this man was death.
    Staring as if he were saying "See you in 43 years little cracka".
    That's awesome! I got the creepiest image in my head thinking about that, because I see old old OOLLDD Chinese dudes who are withered and try to dress in various finery, and I get the feeling they're thinking the exact same thing when they look at me.
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