General Arrowhead...Both hands move on same path...
duncanjonathan at YAHOO.CA
Sun Feb 18 21:17:24 UTC 2007
thanks for this explanation. Your illustration makes it all much
Valerie Sutton wrote:
> SignWriting List
> February 14, 2007
> The General Arrowhead
> WHEN TWO MOVEMENT PATHS WRITE ON TOP OF EACH OTHER (BLEND)
> The Movement Path of the right hand, writes on top of the Movement
> Path of the left hand, creating a blend of the two arrows. This
> creates a General Arrowhead. The blended arrow is neither right nor
> left...it is both.
> Imagine placing your right hand in a can of black paint. It is now
> dripping with black paint.
> Imagine placing your left hand in a can of white paint. It is not
> dripping with white paint.
> Your two hands move in space. As they move, they paint Movement Paths
> in space. The left hand paints white Movement Paths. The right hand
> paints black Movement Paths.
> But what happens when the Right Movement Path paints on top of the
> Left Movement Path?
> In those cases, you write a General Arrowhead.
> The General Arrowhead never meant Parallel Paths. It always meant
> Blended Paths. There is a difference.
> I can show you examples later today....Unfortunately I have to go to
> an appointment again and must run!
> Talk to you all later -
> Val ;-)
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