frost at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Wed Nov 19 18:52:17 UTC 2008
Here's a flow of thought that I use when I pick a handshape.
1. What shading is correct for the direction of my hand in real life?
2. Which one of the handshapes with that shaping look like my hand in
I hope this helps.
On Nov 19, 2008, at 10:46 AM, Adam Frost wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2008, at 10:39 AM, Gagnon et Thibeault wrote:
>> Hi Val, Adam, Stuart and everyone.
>> Val and Adam, thanks for your explanation.
>> Stuart. I am confused too. I read Adam's writing. I admit that
>> I read it hard because I must figure out it. If the reader doesn't
>> know LSQ. he or she believes that the finger of the left hand is
>> pointing down while the finger of the right hand is pointing up.
>> But I understand whan Val and Adam explain.
> Actually the direction that the fingers are pointing is determined
> by the palm shading. The fingers in the handshape are used to show
> what the handshape is. I know, confusing. ;-) I just takes time
> getting used to just reading and writing it. It is really all
> intuitive, which we know can defy all known logic at times. Just
> gotta practice seeing correct writings and it will click. :-)
>> I copy Adam's writing. I will give it to Deaf teacher tomorrow.
>> Deaf kids will read it. What do they think?
>> Hand waving
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Valerie Sutton" <signwriting at mac.com
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>> Cc: "Gagnon et Thibeault" <atg at videotron.ca>
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 12:45 PM
>> Subject: Re: [sw-l] HAMBURGER
>>> Here is Adam's writing...it is correct...
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