[sw-l] Signs in living color

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Feb 10 23:43:36 UTC 2005

SignWriting List
February 10, 2005

Stuart Thiessen wrote:
> Or alternatively, for teaching purposes, could it be possible to have
> a way to assign colors to different categories of symbols (i.e.,
> handshapes, contact, face, etc.) and then it would color the sign
> appropriately?  That might be a handy tool for teachers or people
> developing teaching materials?

Hi Stuart - Yes. Using colors for children and literacy was one of our
important projects for Darline Clark Gunsauls, a native ASL Deaf
signer, and myself in the late 1990's, for the SignWriting Literacy
Project...Darline taught Deaf children and used color with SignWriting
symbols, which worked very well...Here is what we decided upon...see
the SignWriting below:

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