[sw-l] Re: AUSTRALIA Sign for Australia - black line etc

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Jun 2 16:31:35 UTC 2005

SignWriting List
June 2, 2005

Antony Daamen wrote:
> Lucina the black line it "the body" of the signer as seen from the  
> top.
> Stefan I notice that you draw  the sign from the top? why that way?  
> will readers of the sign realise it is from the top? Later I will  
> practice more.

No Antony. That is a misunderstanding. I do not believe that Stefan  
was writing the shoulders in these signs. He was underlining nouns, I  
believe, for his Deaf children...They are not shoulders from the  
overhead view...Am I wrong, Stefan?

None of these signs, in Stefan's example, needs to be seen from  

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