Contact symbols in the middle of arrow stems

K.J. Boal kjoanne403 at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 16 01:58:09 UTC 2006

Reply below ...

>From: "Valerie Sutton" <signwriting at MAC.COM>
>Reply-To: sw-l at
>To: sw-l at
>Subject: [sw-l] Contact symbols in the middle of arrow stems
>Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 08:26:59 -0800
>SignWriting List
>December 15, 2006
>K.J. Boal wrote:
>>I personally prefer to use the full-hand symbol (the first one),  probably 
>>because I'm not used to the heel-of-hand symbol (yet).  I  like the brush 
>>symbol in the middle of the arrow, though!
>Hi KJ!
>Yes...writing by hand we used to do some cool combinations...This was  my 
>style of writing for brushes or other contact in the middle of  movement...

>We can construct this with software, but it is slow to do it right  now...I 
>could create special symbols already built for people, with a  variety of 
>contact symbols in the middle of stem lines..and place  those combinations 
>in the IMWA...that might be useful...

You could and it might be, but I'd rather be able to use the keyboard before 
spending time on contact-in-movement.  (If you want a priorities list, that 
is...) :-)

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