MOUTH Cheeva and Cha
sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Tue Feb 28 22:14:12 UTC 2006
February 28, 2006
> Adam Frost in California wrote:
> 4 is a smile and 6 is an open smile. I think that 5 is a smile that
> is forced? At least that is what it looks like to me.
Correct! The second row, reading from left to right, are
4. Closed Smile
5. Closed Smile with wrinkles at the sides of the mouth
6. Open Smile
Number 5 is interesting. Why does a person have wrinkles at the side
of a smile? If they are young and have good skin (smile) they
probably are a little tense while smiling, or otherwise there would
not be wrinkles at the side of the mouth...so by adding wrinkles, you
add the feeling of a little more tension or emphasis on that
smile...I used those wrinkles near a smile for some of the poetry
where Kevin was smiling, but establishing a classifier in space and
there was a little tension on his smile, to show that anchoring...
The next row of faces is the same except it is a frown instead of a
The fourth row....Adam...How do you read the fourth row?
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