LESSON Finger Bends with Circular Movement

Valerie Sutton signwriting at MAC.COM
Sat Jun 17 22:52:40 UTC 2006

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June 17, 2006

Stuart Thiessen from USA wrote:
> Another example is when the bending occurs at a specific spot in a  
> circular movement. For example, in the sign meaning to question  
> someone, the bending occurs on the far side of the side circle away  
> from the body and never by the near side of the circle close to the  
> body. Theoretically, the bending could occur in some other sign  
> near the body instead of away from the body or even possibly occur  
> in alternating positions, I suppose. In these cases, if we wanted  
> to capture the specific timing of the bend, we wondered how that  
> could be specified. The simplest approach that occurred to us is  
> putting the squeeze near the arrow where the bending is supposed to  
> occur. Would that work or is there a different way to do it?

That is an excellent suggestion.

Let me prepare a lesson that shows several ways to write finger-bends  
related to circular movement...

It may take me a day or so...but it is coming!

Val ;-)

Valerie Sutton
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