SW Handwriting Course Lesson 1 Posted!

Charles Butler chazzer3332000 at YAHOO.COM
Tue Jan 9 00:56:23 UTC 2007

I guess I would interpret "top" differently as the top of the handshape is the side next to the index finger, not the square.  
  Confusedly yours, 

Paul <gebaerdenschrift at plh.lu> wrote:
  Hello Stuart

On the lesson on the signwriting-web i read the following "plain square 
symbols that are parallel to the floor also loose their tops"
So i think the second symbol down on page 5 could be be written like this:

(please Valerie, correct me if i am wrong with my writing)


Stuart Thiessen wrote:
> I worked on it as well during my lunch hour today. I did have one 
> question on page 5 of the PDF, and the second sign down. For the index 
> handshape there, I don't recall seeing that in your list of 
> handwriting shapes that you taught in this lesson. I wondered if we 
> should substitute a different sign or if you planned to show that one 
> but forgot. (I understand how that can happen.)
> Just wondering. Otherwise, very helpful lesson. Just one thought. I 
> still would encourage us to standardize as much as possible, so I 
> wondered if we should have some discussion about the variations? While 
> we will have our minor differences in writing, hopefully, having 
> standardization where possible will help us be able to read each 
> other's handwriting better. :) (Perhaps our Deaf doctors' handwriting 
> will be easier to read than their peers ;-) ... a little handwriting 
> joke ... )
> Stuart
> On Jan 8, 2007, at 15:39, Paul wrote:
>> Thanks Valerie for posting the first Lesson to the list. You really
>> worked late to send us the lesson (it came to my inbox at 09:42AM [Local
>> Time in Luxembourg] that means that you posted it at 00:42AM ?
>> [California-Time] no wonder that you has been tired ;-))
>> But i had to work the whole day long and so only now i print it out,
>> sharpen my pencil, and i am now working on it :-)
>> To Success,
>> Paul
>> Valerie Sutton wrote:
>>> SignWriting List
>>> January 8, 2007
>>> Dear SW Handwriting Course Participants!
>>> I am happy to announce that Lesson 1 is now posted on the web...
>>> Go to:
>>> SW Handwriting Directory Page
>>> http://www.signwriting.org/lessons/cursive/
>>> or go directly to Lesson 1:
>>> SW Handwriting Lesson 1
>>> http://www.signwriting.org/lessons/cursive/handwriting/
>>> Read EVERYTHING on the Lesson 1 web page....
>>> ENJOY!
>>> I am really tired and will take today off to sleep, which I have not 
>>> done much lately...smile...
>>> But on Tuesday I will be back to answer your questions and read your 
>>> handwriting assignments ;-)
>>> As you know, you have a whole week to complete Lesson 1.
>>> We look forward to reading your scanned homework assignments ;-)
>>> This will be fun!
>>> Val ;-)
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