Tipping the hat
iroald at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 11 19:08:02 UTC 2007
Agreed. No difference in meaning, but much easier to read - nothing to
>From: "Valerie Sutton" <signwriting at MAC.COM>
>Reply-To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>Subject: Re: [sw-l] Tipping the hat
>Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2007 11:52:22 -0700
>On Jul 11, 2007, at 11:17 AM, K.J. Boal wrote:
>>I don't know about the timing; I think it's okay . . . but I think the
>>arrows would look better if they were both hooked in the same direction.
>>Unless the bow travels from left to right as well as back and forth? To
>>me, the end position of the "forward" arrow and the beginning position of
>>the "back" arrow are two different positions as they're written.
>I believe you mean this?
><< Picture7.png >>
>This looks better, but it doesn't have any different meaning than what
>Cherie wrote. Those arrows can be written slightly bowed one way or the
>other, but they all mean a curve "straight forward"...
>There are diagonals for those symbols but they are slanted even more...
>So the above, or what Cherie wrote, writes the same thing....
>>Just one more comment, and I'm probably way off base here . . . I feel
>>like the shoulder movement in the "tip of the hat" actually begins with
>>the head; that it's more of an extra-large head nod than a bow from the
>>shoulders or waist. I know I'd find the head movement easier to read,
>>too, since everything else is up on the top of the head. When I first
>>looked at the sign, I didn't even notice the shoulders (seriously! you
>>were asking about the torso movement and I had to specifically look for
>>it!); but I know I'd notice a head-nod arrow. Like I say, I'm probably
>>totally wrong so feel free to correct me!
>There are three ways to write tilting...Torso Tilts from the waist, Upper
>Body Tilts from the hip, and Full-Body Tilts from the ankle joint.
>Cherie was writing a Torso Tilt, from the waist. I will look at the video
>later this evening ;-)
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