Making animated GIFs in SignWriting ;-)

Valerie Sutton signwriting at MAC.COM
Tue Dec 31 18:11:26 UTC 2013

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December 31, 2013

Actually, I have forgotten important elements, haven’t I?

Timing… and emphasis ...

There needs to be a pause after the movement finishes, so you know when it stops, and the emphasis should be on the bend, not equally on open and close - it is close-close, not close-open-close-open -

So there would be a lot to consider developing such software -

but a wonderful idea!

Val ;-)


On Dec 31, 2013, at 10:04 AM, Valerie Sutton <signwriting at> wrote:

Here is the ASL number 21, animated with the GIFMaker program

The animation is based on the original positions that were used before we developed the Finger Movement Symbol of two dots...

So the auto-animation software would need to know the positions needed to replace the Movement Symbols…

Val ;-)


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