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Really cool!  You did a great job with this!  I'm going to try this
worksheet on my tablet.  I have a pen with my tablet and my ultimate goal
is to be able to take notes in sign writing on my tablet.


On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 7:54 AM, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> SignWriting List
> August 27, 2013
>
> Hello everyone!
> Thank you for your messages about SignWriting Handwriting and Shorthand…
>
> As you all know, they are two different aspects of writing by hand… There
> are actually three forms of writing by hand…
>
> *1. SW Printing*…equivalent to writing block letters by hand in English -
> you try to write perfectly by hand, rather than writing in a cursive
> style…you "print" by hand so others can read your writing (as if they were
> reading a printed book)….
>
>
> *2. SW Handwriting*…This is not Shorthand, but instead a quick way, for
> your own personal use, to write SW Printing (#1 above)…so you are still
> writing the same symbols, but shortening the way you write them so you can
> write faster..most of the time people can read your personal Handwriting
> too…
>
> SW Handwriting was presented this summer on the last day (the 7th day) of
> the SW Workshop Near the Beach. It was in my home on a Sunday and not
> everyone could attend, but Adam and I put together a little SW Handwriting
> Workbook. Participants used it during the workshop. It is not finished. It
> is based on the Handwriting lessons on the web:
>
> *SignWriting Handwriting Workbook*<http://www.signwriting.org/archive/docs10/sw0917_SignWriting_Handwriting_Manual_2013.pdf>
> 12 pages of a future 30-page publication
>
> http://www.signwriting.org/archive/docs10/sw0917_SignWriting_Handwriting_Manual_2013.pdf
>
> *SignWriting Handwriting Lessons on the Web*<http://www.signwriting.org/lessons/cursive/handwriting/>
> http://www.signwriting.org/lessons/cursive/handwriting/
>
>
> *3. SW Shorthand*…The Shorthand is, as Nancy described, using rolls of
> paper so we do not have to turn the page while writing at speed, watching
> someone sign - It was a well-developed writing system in the 1980's, but as
> the SignWriting Script changed over the decades, it fell out of use because
> the 1980's system is not well coordinated with the new changes in the
> general writing system - so we definitely need to update the old Shorthand
> book and post it, but I never get to that and meanwhile the Handwriting is
> slowly starting to be taught…
>
> so the Shorthand is another issue that I look forward to working with
> people on, at a later date… There are several people who have their own
> Shorthand and we could work together to provide the world with a Shorthand
> manual too - I look forward to that - thank you to everyone and all you are
> doing to move this forward...
>
> What do you all think of the 12-page manual for the Handwriting above?
> Feedback is welcome...
>
> Val ;-)
>