October 12, 2005
from previous page...
In summary, I just wrote
a very simple sign. It is one of the many signs
for HELP in ASL:
What step-by-step process did I follow?...
1. Write the CENTER of the sign.
2. Write the Movement, relating to the CENTER,
in one of 8 possible positions. In this case,
it was the FORWARD position.
5. What if the movement
is forward left diagonal?
The Forward-Diagonal Arrow pulls the CENTER toward
the left front corner:
Movement back towards the chest?
Arrow is placed BELOW the Center. This means the
movement is coming straight back towards your