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100 first signs: American Sign Language (ASL)

100 first signs: American Sign Language (ASL)
This page contains links to about a hundred basic ASL signs that are frequently used between parents and their young children. Remember, there is much more to learning American Sign Language than just memorizing signs. ASL has its own grammar, culture, history, terminology and other important aspects. Dr. Related:  Language Tutorials

Lipreading, Learn To Lip Read Lipreading empowers someone with a hearing loss to lead an independent and fulfilled life. Lipreading is often described as a 'third ear'. What are the skills involved in lipreading? training your eyes to help your earswatching the movements of the mouth, teeth and tonguereading the expression on the face noticing body language and gesturesusing residual hearinganticipation Of the eight to nine million people in Britain who have a hearing loss around 50,000 to 70,000 use British Sign Language as their preferred method of communication. A few facts about lipreading Consonant shapes (p, f, sh, w) are: Hard to hearEasy to seeHigh frequency sounds Vowel shapes are: Easy to hearHard to seeLow frequency sounds Lipreading involves: Lipreading some of the shapesHearing some of the soundsRecognising and interpreting facial expression, body language and gesture.' Strangely enough, sentences are easier to lipread than individual words and long words are easier to lipread than short words.

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Signing Savvy | ASL Sign Language Video Dictionary Lipreading Practice StumbleUpon Looking back at my tutorials on drawing the head, I realized that I covered individual features, but completely left out hair. This tutorial will is split into 3 parts: The Basics, Types of Hair, and a Step by Step drawing. I’ll start this first part of the series with common mistakes that I see all the time. Common Mistakes when Drawing Hair Forgetting about the volumes This is the most common mistake I see from newer students. Too Much Texture This one is similar to the first, but this can still happen even if one pays attention to the volumes. Impatience – Bad Design There are so many random little shapes in hair, that good design is a necessity. Sharp Outlines I’m referring the the outer edge between the hair and background and also the connection between hair and skin. Consider the Form Underneath the Hair Spherical Skull Most hair styles you will draw will be affected by the skull underneath. The groups of hair wrap around the form underneath and inherit the same light patterns. Shadow

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Coma Black | The Eden Eye - The NACHTKABARETT All Writing & Content © Nick Kushner Unless Noted Otherwise Image of the 'Eden Eye' which Manson mused in Coma Black, as found in the Holy Wood album artwork The following is a presentation of the imagery which appears within the artwork of Holy Wood and their corresponding lyrics which Manson sung in 'Coma Black'. For an overview of the concept of Coma White / Black within the story Manson outlined within the Triptych of Antichrist Svperstar, Mechanical Animals and Holy Wood, see the Coma White section of The NACHTKABARETT. Original source "Large parts of William Blake's poetry are concerned with a detailed engagement with Isaac Newton's materialist view of the world, particularly his optics. Alchemy & Mysticism: The Hermetic Museum by Alexander Roob "The four intersecting globes are inscribed with the names of the four Zoas, the apocalyptic creatures that represent the elemental forces of the universe. I burned all the good things in the Eden Eye We were too dumb, to run too dead to die

Morse Code Conversion Tool Morse code is a method for transmitting telegraphic information, using standardized sequences of short and long elements to represent the letters, numerals, punctuation and special characters of a message. The short and long elements can be formed by sounds, marks or pulses, and are commonly known as "dots" and "dashes" or "dits" and "dahs". For much of the twentieth century, the majority of high-speed international communication was conducted in Morse code, using telegraph lines, undersea cables, and radio links. However, the variable length of the Morse characters made it hard to adapt to automated links, so for most electronic communication it has been replaced by more regular formats, including the Baudot code and ASCII. Read more at wikipedia Here is how morse code look like for - Table of Morse Codes