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Backward writing

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Date22.07.2022
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Leonardo da Vinci used to write 'backwards', i.e. from right to left and 'in mirror image'.

 

It is assumed that this saved him from running his hand over the fresh ink, as he was left-handed. He also knew how to write from left to right like us and signed his name in this way.

 

This 'backwards' writing is called 'specular' and can be deciphered by reading its reflection in a mirror.

 

Writing backwards like Leonardo da Vinci did require a great deal of practice and genius. For the 'less genius' we present here a number of methods to easily write backwards.

 

This project was developped for the magazine 'Campus Junior' of the University of Geneva.


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Method 1:   Write your name with a reservoir pen whose ink takes a little time to dry or with ...
Method 2:   Write your name on a transparent surface (transparent tape, glass) and watch from ...
Method 3:   Carve your name on a half potato and use it as a stamp with paint.
Method 4:   Practise writing your name backwards and to go even further, learn to write the wh ...

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