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Exercise 29. Object Throw

A really impressive piece of sequential action can be seen when a person is fast-throwing an object. Generally, they will hold the object in their hand, draw back their arm in readiness to throw, unleash the throw with their maximum effort (often leading from the shoulder, then the elbow, then the wrist, and finally the hand), follow through with their arm around the body when they have released the object, and then return to a standing position to observe where the object has landed. For this exercise, therefore, study the movement of a baseball pitcher or a javelin thrower, and create 6 gesture drawings that define the critical moments in that sequence. (Take no more than 2 minutes to complete each drawing.)