These are 2 shots from an assignment we had to do. We had to convey that the ball was quite heavy by using the characters efforts in pushing it. My teacher thought it might be better if i changed his arms to a more "push with his elbows" kinda thing, hence the 2nd animation.
Push Ball Animation 1 from Jonathan Mafi on Vimeo.
Push Ball Animation3 from Jonathan Mafi on Vimeo.