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Learn to glove!

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Gloving is the first creative outlet I’ve ever felt truly connected to, I’m so glad it found me. I hope it can do the same for you!

Gloving is a new LED-based performance art that is bringing street dancers and flow artists together in a whole new realm of creativity. Born out of the rave scene, some have labeled it controversial because it looks as though it encourages drug use. However, in recent years, gloving has become an art form unto itself, as new styles are continually developing, and mastering them can take years. As of now, there are roughly tens of thousands of glovers as well as an annual International Gloving Championship, which gives the art form legitimacy and pushes glovers to innovate.

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Planning a Glove Shoot

So the cat’s out of the bag – I’m a glover! Gloving a really cool new dance form and it’s an amazing creative outlet for me and thousands of other people around the world. If you’ve never seen it, check out the EmazingLights Youtube Channel to see how the pros do it.

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My buddy took this picture of me one night when I was practicing.

Anyway, I’m going to be teaching you all how to perform a move called a “whip.” It’s simple in concept, but actually very difficult to do well, so I thought it would be helpful to break it down. It looks awesome when you get it right! So here’s the storyboard for the video I’ll be presenting on Wednesday.

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