Welcome to the 6th guitar lesson for beginners. This will be a great lesson, and show you a brand new aspect of playing the guitar. You will learn about fingerpicking, and arpeggiating chords. I'll teach you how to hold your hand correctly, and you'll see it's not that difficult, you just have to get your fingers used to the movement. The things I will teach you in this lesson are:
- the correct technique of fingerpicking
- chord arpeggios
- the base note strum technique
- I'll also show you a preview to a couple of fingerpicking songs
As with all of the techniques you learn in our lessons, developing your fingerpicking skills is reliant on just one factor, practice. This is especially true for fingerpicking, as you have to get your individual fingers used to the movement and improve their cordination so they only touch the strings you want to pluck at.
Watch this lesson many times, practice your technique, and you'll see that you'll be advancing at a rapid pace.
Once you feel comfortable with fingerpicking, you could:
- move on to the next beginner guitar lesson on barre chords,
- learn some fingerstyle guitar songs, for example
- check out all of our fingerstyle guitar lessons on songs
If you want to refine the skills you learned in Fingerpicking -- Beginner, check out these lessons on songs by clicking these links:
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