Fingerstyle Guitar ExercisesFingerstyle guitar is a term meaning fingerpicking, but typically on a steel string guitar. You can fingerpick (play fingerstyle) on any type of guitar, yet the term is closely associated with steel string guitars. Jazz players using the term for finger comping too.
In this lesson, we will learn some more arpeggio patterns, a finger flutter exercise, & some blocking (playing tones together as a block).
Let's start with an arpeggio exercise.
Try to keep the driver knuckles over the string set you are picking. The space between your thumb & index will open up, & your elbow will move your hand over the next string set.
Now, let's try an arpeggio pattern that is popular for classical guitar, & a great one to know...