Using the Guitar Pick


The guitar pick (sometimes called a plectrum) is used in both electrical, acoustic, and sometimes classical guitar playing. Although any combination is possible! You can use a pick, or not use a pick, on any off the three main types of guitar.

 

[GENERAL PICKING TECHNIQUE]

 

[UPSTROKES]

 

[DOWNSTROKES]

 

Some exercises are shown on the next page.

 

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