technical_040

technical_040

status
in progress
level
complex

treat the thumb like a pick

both the flesh and the thumb are hitting the string

thumb is parallel to the strings

thumb is straight

downstroke:



E |----------------------------|
B |----------------------------|
G |----------------------------|
D |----------------------------|
A |---2------------------------|
E |----------------------------|
B |----------------------------|
F#|----------------------------|



E |----------------------------|
B |----------------------------|
G |----------------------------|
D |----------------------------|
A |---2------------------------|
E |----------------------------|
B |----------------------------|
F#|----------------------------|

i can then introduce a new finger - my index finger

now do thump thump index

same string

diff strings

and then middle finger

thump thump middle

same string

diff strings

then introduce ring finger

thump thump index middle ring

same string

diff strings

then can do alt patterns like

2+3

thump thump thump thump index

groupings of 3 + 4

thump thump index thum thum index midle

or 4+5

or 3+5 for nice 4/4 square rhythm

can then incorporate hammer ons (sep essay)