Harmonics that are played on open strings are called natural harmonics. When harmonics are played on fretted strings, they are called artificial harmonics. Before starting this lesson on artificial harmonics, it is recommended to follow the natural harmonics lesson. More artificial harmonics exercises
The walking bass is considered to be one of the three essential parts of fingerstyle music, together with the chords and the melody. It requires a lot of practice to develop the walking bass technique and to make the bass stand out from the other notes. But once you have succeeded in this, you will notice that it adds a new dimension to your guitar playing.
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It is possible to create a variety of percussive sounds on the guitar, as the soundbox responds differently depending on the location where it is hit. This lesson will not teach you how to turn your guitar into a drum kit however, but instead we show how to add percussive effects to traditionally played fragments. These percussive effects can be used to embellish the music. More percussion exercises
Hybrid picking is a technique in which both the fingers and a flatpick are used to play the strings. It takes a lot of practice to develop a coordination of the right hand that enables one to play a string with a pick and another string with either your middle, ring or little finger simultaneously. More hybrid picking exercises
Three advanced level fingerstyle exercises are presented on this page. View advanced level exercises