Finger Picking Part 3: An Intermediate Pattern

In our first few finger picking lessons, we’ve gone over some of the basics, such as how to position your fingers and a few simple picking patterns. In this lesson, Fuller teaches you a more intermediate picking pattern to take things up a notch.

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To get the exact sound Fuller is getting in this video, you’ll need to tune your guitar to DADGBD tuning. It’s really simple, just tune your low E string down to a D, and your high E string down to a D. You can do the pattern in standard tuning as well.


Here is the basic pattern for this lesson:

1   2   3   4   ,...   
T 1 T 2   1 T 1 ,...