Fingerstyle Guitar Intro Lesson

Fingerstyle guitar is basically what it says. It’s a method of playing the guitar where you fingers instead of the pick.

Fingers on the right hand are described as letters, P, I, M, A.

P is thumb

I first

M Middle

A Third or ring finger.

Here is a good finger picking pattern for the G and Em chords. It works nicely and should be practiced moving from one chord to another with precise timing.

Use for G and Em







Count, 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


If you’re using the C or Am chord, then move the thumb to the fifth string.







Count the same as the first pattern.


Now using the D Chord, more the fingering to the first four strings.









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