Tips & Techniques
Q&A: How to strumming without a guitar pick
3 ways to strum without a pick
Hey friends! Quick question & answer video here, where Tim writes in asking about playing without a pick: he says his thumb is doing him just fine – and he’s wondered if he is missing out on anything. In this video I’ll give my thoughts (if it works for you, keep it up!) – and show off 3 basic techniques for strumming without using a pick, should you find yourself curious. To be honest, the last 1-2 years I’ve found myself more and more comfortable strumming without a pick – so I’m quite happy to show you some of my favorite approaches.
Here’s the timestamps so you know what you’re in for.
- 0:44 Brushing with your thumb
- 1:52 Strumming with your index finger
- 3:42 Strumming with thumb & index finger
- 5:53 Farewell & send in your questions!
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