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Welcome to video two of the Lead Guitar Quick-Start Series. In this lesson you will learn about basic guitar picking techniques. This is important, because you want to avoid building any bad habits as you learn to play lead guitar.
We will start with some universal picking tips and then we will go into playing downstrokes, upstrokes, and using alternate picking. Always remember to stay loose and relaxed whenever playing lead guitar.
Ready for the next lesson? You can find all of the videos from the Lead Guitar Quick-Start Series organized in this YouTube playlist: