Now that I have completed my learning project, here is a look from week one to week seven! First, I chose my learning project, which was to learn to play acoustic guitar with an end goal of playing Riptide by Vance Joy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqlyIlpV-eA Then, in my first lessons, I learned the E minor, A sus2, … Continue reading My Learning Project Overview
Hey guys! Here I am at the finish line. I have learned all of the chords to Riptide by Vance Joy It was actually a lot harder to play than I thought it would be. That being said, here is the video I used to learn Riptide on YouTube through Marty Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8Bi_-VitS0 I found it … Continue reading I Finally Made It!
Hey guys! So I just finished learning (and really practicing) my final chord for this learning project, the F Major Chord. This one was really challenging for me and it seemed that no matter how much I practiced or tried other sources it still sounded bad to me. Like always, I used Marty Music's video … Continue reading My Final Chord!
After finishing the A minor, E major, and C major chords, I know have four realizations: My fingers are very short and chubby It is WAY easier to press the chords down when my nails are shorter My mic on my laptop distorts the sound quality of guitar playing a fairly recognizable amount For some … Continue reading Str-Str-Strumming Away with Three New Chords!
I recently finished my lessons for G major and D major chords. I think I am finally getting the hang of this! With that being said, I still have a long way to go! This time around, I tried using videos from other YouTubers to try and find the best ways for me to learn. … Continue reading Strumming to the Tune of G and D
After completing my first two lessons, I can say it is more difficult to play the guitar than I expected! I think the hardest thing for me so far is remembering the placement of my fingers and the names for those corresponding fingerings, as well as strumming. Strumming is a lot more difficult than I … Continue reading My First Acoustic Guitar Lesson with Three Chords!
So for my learning project, I have decided to learn to play acoustic guitar. While I did bass guitar lessons in elementary school and learned some acoustic cords in grade nine music class, but I do not remember any of it! I know how to read the treble clef from my six years of elementary and … Continue reading #LearningProject: What Am I Going to Do?