#1

Oh yeah...im still a beginner..im still practcin about 2 months now..but because of UG...im playin like Carlos Santana!!!Hehehe...just joking...im kinda havin a hard time with my fingers...i cant keep up with the beat when im picking...im kinda having a hard time...
#2
practise at a slower speed with a metronome and raise the speed once you feel confident at that lower speed

good luck
#4
yeah just practice practice, it takes time getting used to that picking motion. remember use your wrist for picking, not your arm/elbow
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#5
Go with a slow beat at first, build it up slowly until you're confident enough, practise a lot and put effort into it.

(Btw, this should be under "Guitar & Bass Basics" but oh well.)
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Gotta leave this town

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Gonna be big yeah...
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#8
Quote by Moooooooooooooo
is it normal to pick with ur thumb?

definitely..when you play classical.