#2
yea they do sound slightly sloppy but not too bad... hey its better than i can do
#4
nice guitar. yeah just keep doing those sweeps over and over and your fingers will become more used to the motion.
#5
Quote by fenderdude06
nice guitar. yeah just keep doing those sweeps over and over and your fingers will become more used to the motion.


Is it helpful to just sit here while I'm watching TV and keep running over something like a C Major? Like not to anything with my picking hand but just running my fingers through C Major over and over and over.
#6
Quote by Amerikhastan
It could help, but I'd say no, because what makes sweeping so difficult is coordinating your hands together.


Hahaha, your right. I won't do that then.
#8
Quote by ouchies
Thats good ! Keep on going, and make sure you practice it REALLY slow too.


Thanks man.

What are some exercises I can do? All I've really done for sweeping is what I did in that video.
#9
Did you do the minor and diminished shapes similar to those? You can also try combining two and 5 string shapes.. thats where I started, oddly enough. Try doing it with C Major.. its like



|--------------------------12-15-12|
|----------------------13------------|
|------------------12----------------|
|--------------14--------------------|
|---7-10-15-------------------------|
|-8-----------------------------------|


Thats CMajor ascending, do it descending too.. I'm just too lazy to type it out.

edit: god I suck at writing out tabs without a program, aha
#10
Quote by ouchies
Did you do the minor and diminished shapes similar to those? You can also try combining two and 5 string shapes.. thats where I started, oddly enough. Try doing it with C Major.. its like



|--------------------------12-15-12|
|----------------------13------------|
|------------------12----------------|
|--------------14--------------------|
|---7-10-15-------------------------|
|-8-----------------------------------|


Thats CMajor ascending, do it descending too.. I'm just too lazy to type it out.

edit: god I suck at writing out tabs without a program, aha


Thanks man.

In the video I was just playing this:

#11
Try the minor and diminsed too..

C Minor


|--------------------------11-15-11|
|----------------------13------------|
|------------------12----------------|
|--------------13--------------------|
|---6-10-15-------------------------|
|-8-----------------------------------|


Cmb5 (half diminished)

|--------------------------12-14-12|
|----------------------13------------|
|------------------12----------------|
|--------------13--------------------|
|---6-9---15-----------------------|
|-8-----------------------------------|
#12
Quote by ouchies
Try the minor and diminsed too..

C Minor


|--------------------------11-15-11|
|----------------------13------------|
|------------------12----------------|
|--------------13--------------------|
|---6-10-15-------------------------|
|-8-----------------------------------|


Cmb5 (half diminished)

|--------------------------12-14-12|
|----------------------13------------|
|------------------12----------------|
|--------------13--------------------|
|---6-9---15-----------------------|
|-8-----------------------------------|


Thanks man. I'll try these tomorrow.