# Guide To Creating Your Own Scales

Do you ever felt bored with the old minor pentatonics? I've got an idea.

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That's a great advice! Thanks for the lesson!
That sounds like a really fantastic idea, I bet people could spend weeks or months doing this and constantly expanding their creativity and like you said helping them find their own sound. This is great, I'm going to definately try this when I get home today. Thank you for giving me something to do for the next few weeks
Great lesson. I've been playing guitar a while now but only recently started learning music theory. I've been trying to help my mates get their head around the idea of keys and scales and this is great tool for that. Well done, a great approach.
Thanks alot! I write lessons for comments like this, for sure!
Hey man i just have a quick question. I just read your lesson about intervals as well and am trying to connect these two lessons together. I see in this lesson you have said 1,b2,2,b3,3,4,b5,5,b6,6,b7,7. Now does that relate to the intervals? Sorry for the noob question haha i am new to theory, thanks again!
Hey Rage! Sorry that I came up so late with the answer, but I'm not notificated about the comments, so I have to check them myself. The symbols that you have mentioned are intervals, and every one of them has got a meaning that can be expressed in semitones - as a distance between tones. starting from 1 - it's a distance of 0 semitones (from the root note) b2- 1 semitone 2 - 2 semitones b3 - 3 semitones 3 - 4 semitones and so on till the 7 - 11 semitones and 8 - 12 semitones. they ale all flatted using the "b" symbol and the best way to understand that is to find a good source of very basic theory knowledge, explaining it all in a comment would take months. Mail me for some further advices on this subject at lodzgitara@gmail.com or at my facebook profile at www.facebook.com/dkguitarlessons .
Awesome lesson. One of the best I've seen. Most lessons tell you you need to learn scales and practice them and memorize them, but this one literally teaches you how to be creative and make music fun. I watched a lesson a while ago by Marty Friedman where he talked about how he used to make up his own scales to make his own style. Very good work.
thanks for incredible lesson. but i am struggling with the intervals. namely the first one. 0 semitones from root. if your root is C is 1 C# or one full tone over D?