This book will help you, even if you don't know anything about music, learn to play the guitar. The book is a hands-on workbook, following the story of Winden, who dreams of being a rock star, buy her first guitar.
The lessons include coloring and workbook pages where you learn the parts of the guitar, how to play notes, how to read music, playing chords, and eventually writing your own music.
Workbook pages, coloring pages, and storytelling will keep you engaged.
You don't need to know anything about the guitar to use this book!
|Publisher:||Nepeta Enterprises LLC|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.61(d)|
About the Author
Pamela Hodges is an artist and writer. She writes about art and creativity at her blog, pamelahodges.com, to help you create the art you dream about. Pamela is also the typist for her cat, Harper, who writes about life as a cat at thecatwhowrites.com.
Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
What you will need 11
Coloring pages telling the story of Winden buying her first guitar with her pet snake Squiggy.
Winden buys a guitar 15
Follow Winden and Squiggy as Winden learns how to play the guitar!
Winden takes guitar lessons 49
Lesson One: Parts of the guitar 51
Color the guitar 55
Lesson Two: Number the fingers 61
Lesson Three: Number the frets 65
Position markers 66
Lesson Four: Number the strings 69
Lesson Five: Name the strings 73
Let’s tune your guitar 77
Open strings E, A, D, G, B, E 81
Alternate picking exercise 102
How to play a note 105
E note 107
F note 109
G note 112
3 note exercise 113
Reading music 115
Quarter note, half note 117
Whole note, rests 118
Staff, treble clef 119
Bar lines, time signature 120
Practice playing notes 121
Make up an exercise 141
G chord 159
C chord 165
E minor chord 173
Strumming patterns 185
More notes 217
More chords 235
Fun songs to play 243
Extra sheet music and chord charts 260