Let one of America's premier fingerstyle guitarists introduce you to the exciting world of fingerpicking. Mark Hanson designed this comprehensive method to get you started with several popular finger-picking patterns. After a quick review of open position chords and proper right-hand position, Mark has you picking with the thumb and three fingers in no time at all. You'll learn several specially written compositions by Mark that highlight various picking patterns and beautiful chords. Mark also teaches the famous "Travis" alternating thumb pattern and gets you playin' the blues with some great chord moves. CD included.