Thank you for recording and submitting those videos. I have noticed some good things in them but also things that need work. Let me first tell you that I am satisfied with what you did so far, but I somehow know that you can do better than this! If I didn't, I would stop to mentor your right away
So what we will go for now is to try and correct those little things that make these exercises (and playing in general) sound good.
1) Muting (both hands, especially left hand muting)
2) Wrong notes (in some examples you tend to miss a fret or lead into it, so transition needs work)
- Muting is something that showed after first video. Your right hand picking technique is a bit different than mine, so just by looking at it, you are not resting palm of your hand on the strings. You should be doing that when playing examples but not too strong but rather extremely lightly ! We don't want muted examples, we want clean notes wherever we play them! So right hand muting is necessary.
- Left hand muting also needs work and it goes together with right hand (you have to sync them both). In left hand try not to pull off notes too strong, or to lift your fingers too fast! This produces unwanted noise from other strings you are not playing but also from the string you are focusing on.
Let me give you an example how you should do it. When you play first note in Exercise 1, you should be muting with right hand because left hand can't mute in that situation. But, as soon as you play 2nd note in that exercise, now you can mute with your left hand as well! How ? Well you simply use your 1st (index) finger to stay on 3rd fret , or lightly above it. That way you get legato, smoother sound and transition between the notes and you get clean sound!
Don't forget, muting should be done with right hand as well with palm of your hand!
- Wrong notes are kind of a big deal for me
I don't like wrong notes in this beginning phase because with guitar playing we really a lot on finger memory. If you play and practice exercises wrong, you will play them wrong, it is as simple as that. So I would like you to focus more when recording and try not to hit any wrong note in the exercise. I know you didn't hit many of them, I am more referring to sliding in or out of the notes and making phrasing (rhythm playing) weaker because of it. So this is something I would like you to do as well.
Overall Angel you did good and I am happy with your progress. Now we need to do these again but focus on muting and making all examples sound alive
I would like you to try to record same exercises , same tempos (or lower tempos by 10 bpm ? ) and try to apply muting as I mentioned above.
Let me know if you have any questions!