VIDEO: Essentials guitar lesson - Ed Sheeran-style acoustic guitar (TG230)
TG takes a look at the basic acoustic guitar techniques used by this month's cover star Ed Sheeran.
Download Total Guitar issue 230 for the accompanying tab and explanation - available in the UK and, digitally, worldwide.
Palm-muted thumb strumming
Palm-muted thumb and finger strumming
Thumb and finger strumming
Tutor: Chris Bird
Videographer: Martin Holmes