Maybe you have already made some attempts at playing the electric guitar. You probably even took some lessons on how to play electric guitar. The Guitar Hero game has given many people the wrong idea about how easy it is to learn the guitar. Maybe you have seen yourself with a red Stratocaster with intricate guitar solos streaming from it without any effort on your part. In your dream people would be impressed by your musical talent and they would give you the respect you deserve.
Maybe that dream got lost somewhere and your guitar is in the corner of your room looking at you resentfully. But sometimes the need to play music intrudes on our mundane lives, like the puppy that jumps on the bed at the worst possible time. Your imagination stirs again, this time tempered with. Now you can clearly see yourself hurrying home after spending the day at work or study. You go to that quiet place where you can be alone with your music.
Indeed, you do need a place where you can practice your electric guitar uninterrupted by friends and family. They will be happy to let you have your practice time once they see that you are serious about the electric guitar this time. You might need to take a look at how you make use of your time. You have a job or a college course to attend to. You need to take care of the environment you live in. There are TV shows and other leisure activities you need to do, after all you are not a monk. If you find you do not have quite as much time to give to learning how to play the electric guitar than you thought you had, do not despair. As you get better at it you will find that electric guitar practice and leisure activities are beginning to be the same thing!
So what shape are your electric guitar lessons going to take? Start with the most basic answer – get yourself a guitar lesson book. Seriously. It really might what you need. Some guitar students need the guiding hand of a real human teacher or to see their guitar lessons on video, but lots of people manage with printed instructions and music.
If you need the feeling of a teacher showing you how to play, but you do not have a local guitar teacher, then try some online electric guitar lessons. You just sit in your room and absorb the guitar lesson, and then practice. You do not waste your time commuting to a teacher who you might not enjoy learning from. Online electric guitar lessons are much more fun. You can get over any difficulties the way you want to in your own time. And it is a whole lot cheaper. You can get the most expensive online guitar lessons for a fraction of the price of a course of lessons with a guitar teacher!
You could purchase your guitar lessons in video format. They are available for guitar students of any age and stage of playing. With video guitar lessons you can go back and review your lessons as many times as you want.