Watch the Flamenco Picado online guitar lesson by Muriel Anderson from 50 Right-Hand Techniques You Must Know

Check out the TrueFire DVD course, Tierra Negra's New World Flamenco for more on this and other flamenco techniques.

The picado is in essence the rest stroke, but flamenco players tend to get a brighter sound by playing more straight on, to get a click from the fingernail.