We just did 3 notes at a time. If we stack a couple of those triads on top of each other, we get a full chord.
This is what a chord looks like:
Full C Chord
Do you remember our old friend the chord diagram? Remember that the vertical line all the way to the right is the first string and the horizontal lines are the frets.
The Xs mean that we don’t play that string and the numbers are your fingers (0 means open.)
Make sure you get the notes clean. Before you go pressing your fingers down harder, make sure your fingers are up on the very tips and are as close to the fret as you can get them without going over.
When you have all that down,
Play in the Key of YOU!