Try out watercolours Watercolours are the look right now. But they seem a little bit tricky to me. This tutorial from Aaria Baid walks you through five basic exercises to try. Her Surely Simple blog sounds like it's just the right way for a beginner creative to tackle watercolour.
Alcohol Ink Art Tile: Make a design on the tile using the hot glue gun. Drop Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks randomly to cover the entire tile. Let dry. Peel off the hot glue to reveal your design. A hot hair dryer or an embossing gun will make the hot glue lift off easier. This is meant to be an art piece only. Use porous tiles to make coasters.
Some of watercolour tutorials are done using the computer while others are done with paint and brush in hand. I tried to find some that start with the basics to others that are a bit more advanced, but still doable for beginners.
Diane Salter - A New Step-by-Step Tutorial for 2015 including the use of Gelli painted papers! "And I also want to add my Gelli Plate--my new friend! This is what I do to get me warmed up, and what I really enjoy doing, but there's no reason why you can't use scrapbook papers--or any decorative papers that you may have."