With a few tutorials under your belt you'll be amazed at what you cant accomplish. Welcome to the guild!
Chris Smith here. Professor of Musicology at Texas Tech University; also musician, composer, scholarly author. Interested in fantasy cartography, but no real skills at it. Just here to read and learn. Thankee!
Welcome to the Guild and as madcowchef said there is a lot of really great tutorials here that can help build your skills.