Weren't top of your class in art? Can't paint beautiful watercolour landscapes? Do not fear! There are many simple techniques to bring out your artistic side (and a few more complicated ones)...
Cake Inc bring the ombre trend to a whole new level with this watercolour this cake
Here is a simple tutorial from Sweetness and Bite to start off with if you are feeling a little nervous!
If you're at a higher skill level be inspired to try this floral water colour effect from the Cake Whisper, perfect for a wedding.
Purple and pink combo from Emma-Lee Cake Design
This one takes minimal artistic skills, Sugar and Cloth created this so it's an easy DIY celebration cake to try!
Another eye catching ombre effect, the Pastel Swirl Watercolour cake from Cake Geek Magazine
As opposed to the cool, sea colours get a little more fiery and use some burnt orange and red like Sweet Treats Bakery