I might update this tutorial showing newer Themify themes.
Older tutorial. Originally from 2 March 2013. Updated 8 January 2016.
Below here are many video tutorials that will help you get to know WordPress.
I am using a free theme from Themify called Basic. It is a good starter theme and it has a good framework to help you along learning WordPress.
Adding favicon, banner, pages, post and categories.
Adding WordPress menu and footer.
Customization of WordPress menu etc.
Adding an image gallery into WordPress.
Adjusting blog posts in WordPress.
Video shortcode WordPress and themify.me.
About me page.