Painting with Carol

Techniques, tips and tricks for watercolours and acrylics

May 26

Free pattern packet


It has taken a while, but here is the promised free pattern packet of the gum blossoms watercolour. This is a beginner pattern so it’s a good starting point. There are two parts to the pattern packet:

  • The tracing. Download the file here. It’s currently A4 size, so you will need to enlarge it to A3 and print it out onto tracing paper. If your printer doesn’t do sizes larger than A4, take it to a print and copy centre such as Kinkos - they should be able to enlarge it and print it onto tracing paper.
  • A step-by-step instruction guide.

Both are PDF documents so you will need a reader such as Adobe Reader in order to view them.
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2 Comments so far

  1. Marsea July 18th, 2008 2:10 am

    Hi Carol,
    It is so nice of you to publish this lesson. A friend of mine wants to start watercolours so I printed this out for her. I paint in acrylics but this is so pretty it makes me want to try it.

    You are a wonderful artist and very gracious to give this away. God Bless You.


  2. Pam Miller February 4th, 2009 12:31 am

    Beautiful work! I’m switching my paper packets to pdf files. I need help….How do you keep the line drawings the correct size?
    I’d appreciate any help you can give me. thanks in advance.
    Pam Miller
    Peoria IL

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