“Birdhouse and Sunflowers” is an 8 1/2 x 11 free printable instant download coloring page. This piece is one of the first versions of the “Chickadee and Sunflowers” drawing in my PDF and paperback coloring book “Blossoms and Birds.” I created the drawing by hand with pen and ink, then I digitized the image and converted it to JPG, PDF and PNG formats. PDF works best if you want to print it out on paper and color it by hand, while JPG or PNG are best for digital coloring.
How to Download
You’ll need two things to access this drawing. First, you’re going to need a printer. It’s a black and white image, so it doesn’t need to be a color printer. Second, you’ll need to have a program that will open PDF files, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader. Adobe Acrobat Reader is free to download, and they provide simple, readable directions showing you how to install it. If you don’t have Adobe Reader and don’t want to download it, or for some reason are unable to download it, you can set Google Chrome as your default PDF reader and open the file that way.
I created the coloring page by hand with pen and ink, and then I digitized the image, added the border, and converted it to PDF format. This product is a free digital download.
Paper Stock Choices
I prefer to print out my coloring pages on heavy card stock (at least 65 pounds) for best results. Pound, in this instance, refers to the thickness of the paper. A thicker paper is less likely to cause you issues when you’re coloring, and it will hold up better if you decide to use a liquid medium such as watercolor markers. However, use whatever paper works best for your project.
The coloring pages on my site are for your enjoyment only. The files and images are not for resale, so please do not resell the digital files or paper copies. You are welcome to post any completed and colored versions of “Birdhouse and Sunflowers” on your website or in your online coloring groups with attribution given to Stephany Elsworth and/or Color with Steph.
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