Take your shooting board out, flip the tracing paper over and trace it on the opposite side
Use the tracing paper as a poor man's carbon paper and trace for a third time on the area you want the design.
Be amazed at both the results and the fact that you didn't learn this in kindergarten
I afforded myself some time with Chuck Bender working on acanthus leaves at The Acanthus Workshop* last year. I was never able to translate what I saw at museums onto my work. My hat's off to him because he helped me get much better at my favorite part, at least in my own eyes.
*full discolusre--I will be teaching a class there in 2011 regarding molding plane use.