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Kolam - South Indian Floor Drawings - 2

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More Kolam Patterns

South Indian floor drawing patterns are drawn either with an array of dots or without it. This page shows some examples of these patterns drawn using dots.

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Shown above are two small kolam patterns. First pattern based on dots arranged in a rectangular array. This pattern can be repeated and is expandable endlessly. The pattern on the right side based on a triangular dot arrangement and forms a pattern of rotational symmetry.

A Kolam Pattern where dots are connected with straight and curved lines

A Kolam Pattern where dots are connected with straight and curved lines

The Kolam pattern above too is based on a triangular dot arrangement. This infinitely extendable pattern is known as Bitter-gourd Leaf Kolam.

A Kolam pattern that was drawn with curved lines around guiding dots.

A Kolam pattern that was drawn with curved lines around guiding dots.

Press the single arrow to start the slide show that gives step-by-step method of drawing the kolam shown in the top right picture.

Comments

sk veni on January 06, 2014:

Very easy way to learn classic kolams

So nice of you

stessily on February 21, 2012:

Rmnathan, Thank you for taking the time to share these drawings. I love them. They bring back wonderful memories of my visit to India.

preetha jayasankar on September 09, 2010:

good work post few more kolam's.thank you

Gaia on July 18, 2009:

thank u it was that I went to finding..sorry for my english!!

: )

raksha on February 06, 2009:

it was very useful to practice kolam

expecting more than this

tamil on September 15, 2008:

can u put more to rangolli kolllam