The same design above shown through two images to give a better idea of the steps involved in drawing this rangoli . The first photo shows the first two steps. The pattern at the centre is drawn first. The third and fourth show the flowers ( rose buds and Hibiscus ? ) drawn to get a 7 dot poo kolam as we may call it in Tamil. I have given two colourful versions of the final image. The one at the top more colourful and near natural ( so far as the colours are concerned ). The one at the bottom is an easier version for adding colours.
The advantages are many. We don't have to search, rack our brains for designs, colours and patterns. And most important there is no copyright violation! Also visit and like my Facebook page on rangoli sans dots . . The design on the right the latest kolam added here has been drawn using a 7 by 7 dot template. The central pattern is connected to the four roses through leaves. On the four corners hibiscus flowers have been drawn. The petals have some yellow patterns to indicate the presence of stamen in the flowers. A simple kolam design using a simple dot grid. A very simple kolam design with some free hand motifs involved
With the same dot grid 7 to 4 ( interlaced dots ) and following the same pattern we can also get a different kolam design. Instead of birds we can complete the kolam with lamp patterns as shown in the images below.
The image on the right is a different type of simple sikku kolam . A dot pattern of 7 by seven is followed. Draw the four knotted designs at the four corners and then add the one at the centre. Connect all the designs with curved lines. Still need some visual explanations. The video from my channel has been added below.
The next kolam below in blue and orange colours. One more simple design using basic patterns or motifs.
The images below show intermediate stages for this very simple kolam .
The next kolam design below is also with 7 by 7 dot pattern. Place the dot grid , draw the four butterflies on the four corners. Draw the four petal floral design at the centre and
use up the remaining dots with tendril like patterns.
The next design in the image above, is also of 7 to 1 dot template. It is also a very easy rangoli with dots and can be drawn in a short time. Draw the pattern at the centre. Add the outer motif or pattern in orange colours one by one, connected to the centre with a small rhombus to use up the dots. This very simple rangoli design is ready.
In case you want to view more rangoli / kolam with dots
please go to pulli kolam designs.
For free hand designs go to colourful rangoli designs