Butterfly kolam with dots step by step

12 to 2 dots rangoli | 12 dot rangoli

A suitable kolam for New Year ,medium sized design that can be filled with beautiful colours.

I have stopped at the white rangoli step .


First place two rows of 12 dots


Then ten to two dots on either side


Marking the edges of the wings on the butterfly wings by connecting the dots makes it easy for us to draw the kolam quickly


Next the thorax of the butterfly ( you guessed it right , I studied Biology !)

Another step in this kolam


The next two images show the creation of the wings by connecting the dots


Next comes the neck and antennae , these are drawn free hand because they form outside the dot pattern.  If required we can have a suitable dot pattern that can accommodate the head and / or antennae also , that will result in a lot of extra dots and we will have to convert them into patterns

The few dots at the centre are converted into a design


Some decorations inside the wings are also welcome !


Called pattampoochi in Tamil and sitakoka chiluka in Telugu  along with the peacock the most popular for creating beautiful designs in rangoli or muggulu for various festivals and occasions.

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