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Pinnal kolam designs for daily kolangal

Pinnal kolam images for Margazhi | Pongal  First kolam  with 7 to 1 dots This kolam is quite small and easy and in a couple of steps in the images below This is a beautiful kolam that can be drawn with 5,7,9,11 dots etc.  The bigger the dot pattern the concentration required is more. Here the dot pattern is 5 dots - 3 rows, 4,3,2,1 This kolam has a combination of two fractals.  In the first image we can see the first fractal being used.  The dot pattern is 9 to 1 Another beautiful kolam . A non standard dot grid is used .  The dot pattern is 9 dots 4 rows then 4 dots - 2 rows then 2 dots one row Add colours and free hand patterns to enhance the beauty This is not a classical pinnal kolam,  a design I created .  The principle is the same, - lines around the dot grid. which is 7 by 7 dots Another common kolam , the dot pattern is 9 dots 3 rows, 7 dots - 2 rows then 3 dot - 2 rows This design is a simple vasal kolam , only white -

Oodu pulli kolam 7-4 dots rangoli

7 to 4 dots rangoli kolam for daily purpose  The result is a simple and beautiful kolam .  We can also draw it for Navarathri golu , Deepavali or New Year 7-4 dots vilakku kolam  for entrance of house This kolam and the next one can be drawn on Fridays at the vasal or for Deepavali and Karthigai Deepam Thiruvizha A simple hexagon based daily vasal kolam with 7 to 4 dots Oodu pulli kolam also known as idukku pulli kolam use the dot pattern that increase by 1 when counted from the  top or bottom  or decrease by 1 when counted from the centre .  Due to the closely placed dots we can draw more intricate patterns as seen in the first kolam, i.e birds. The most common are 5-3 dots, 7-4 dot pattern and 9-5 dot grid.  These kolams can be used for our daily purpose kolangal at the entrance. Kolam tips  While placing the dots place the central row first , then those above and below to get a reasonably perfect dot grid.  We can also have the nila

Kutty padi kolam Small padi kolangal

Small easy padi kolam A simple and cute padi kolam I drew for Varalakshmi Vratham 2020.  If you need to know the steps for this design go to this link to watch it on YouTube Simple small padi kolam  Padi kolam with lotus patterns makes it suitable to be drawn as a Friday rangoli because   Lotus is associated with Goddess Lakshmi  Cute padi kolam One more simple and small design with lotus patterns ,  again the lotus patterns make it suitable for Vellikizhamai or Navratri Vellikizhamai kolam  Simple padi kolam for Tuesday The image above, an idea how to get a simple yet grand padi kolam for Tuesday ( Sevvaikizhami padi kolam . It is quite simple only getting acceptable level of symmetry comes with practice.  For those who would like to learn dot grids can be used to draw these type of kolam Beautiful padi kolam for Vijayadasami Again a relatively small kolam.  The addition of so many motifs, fractals , dots make it appear grand but actually i