Kutty padi kolam Small padi kolangal

Small easy padi kolam Relatively small kolam become awesome with  addition of so many motifs, fractals , dots make it appear grand .

Try for any day of Dussehra or for Vijaya Dasami , this design may symbolically represent victory also.  

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


Many of my rangoli designs have influence of free hand patterns.  After all I learnt from my mother who was an expert in without chukki rangoli designs.  She drew hundreds of muggulu designs  on the mud floor as her canvas.

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