Kolam - South Indian Floor Drawings - 2

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.

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.
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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.

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Comments 6 comments

tamil 8 years ago

can u put more to rangolli kolllam


raksha 7 years ago

it was very useful to practice kolam

expecting more than this


Gaia 7 years ago

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

: )


preetha jayasankar 6 years ago

good work post few more kolam's.thank you


stessily 4 years ago

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


sk veni 2 years ago

Very easy way to learn classic kolams

So nice of you

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