Kolam for beginners

Traditional kolam designs suitable for beginners. The steps to making these kolams are pretty self explanatory. Start with the dots (if any) and then followed by the lines. Once done, optionally, the enclosed areas of the kolam may be filled with color rangoli powder.

5 / 5 kolam with parallel dots
5/5 kolam with parallel dots This kolam has 5 rows of 5 dots each. Please click on the blue arrow located at the bottom of the dot grid, to view the animation.
5 - 1 kolam with interlaced dots
5-1 : kolam with parallel dots Start with two rows of 5 dots at the center and reduce the dots on both sides as shown. Please click on the blue arrow located at the bottom of the dot grid, to...
 Bean border
Please click on the blue arrow located at the bottom of the dot grid, to view the animation.
3 - 1 kolam with interlaced dots
3 - 1 : kolam with interlaced dotsStart with 3 dots in the center and reduce dots going up and coming down
blue blooms rangoli
This rangoli was published on 2004-01-13.

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