Rangoli is an art form from India in which patterns are created on the floor in living rooms or courtyards using materials such as colored rice, dry flour, colored sand or flower petals.
It is an expression of creative self.
Traditionally Rangoli designs were made during Festivals such as Diwali, Holi, and Onam.It is believed that adding colorful rangoli at the door brings good luck and happiness .
The most interesting fact about Rangoli is that it is drawn as both Dry and wet.The design used to make Rangoli includes geometrical patterns, lotus, the swastika, conch shells, trident, footprints, idols, animals and so on. Each state in India has a different way of making Rangoli, based on the artist’s imagination and creativity.
We are going to make a Traditional Rangoli which can be carried from one place to another. Surprised ?
Keep Calm and Make Rangoli
Things that You’ll need ;
1- A Decorative Plate
2- Dry Colors
3- A Diya
The Plate that I have used above was a Gift Pack of Nuts and Sweets distributed during Diwali. Start filling the empty space with your choice of colors making a pattern or a design. Draw an outline for the same with a darker color.
The Structure that I have drawn in the center is of Lord Ganesha. You should be able to get ample pictures on the Internet for yourself. Place a Diya on the right side and your Rangoli is ready to be placed anywhere in the house.
Much Love ,