Padikolam, Freehand Rangoli Kolam

Kolams Of India

Three kolams drawn in different styles. Padikolam with lines are drawn in white and brown colour and another rangoli with flower pattern at the centre to start the kolam with. For these type of kolam you may kaavi, the red soil to enhance the beauty of the kolam. It is considered auspicious to add kavi on Tuesday and Friday kolams Padi

Big Padi Kolam

Kolams Of India

Padikolam can be roughly translated to Step kolam as the padi referred is the steps in a temple tank or pond. The water body in temples are usually enclosed with steps on four sides and they form a pattern around the pond. Usually the ponds are square in shape so as the padikolams has square as the centre pattern. The centres are filled with colour or kaavi and lines are drawn either in even numbers or odd numbers.

Padi Kolam -Kanya, Ezhai Kolam

Kolams Of India

This is a basic padi kolam where the centre design contributes to the above genre. The square design is drawn with four lines and later extended to any design. The symmetry is maintained and the lines are drawn uniformly to form a design while the centre is filled with colour or design is added. The outer design can be drawn with lines or curves to extend the kolam. The lotus form an inevitable in padikolam. This padikolam is coloured with yellow and the lotus flowers with pink colour. Draw this kolam on any day and you can use kavi-red soil […]

Padi Kolam – Kanya Kolam

Kolams Of India

This is a basic padi kolam where the centre design contributes to the above genre. The square design is drawn with four lines and later extended to any design. The symmetry is maintained and the lines are drawn uniformly to form a design while the centre is filled with colour or design is added. The outer design can be drawn with lines or curves to extend the kolam. The lotus form an inevitable in padikolam. This padikolam is coloured with yellow and the lotus flowers with pink colour. Draw this kolam on any day and you can use kavi-red soil […]

Padi Kolam – Kanya, Manai, Ezhai Kolam

Kolams Of India

This is a basic padi kolam where the centre design contributes to the above genre. The square design is drawn with four lines and later extended to any design. The symmetry is maintained and the lines are drawn uniformly to form a design while the centre is filled with colour or design is added. The outer design can be drawn with lines or curves to extend the kolam. The lotus form an inevitable in padikolam. This padikolam is coloured with yellow and the lotus flowers with pink colour. Draw this kolam on any day and you can use kavi-red soil […]