Free hand rangoli designs
Rangoli is folk art in India, in which patterns are drawn on floor. People make rangoli on festivals and occasions, specially on Diwali. Rangoli is drawn for purpose of decoration and it is also symbol to bring good luck to our home and family. That’s why, people make rangoli at entrance to welcome prosperity. It’s the tradition that we are following from ages.
Rangoli can be made using various technics like rangoli with dots, free hand rangoli, rangoli with readymade patterns, sanskar bharti, rangoli over water, alpana and many more. I usually prefer free hand rangoli. For complicated patterns, I draw outline with chalk and start filling out colours followed by shading and borders. The heart of your rangoli is the colour combinations to fill in. So chose your colours wisely to give some vibrant looks.
Here I am sharing some of the rangoli designs.
- For clean and even background, paint your floor with geru (earthy-red coloured rock salt).
- Fill out the region farthest from you first and then move towards the region near you. This way you won’t accidentally drop colours on areas already filled.
Decorate rangoli with your creativity like flowers, stones or some designer diyas. The shimmer it gives in night will be the cherry on the cake!
Enjoy the decorations and please share your feedback.