A large part of Indian Population celebrates Diwali. Since Diwali is known as festival of lights, still colour play a very important role in this festival. Houses are fully cleaned and painted with new colours. Everyone decorate his house with lights and different colour design. Rangoli is also part of this decoration and traditional value. Everyone tries to make some unique and beautiful rangoli pattern at the home entrance.
Rangoli is popular tradition that is followed by people in India. It is an ancient art, practiced by almost all households. In many cases, designs are passed down through generations to generations. The word rangoli is composition of two words “rang” and “aavalli” which refers to row of colors. A rangoli usually has a geometrical shape .The design pattern consists art, creativity as well as tradition. Since this is an art , people of all age group get involve in this. Kids take it like painting with feeling of tradition and learn how to make rangoli from their elders, youths take like art and creativity with traditional feel and old take it like tradition which follow generation to generation. These days many hobby classes are conducted to teach that how to make rangoli.
Rangoli pattern may be in different shapes and designs like geometrical shape, animal, and flower or in the shape of god’s images. In social celebration or school or offices, rangoli competition is organized. people participate with great enthuse. Participants may be single or in group. Here I am sharing some beautiful designs which will definitely help you to decide and finalize, which design you are going to draw. By these you can get ideas that How to make rangoli.
- Soak a cup of white rice overnight in water.
- Grind it in a mixer grinder to a fine paste with a little water.
- Add 3 tbsps of favicol in this paste. Stir well.
- It should be like a thick batter.
- Now in a large plate place 6-7 small sized bowls.
- Pour the paste in these bowls.
- Add different colors in different bowls.
- Make use of chalk or color pencil to trace design on floor where you want to make Rangoli.
- Fill colour/make outlines using your finger tip. You can also use a painting brush.
- Your Rangoli is ready. This one will last for 8-10 days and will withstand brooming and mopping as fevicol will make it stick to the floor.