Tuesday, April 03, 2007

rangoli

'Rangoli is a form of decoration that uses finely ground white powder and colours, and is used commonly outside homes in India.The term rangoli is derived from words rang (colour) and aavalli ('coloured creepers' or 'row of colours').

A matrix of dots are joined or avoided to produce geometric generative patterns.

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4 comments:

Princess Haiku said...

This is beautiful. I wonder if a lot of people do this.

Moon River said...

in india it is an habit, you can see people, mainly women as i recall doing it, early in the morning, looks like a meditative act and the resualts are indeed beautiful

Princess Haiku said...

I try to draw little mazes for you Moon with my words. Where will they lead? Only time can answer.

Ramirez said...

I try to draw little mazes for you Moon with my words. Where will they lead? Only time can answer.