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Forms of Festive Patterns in India - I

documentation, study and analysis by Sheetal Alreja




 


About Festive Patterns
Ganesh Festive Patterns
Rangoli Sticker Patterns
Festive Lamp Patterns
Festive Lantern Patterns


‘Ganesh Chaturthi Decoration
(Makhar & Sinhasan)'

Ganesh Chaturthi is the celebration of the birth of Lord Ganesh.
It is celebrated in Maharshtra and many other places on a grand scale. ‘Makhar’ is a structure that houses the Ganesh idol. It resembles a temple or a throne (sinhasan)





Ganesh Festive Patterns 1



- the ganesh idol is placed in a ‘makhar’ made of thermocol pieces assembled together with with layers of thermocol cut outs
- the patterns are mostly floral and abstract eg. looks like
a kalash
- its painted using a spray gun and acrylic paint
- material - thermocol, acrylic paint, coloured stones
      Basic Shape           Color                           Patterns






Ganesh Festive Patterns 2



- the ganesh idol is placed on a ‘sinhasan’ made of thermocol pieces assembled together with with layers of thermocol cut outs
- the patterns are symmetrical and mostly floral and abstract
eg. form of a peacock
- its painted using a spray gun and acrylic paint
- material - thermocol, acrylic paint
      Basic Shape           Color                           Patterns




 


Ganesh Festive Patterns 3



- the ganesh idol is placed in a ‘makhar’ made of thermocol pieces assembled together with with layers of thermocol cut outs
- its painted using a spray gun and acrylic paint
- material - thermocol, acrylic paint, coloured stones
      Basic Shape           Color                           Patterns




 


Ganesh Festive Patterns 4



- the ganesh idol is placed on a ‘sinhasan’ made of thermocol pieces assembled together with with layers of carved thermocol
- the patterns are symmetrical and mostly floral and abstract
eg. abstract form of leaves
- its painted using a spray gun and acrylic paint
- material - thermocol, acrylic paint
      Basic Shape           Color                           Patterns




 


Ganesh Festive Patterns 5



- the ganesh idol is placed in a ‘makhar’ made of thermocol pieces assembled together with with layers of thermocol cut outs
- almost all the patterns are floral and symmetrical
- its painted using a spray gun and acrylic paint
- material - thermocol, acrylic paint, lace
      Basic Shape           Color                           Patterns




 


Ganesh Festive Patterns 6



- the ganesh idol is placed in a ‘makhar’ made of thermocol pieces assembled together with with layers of thermocol cut outs
- almost all the patterns are floral and symmetrical
- its painted using a spray gun and acrylic paint
- material - thermocol, metallic colours, lace
      Basic Shape           Color                           Patterns





 




About Festive Patterns

Ganesh Festive Patterns
Rangoli Sticker Patterns
Festive Lamp Patterns
Festive Lantern Patterns



Pattern Explorations 1
Pattern Explorations 2
Pattern Explorations 3


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