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Forms of Festive Patterns in India - II

by Sheetal Alreja




 


About Festive Patterns
Ganesh Festive Patterns
Rangoli Sticker Patterns
Festive Lamp Patterns
Festive Lantern Patterns
‘Rangoli Sticker Patterns'
Rangoli is the traditional art of painting on the ground in front of the houses. It differs in every region in India. Rangoli Stickers are rangoli patterns printed in the form of stickers, these are fairly permanent as compared to traditional rangoli.





Rangoli Sticker Patterns 1



- use of computer generated graphics and techniques (gradient fill) which cannot be produced by hand
- intricate/floral/decorative patterns (psychedelic)
- symmetrical design
- material - plastic coated sticker
      Basic Shape             Color                       Patterns






Rangoli Sticker Patterns2



- use of computer generated graphics and techniques (gradient fill) which cannot be produced by hand
- intricate/floral/decorative patterns
- symmetrical design
- material - plastic coated sticker
      Basic Shape              Color                        Patterns




 


Rangoli Sticker Patterns 3



- main graphic element is the ‘kalash’. Its very different from a traditional rangoli design - even the use of colour is very unusual eg. The colours used for the kalash.
- use of computer generated graphics and techniques (gradient fill) which cannot be produced by hand
- default fonts have been used for certain decorative elements, eg. Windings, WP Iconic Symbols
- material - plastic coated sticker
      Basic Shape               Color                       Patterns




 


Rangoli Sticker Patterns 4



- main graphic element is the kairi which is converted into a peacock. Its very similar to a mehendi design.
- use of computer generated graphics and techniques which cannot be produced by hand
- default fonts have been used for certain decorative elements, eg. Windings 2 (a),
Windings (z)
- material - plastic coated sticker
      Basic Shape               Color                       Patterns




 


Rangoli Sticker Patterns 5



- use of computer generated graphics and techniques (gradient fill) which cannot be produced by hand
- indication of black dots which are used in making traditional rangoli, made with powder.
this is probably done to make it look more organic
- symmetrical design
- material - plastic coated sticker
      Basic Shape               Color                       Patterns




 


Rangoli Sticker Patterns 6



- use of computer generated graphics and techniques (gradient fill) which cannot be produced by hand
- intricate/floral/decorative patterns - very similar to ‘bandhni’ prints from Gujarat
- symmetrical design
- material - plastic coated sticker
      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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