Suzhi Kolangal/South Indian Traditional Art


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In Tamilnadu, one would find a finest drawn and artistic drawing decorating every house at the front entrance.

These drawings are not just merely a decoration, but it has lot more significance to this practice.

During festival seasons and on any auspicious functions, the drawing is drawn still larger even extending up to the street! A classic example can be noted from these, a woman’s creative at its best, talent to make it an even more attractive.

A kolam is a geometrical drawing composed of curved loops drawn around a grid pattern of dots. It is sometimes called Rangoli and can be very elaborate and colorful.

Kolams originated about 2500 BC in the Indus Valley Civilization and are believed to help bring wealth and prosperity to the home or business.

Kolams are thought to bestow prosperity to homes.

Every morning in Tamil Nadu, millions of women draw kolams on the ground with white rice powder
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  •  I have used python for developing my application 
  • Python is an open Source software. They have Demo Viewer where we can execute our applications
  • The two applications - Extend Kolam and Step Kolam - works well for any number of dots.
  • I am proud to publish the South Indian Traditional art Kolam to the world through my animated work