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Forms of Festive Patterns in India - IIIi

by Sheetal Alreja




 


About Festive Patterns
Ganesh Festive Patterns
Rangoli Sticker Patterns
Festive Lamp Patterns
Festive Lantern Patterns
‘Lamp (Diya) Patterns'
Diwali is the festival of lights and lighting of lamps during diwali is considered auspicious. Diyas are typically made of clay with ghee or oil used as the fuel and cotton wool as the wick.





Festive Lamp Patterns 1



- clay lamps made by using the form of a flower and its petals
- these lamps are lit by using a wick which is dipped in oil. Metal tubes are fixed to the lamp so that the wick can pass through it and it doesn't move
- asymmetrical design
- material - clay, painted with acrylic paints/oil paints, glitter
      Basic Shape               Color                       Patterns






Festive Lamp Patterns 2



- clay lamps made using the form of a leaf
- symmetrical design
- its not painted so as to retain the original colour of the clay
- material - clay
      Basic Shape               Color                       Patterns




 


Festive Lamp Patterns 3



- clay lamps made using the form of a shell
- not a very functional lamp to hold the oil and the wick, as its not very deep
- asymmetrical design
- its painted using gold oil paint
- material - clay, oil paint
      Basic Shape               Color                       Patterns




 


Festive Lamp Patterns 4



- clay lamps made using the form of a flower
- symmetrical design
- its not painted so as to retain the original colour of the clay
- material - clay
      Basic Shape               Color                       Patterns




 


Festive Lamp Patterns 5



- clay lamps made by using ready made molds, this helps in mass production of these lamps
- symmetrical design
- its less intricate compared to other lamps and is not painted so
as to retain the original colour of the clay.
- material - clay
      Basic Shape               Color                       Patterns




 


Festive Lamp Patterns 6



- clay lamps made using the form of a flower and leaves
- asymmetrical design
- its not painted so as to retain the original colour of the clay
- material - clay
      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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