Muggulu with Dots | Muggulu Designs with Dots
Name of Muggulu Design: Muggulu Designs with Dots (3-3) – Design #6
Surface to Draw Rangoli: Muggulu designs are considered auspicious if drawn on the front door entrance, sidewalks of the main door entrance, corners of the house. Muggulu designs are made to bring home the prosperity and the wealth. Select where you want this muggulu with dots to be drawn.
Materials Required: To make the outline of this Muggulu, you can use rice flour, chalk powder, or white rangoli powder. Using white for outlining the Muggulus is considered sacred because white signifies purity, innocence, peace, and simplicity. Make your Muggullu freehand by taking the rangoli material between your thumb and forefingers and letting it flow freehand. If you are not comfortable freehand, use a mehndi cone or a tube.
Steps 1 to 3: Creating 3×3 Muggulu Dots
This Muggulu is based on 3-3 rangoli dot grid. To make a 3×3 rangoli grid, follow the first three steps in the images below for designing this 3-3 Muggulu. As shown in step 1, create 3 horizontal dots on the surface and make another 3 dots parallel and in line with the first 3 dots. Your rangoli dot grid should look like the image of Step 3.
Steps 4 to 17: Creating Muggulu
Once you have created the 3×3 rangoli dot grid, it is time to begin creating the Muggulu around these dots. Follow the step 4 to 17 as shown in the images. You can see the Muggulus mainly involve connecting the dots with various lines and curves to finally create a beautiful rangoli design.
Steps 18 to 28
Steps 18 to 28 of designing 3-3 Muggulu with dots will involve drawing the outer portions of the rangoli with a few more curved lines joining the dots. By Step 28, your Muggulu is starting to take its shape. Keep following the red pointer for the final few steps of designing as you design the outer vertexes of the square with curved lines.
Steps 29 to 40: Final stages
You are at the conclusive stages of designing 3×3 Muggulu by using dots. Right now, the inner square of the Muggulu looks empty. We will fill it with some ivy-shaped curved lines. As you follow the red pointer by step 40, your Muggulu is ready by the time you reach step 40.
As we always say, at the final stage of the Muggulu, you can add colours to it or decorate it with flowers and petals. Use of grains, spices, cereals, and pulses in rangoli designs is considered auspicious.
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How to make rangoli coloured powder?
You can either buy readymade rangoli powder from the market or you can make it on your own. Traditionally women used household items from the kitchen to make rangoli/muggulu/kolam designs. Using household items, such as rice flour powder, haldi, Kumkum, gulal, spices, grains, for rangoli designing is considered auspicious.
You can use either the rice flour or salt to make the rangoli coloured powder. Take rice flour or salt in a container with lid. Add food colour and vinegar to it. Cover the container with lid and shake it well until the blend gets mixed up well. Finally spread the mixture on a clean cloth or a newspaper and let it dry.