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Rangolis-Traditional Art Designs To Decorate The Indian Home


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Kathy Klein deconstructs objects of our environment and uses the parts to create unique flower circles called “danmalas”. From the sanskrit ‘dān’ meaning ‘the giver’ and ‘mālā’ meaning ‘garland of flowers’, the designs created showcase the stunning colour, texture and shape in nature and how they can be brought together to create completely new patterns.

plenty of colour

Arizona-based artist Kathy Klein creates gorgeous flower circles which she calls “danmalas” and then leaves them where they were created as a gift to whoever discovers them. Her work reminds me of the Exploded Flowers by Fong Qi Wei that we featured last year.

Flower Mandalas by Kathy Klein