To fulfill all requirements for the Art Merit Badge 2 sessions are required (2 hours each, with 30 minutes allowed for meeting and a snack)
20$ / person (4 hours total)
Art Merit Badge Requirements
Discuss the following terms and elements of art: line, value, shape, form, space, color, and texture. Show examples of each element.
What art is and what some of the different forms of art are
The importance of art to humankind
What art means to you and how art can make you feel
Discuss the six principles of design: rhythm, balance, proportion, variety, emphasis, and unity.
Render a subject of your choice in FOUR of these ways:
Pen and ink,
Computer drawing or painting
Do ONE of the following: With your parent’s permission, visit a museum, art exhibit, art gallery, artists’ co-op, or artist’s workshop. Find out about the art displayed or created there. Discuss what you learn with your counselor.
Design something useful. Make a sketch or model of your design. With approval, create a promotional piece for the item using a picture or pictures.
Tell a story with a picture or pictures or using a 3-D rendering.
Design a logo. Share your design with your counselor and explain the significance of your logo. Then, with your parent’s permission and your counselor’s approval, put your logo on Scout equipment, furniture, ceramics, or fabric.
Find out about three career opportunities in art. Pick one and find out the education, training, and experience required for this profession. Discuss this with your counselor, and explain why this profession might interest you.