Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1918 POR - Artist - Yellow-Handcraft

Must copy in pen and ink or pencil a drawing of an animal or human being or still life.
Draw with pencil, brush, pen or crayon an illustration of any incident or character in a short simple story, or an incident in battle, or in history (size not less than 7in. by 5in.,); or
Draw, from nature, a landscape or still-life group.
Alternative.  Model, in clay, plasticene, or wax, etc., a human figure, an animal or bird, which the examiner can recognise (not less than 7in. high), Also model in clay, plasticene, cardboard or sand a series of trenches with communication trenches, supports, dug-outs, etc.; 
Or a farm or village; 
Or a man-of-war.
Note - The natural bent of the boys is to be encouraged in every way; the spirit and intention of his work to count as much as adherence to academic rules.

1919 POR - Artist Badge


Must copy in pen and ink or pencil a drawing of an animal or human being or still life.

Draw with pencil, brush, pen or crayon an illustration of any incident or character in a short simple story, or an incident in battle, or in history (size not less than 7 in. by 5 in.); or

Draw, from nature, a landscape or still-life group.

Alternative.  Model in clay, plasticene, or wax, etc., a human figure, an animal or bird, which the examiner can recognise (not less than 7 in. high).  Also model in clay, plasticene, cardboard or sand a series of trenches with communication trenches, supports, dug-outs, etc.; 

Or a farm or villae;

Or a man-of-war.

Note. - The natural bent of the girls is to be encouraged in every way; the spirit and intention of her work to count as much as adherence to academic rules.

1920 Guide Handbook - Artist - Yellow - Handcraft


Drawing or painting or modelling.  (Self-expression rather than artistic merit to count).

1921 POR - Artist

Must copy in pen and ink or pencil a drawing of an animal or human being or still life.
Draw with pencil or brush, pen or crayon an illustration of any incident or character in a short simple study, or an incident in battle, or in history (size not less than  in by 5 in); or Draw, from nature, a landscape or still-life group.
Alternative: Model in clay, plasticine, or wax, etc., a human figure, an animal or bird, which the examiner can recognize (not less than 7 in high).  Also model in clay, plasticine, cardboard or sand a series of trenches with communication trenches, supports, dug-outs, etc.; Or a farm or village; Or a man-of-war.
Note - The natural bent of the girls is to be encouraged in every way; the spirit and intention of her work to count as much as adherence to academic rules.

1924 POR - Artist Badge


Must copy in pen and ink or pencil a drawing of an animal or human being or still life.
Draw with pencil or brush, pen or crayon an illustration of any incident or character in a short simple study, or an incident in battle, or in history (size not less than  in by 5 in); or Draw, from nature, a landscape or still-life group.
Alternative: Model in clay, plasticine, or wax, etc., a human figure, an animal or bird, which the examiner can recognize (not less than 7 in high).  Also model in clay, plasticine, cardboard or sand a series of trenches with communication trenches, supports, dug-outs, etc.; Or a farm or village; Or a man-of-war.
Note - The natural bent of the girls is to be encouraged in every way; the spirit and intention of her work to count as much as adherence to academic rules.

1930 POR - Artist Badge


A Brownie must enter for three out of the following four sections: 

One of the three drawings must be done at the examination, the other two must be drawn without help at home.

Drawings should be made on sheets of paper not less than 10 in. by 7 in., and should be of good size and well placed on the paper.

1) Draw with pencil (or with pen and ink) from memory or from sight: 

a) A carpenter's tool or a garden implement; or,

b) A live bird.

2) Draw in water-colour from memory or from sight: a) A growing plant; or, b) A live animal.

3) Draw in water-colour, coloured pastels, or crayon: 

a) An original picture of people working or playing; or

b) A picture from the Brownie's own imagination, illustrating one of the following: i) A nursery rhyme.  ii) A Fairy tale, or, iii) Part of a poem.

(A large margin should be left 1 in. at the top and sides, and 1 1/2 in at the bottom, where the title of the drawing should be written.)

4) Model in clay or wax, one of the following: a) An apple and two leaves, on a short stem; b) A shell; c) A bird; or, d) An animal.

(This must be done at home without help.)

1931 POR - Artist Badge


A Brownie must enter for three out of the following four sections: 

One of the three drawings must be done at the examination, the other two must be drawn without help at home.

Drawings should be made on sheets of paper not less than 10 in. by 7 in., and should be of good size and well placed on the paper.

1) Draw with pencil (or with pen and ink) from memory or from sight: 

a) A carpenter's tool or a garden implement; or,

b) A live bird.

2) Draw in water-colour from memory or from sight: a) A growing plant; or, b) A live animal.

3) Draw in water-colour, coloured pastels, or crayon: 

a) An original picture of people working or playing; or

b) A picture from the Brownie's own imagination, illustrating one of the following: i) A nursery rhyme.  ii) A Fairy tale, or, iii) Part of a poem.

(A large margin should be left 1 in. at the top and sides, and 1 1/2 in at the bottom, where the title of the drawing should be written.)

4) Model in clay or wax, one of the following: a) An apple and two leaves, on a short stem; b) A shell; c) A bird; or, d) An animal.

(This must be done at home without help.)

1932 POR - Artist Badge


Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary, and entre for three out of the following four sections: 

One of the three drawings to be done at the examination, the other two to be drawn without help at home.

Drawings should be made on sheets of paper not less than 10 in. by 7 in., and should be of good size and well placed on the paper.

1) Draw with pencil (or with pen and ink) from memory or from sight: 

a) A carpenter's tool or a garden implement; or,

b) A live bird.

2) Draw in water-colour from memory or from sight: a) A growing plant; or, b) A live animal.

3) Draw in water-colour, coloured pastels, or crayon: 

a) An original picture of people working or playing; or

b) A picture from the Brownie's own imagination, illustrating one of the following: i) A nursery rhyme.  ii) A Fairy tale, or, iii) Part of a poem.

(A large margin should be left 1 in. at the top and sides, and 1 1/2 in at the bottom, where the title of the drawing should be written.)

4) Model in clay or wax, one of the following: a) An apple and two leaves, on a short stem; b) A shell; c) A bird; or, d) An animal.

(This must be done at home without help.)

1935 POR - Artist Badge


Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary, and enter for three out of the following four sections: 

One of the three drawings must be done at the examination, the other two must be drawn without help at home.

Drawings should be made on sheets of paper not less than 10 in. by 7 in., and should be of good size and well placed on the paper.

1) Draw with pencil (or with pen and ink) from memory or from sight: 

a) A carpenter's tool or a garden implement; or,

b) A live bird.

2) Draw in water-colour from memory or from sight: a) A growing plant; or, b) A live animal.

3) Draw in water-colour, coloured pastels, or crayon: 

a) An original picture of people working or playing; or

b) A picture from the Brownie's own imagination, illustrating one of the following: i) A nursery rhyme.  ii) A Fairy tale, or, iii) Part of a poem.

(A large margin should be left 1 in. at the top and sides, and 1 1/2 in at the bottom, where the title of the drawing should be written.)

4) Model in clay or wax, one of the following: a) An apple and two leaves, on a short stem; b) A shell; c) A bird; or, d) An animal.

(This must be done at home without help.)

1938 POR - Artist Badge


Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary, and enter for three out of the following four sections: 

One of the three drawings must be done at the examination, the other two to be drawn without help at home.

Drawings should be made on sheets of paper not less than 10 in. by 7 in., and should be of good size and well placed on the paper.

1) Make in colours a pattern suitable for the decoration of a book cover, e.g. a Brownie Log Book.

2) Draw in water-colour from memory or from sight: a) A plant or flower and leaves; or, b) A live animal.

3) Draw in water-colour, coloured pastels, crayon or pencil

a) An original picture of people working or playing; or

b) A picture from the Brownie's own imagination, illustrating one of the following: i) A nursery rhyme.  ii) A Fairy tale, or, iii) Part of a poem.

(A large margin should be left 1 in. at the top and sides, and 1 1/4 in at the bottom, where the title of the drawing should be written.)

4) Model in clay or wax, one of the following: a) An apple and two leaves, on a short stem; b) A shell; c) A bird; or, d) An animal.

(This must be done at home without help.)

1939 POR - Artist Badge


Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary, and enter for three out of the following four sections: 

One of the three drawings must be done at the examination, the other two to be drawn without help at home.

Drawings should be made on sheets of paper not less than 10 in. by 7 in., and should be of good size and well placed on the paper.

1) Make in colours a pattern suitable for the decoration of a book cover, e.g. a Brownie Log Book.

2) Draw in water-colour from memory or from sight: a) A plant or flower and leaves; or, b) A live animal.

3) Draw in water-colour, coloured pastels, crayon or pencil: 

a) An original picture of people working or playing; or

b) A picture from the Brownie's own imagination, illustrating one of the following: I) A nursery rhyme.  ii) A Fairy tale, or, iii) Part of a poem.

(A large margin should be left 1 in. at the top and sides, and 1 1/4 in at the bottom, where the title of the drawing should be written.)

4) Model in clay or wax, one of the following:  a) An apple and two leaves, on a short stem; b) A shell; c) A bird; or, d) An animal.

(This must be done at home without help.)

1943 POR - Artist Badge


Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary, and enter for three out of the following four sections:

One of the three drawings to be done at the examination, the other two to be drawn without help at home.

Drawings should be made on sheets of paper not less than 10 in. by 7 in., and should be of good size and well placed on the paper.

1) Make in colours a pattern suitable for the decoration of a book cover, e.g. a Brownie Log Book.

2) Draw a water-colour from memory or from sight: a) A plant or flower and leaves; or b) A live animal.

3) Draw in water-colour, coloured pastels, crayon or pencil:

a) An original picture of people working or playing; or

b) A picture from the Brownie's own imagination, illustrating one of the following:

I) A nursery rhyme.  ii) A fairy tale, or iii) Part of a poem.

(A large margin should be left, 1 in. at the top and sides, and 1 2/3 in. at the bottom where the title of the drawing should be written.)

4) Model in clay or wax, one of the following: a) An apple and two leaves, on a short stem.  b) A shell.  c) A bird.  d) An animal.

(This to be done at home without help.)

1947 POR - Artist Badge


Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary, and enter for three out of the following four sections:

One of the three drawings to be done at the examination, the other two to be drawn without help at home.

Drawings should be made on sheets of paper not less than 10 in. by 7 in., and should be of good size and well placed on the paper.

1) Make in colours a pattern suitable for the decoration of a book cover, e.g. a Brownie Log Book.

2) Draw in water-colour from memory or from sight: a) A plant or flower and leaves; or b) A live animal.

3) Draw in water-colour, coloured pastels, crayon or pencil: 

a) An original picture of people working or playing; or

b) A picture from the Brownie's own imagination, illustrating one of the following: i) A nursery rhyme, ii) A fairy tale, or iii) Part of a poem.

(A large margin should be left, 1 in. at the top and sides, and 1 1/4 in. at the bottom where the title of the drawing should be written.)

4) Model in clay, wax or pyruma one of the following: a) An apple and two leaves, on a short stem.  b) A shell.  c) A bird.  d) An animal.  e) A bowl or other useful article.

(This to be done at home without help.)

1950 POR - Artist Badge


Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary, and enter for three out of the following four sections:

One of the three drawings to be done at the examination, the other two to be drawn without help at home.

Drawings should be made on sheets of paper not less than 10 in. by 7 in., and should be of good size and well placed on the paper.

1) Make in colours a pattern suitable for the decoration of a book cover, e.g. a Brownie Log Book.

2) Draw in water-colour from memory or from sight: a) A plant or flower and leaves; or b) A live animal.

3) Draw in water-colour, coloured pastels, crayon or pencil: 

a) An original picture of people working or playing; or

b) A picture from the Brownie's own imagination, illustrating one of the following: i) A nursery rhyme, ii) A fairy tale, or iii) Part of a poem.

(A large margin should be left, 1 in. at the top and sides, and 1 1/4 in. at the bottom where the title of the drawing should be written.)

4) Model in clay, wax or pyruma one of the following: a) An apple and two leaves, on a short stem.  b) A shell.  c) A bird.  d) An animal.  e) A bowl or other useful article.

(This to be done at home without help.)

1953 POR - Artist Badge


Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary.

1) Make an all-over pattern suitable for a book cover, using potato cut, lino cut, or any brush work pattern.

2) On a large sheet of grey sugar paper or cartridge paper, draw an imaginative picture, in crayon, charcoal or pencil, and then paint in powder colours, or colour with thick crayons.

3) Model in clay, or carve in salt, soap or wax, an animal or figure.

1957 POR - Artist Badge


1) Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary colours.

2) Make an all-over pattern suitable for a book cover, using potato cut, lino cut, or any brush work pattern.

3) On a large sheet of grey sugar paper or cartridge paper, draw an imaginative picture, in crayon, charcoal or pencil, and then paint in powder colours, or colour with thick crayons.

4) Model in clay, or carve in salt, soap or wax, an animal or figure.

1960 POR - Artist Badge


1) Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary colours.

2) Make an all-over pattern suitable for a book cover, using potato cut, lino cut, or any brush work pattern.

3) On a large sheet of grey sugar paper or cartridge paper, draw an imaginative picture, in crayon, charcoal or pencil, and then paint in powder colours, or colour with thick crayons.

4) Model in clay, or carve in salt, soap or wax, an animal or figure.

1961 (July) POR - Artist Badge


1) Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary colours.

2) Make an all-over pattern suitable for a book cover, using potato cut, lino cut, or any brush work pattern.

3) On a large sheet of grey sugar paper or cartridge paper, draw an imaginative picture, in crayon, charcoal or pencil, and then paint in powder colours, or colour with thick crayons.

4) Model in clay, or carve in salt, soap or wax, an animal or figure.


1964 (March) POR - Artist Badge


1) Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make secondary colours.

2) Make an all-over pattern suitable for a book cover, using potato cut, lino cut, or any brush work pattern.

3) On a large sheet of grey sugar paper or cartridge paper, draw an imaginative picture, in crayon, charcoal or pencil, and then paint in powder colours, or colour with thick crayons.

4) Model in clay, or carve in salt, soap or wax, an animal or figure.

1965 (July) POR - Artist Badge


1) Know the primary colours and how to mi them to make secondary colours.

2) Make an all-over design, suitable for a book cover, using potato cut, lino cut, leaf prints, or any other method of printing.

3) On a large sheet of paper, in any suitable medium, such as powder, tempera, poster colour, etc., paint or crayon an imaginative picture.

4) Make one of the following:

a) A carving in soap, salt, or chalk of an animal or figure.

b) A clay model of an animal or figure.

c) A decorative picture made from pieces of cloth, e.g. cotton, canvas, silk, wool, etc.

d) A puppet or mask.

1973 Brownie Handbook - Artist Badge


1) Know the primary colours, and how to mix them to make other colours.

2) Make an all-over design using some method of printing (potato cut print, home-made stick print) and use it as a book cover.

3) Make an imaginative picture on a large sheet of paper.  You can use crayon or paint (tempera, powder, or poster colour).

4) Make one of these:

a) An invitation for a Brownie event.

b) An illustrated prayer card for use in the Pack.

c) A book mark.

1980 Brownie Handbook - Artist Badge


1) Know the primary colours, and how to mix them to make other colours.

2) Using three of these colours make a pattern (which need not be a repeating one) by any method you like, e.g. potato cut, home-made stick print, coloured paper.  Suggest a suitable use for the design such as a book cover or printed scarf.

3) From your imagination make a picture using paint, crayon, ink, or other colouring material, but not felt-tipped pens.

4) Make two of the following:

a) An invitation for a Brownie event.

b) An illustrated prayer card for use in the Pack.

c) A book mark.

d) A greetings card.

e) A poster.

1983 Brownie Handbook - Artist Badge

1) Know the primary colours, and how to mix them to make other colours.
2) Using three colours make a pattern (which need not be a repeating one) by any method you like e.g. potato cut, home-made stick print, coloured paper.  Suggest a suitable use for the design such as a book cover or printed scarf.
3) From your imagination make a picture using paint, crayon, ink, or other colouring material, but not felt-tipped pens.
4) Make two of the following:
a) An invitation for a Brownie event.
b) An illustrated prayer card for use in the Pack.
c) A book-mark.
d) A greeings card.
e) A poster.
5) At the test draw or paint a picture on a subject agreed by you and the tester.

1987 Brownie Badge Book - Artist Badge


1) Know the primary colours, and how to mix them to make other colours.

2) Using three colours make a pattern (which need not be a repeating one) by any method you like, e.g. potato cut, home-made stick print, coloured paper.  Suggest a suitable use for the design such as a book cover or printed scarf.

3) From your own observation or imagination make a picture using paint, crayon, ink, or other colouring material, but not felt-tipped pens.

4) Make two of the following:

a) An invitation for a Brownie event.

b) An illustrated prayer card for use in the Pack.

c) A book mark.

d) A greetings card.

e) A poster.

5) At the test draw or paint a picture of a subject agreed by you and the tester.

1989 Brownie Badge Book - Artist Badge

1) Know the primary colours, and how to mix them to make other colours.
2) Using three colours make a pattern (which need not be a repeating one) by any method you like, e.g. potato cut, home-made stick print, coloured paper.  suggest a suitable use for the design such as a book cover or printed scarf.
3) From your own observation or imagination make a picture using paint, crayon, ink, or other colouring material, but not felt-tipped pens.
4) Make two of the following:
a) An invitation for a Brownie event.
b) An illustrated prayer card for use in the Pack.
c) A book mark.
d) A greetings card.
e) A poster.
5) At the test draw or paint a picture of a subject agreed by you and the tester.

1991 Brownie Badge Book - Artist Badge


1) Know the primary colours, and how to mix them to make other colours.

2) Use three colours to make a pattern.  The pattern need not be a repeating one and you can use any method you like to make it, for example potato cuts, homemade stick prints or coloured paper.  Suggest a suitable use for the pattern such as a book cover or a printed scarf.

3) From your own observation or imagination make a picture using paints, crayons, inks, or other colouring materials (but not felt-tiped pens).

4) Make two of the following:

a) an invitation for a Brownie event

b) an illustrated prayer card for use in the Pack

c) a book mark

d) a greetings card

e) a poster.

5) At the test, draw or paint a picture of a subject which you and the tester agree would be a good one.

1994 Brownie Badge Book - Artist Badge


1) Know the primary colours, and how to mix them to make other colours.

2) Use three colours to make a pattern.  The pattern need not be a repeating one and you can use any method you like to make it, for example potato cuts, homemade stick prints or coloured paper.  Suggest a suitable use for the pattern such as a book cover or a printed scarf.

3) From your own observation or imagination make a picture using paints, crayons, inks, or other colouring materials (but not felt-tipped pens).

4) Make two of the following:

a) an invitation for a Brownie event.

b) an illustrated prayer card for use in the Pack.

c) a book mark

d) a greetings card

e) a poster.

5) At the test, draw or paint a picture of a subject which you and the tester agree would be a good one.

1995 Brownie Badge Book - Artist Badge

1) Know the primary colours and how to mix them to make other colours.
2) Use three colours to make a pattern.  The pattern need not be a repeating one and you can use any method you like to make it, for example, potato cuts, home-made stick prints or coloured paper.  Suggest a suitable use for the pattern, such as a book cover or printed scarf.
3) From your own observation or imagination make a picture using paints, crayons, inks or other colouring materials.
4) Make two of the following:
* an invitation for a Brownie event
* an illustrated prayer card for use in the Pack
* a book mark
* a greetings card
* a poster.
5) At the test, draw or paint a picture of a subject agreed upon in advance by you and the tester.

2009 Brownie Badge Book - Artist Badge


1) Name the primary colours.  Know how to mix them to make other colours.

2) Use three colours to make  a pattern.  Use any method you like, for example potato cuts, home-made stick prints or coloured paper.  Suggest a suitable use for the pattern, such as wrapping paper or clothing.

3) Make two of the following:

* An invitation to celebrate a Brownie event.

* An illustrated poem, reading or prayer card.

* A picture using paints, crayons, inks or other colouring materials.

* A decorated bookmark.

* A greetings or thank-you card.

* A scented or textured picture.

* A piece of art designed on a computer.

4) Create a textured collage using materials like dried pasta, string and cloth.

5) At the test, draw or paint a picture of a subject you and the tester have agreed on before the test.

2013 Brownie Badge Book - Artist Badge

1) Name the primary colours.  Know how to mix them to make other colours.
2) 2) Use three colours to make a pattern.  Use any method you like, for example potato cuts, home-made stick prints or coloured paer.  Suggest a suitable sue for the pattern, such as wrapping paper or clothing.
3) make wo of the following:
* An invitation to celebrate a Brownie event.
* An illustrated poem, reading or prayer card.
* A picture using paints, crayons, inks or other colouring materials.
* A decorated bookmark.
* A greetings or thank-you card.
* A scented or textured picture.
* A piece of art designed on a computer.
4) Create a textured collage using materials like dried pasta, string and cloth.
5) At the test, draw or paint a picture of a subject you and the tester have agreed on before the test.
2016 Brownie Badge Book - Artist Badge

1) Name the primary colours.  Know how to mix them to make other colours.
2) 2) Use three colours to make a pattern.  Use any method you like, for example potato cuts, home-made stick prints or coloured paer.  Suggest a suitable sue for the pattern, such as wrapping paper or clothing.
3) make wo of the following:
* An invitation to celebrate a Brownie event.
* An illustrated poem, reading or prayer card.
* A picture using paints, crayons, inks or other colouring materials.
* A decorated bookmark.
* A greetings or thank-you card.
* A scented or textured picture.
* A piece of art designed on a computer.
4) Create a textured collage using materials like dried pasta, string and cloth.
5) At the test, draw or paint a picture of a subject you and the tester have agreed on before the test.

2019 (July) Badge Finder - Artist Badge


1. Name the primary colours. Know how to mix them to make other colours.

2. Use three colours to make a pattern. Use any method you like, for example potato cuts, home-made stick prints or coloured paper. Suggest a suitable use for the pattern, such as wrapping paper or clothing.

3. Make two of the following.

  • An invitation to celebrate a Brownie event.
  • An illustrated poem, reading or prayer card.
  • A picture using paints, crayons, inks or other colouring materials.
  • A decorated bookmark.
  • A greetings or thank-you card.
  • A scented or textured picture.
  • A piece of art designed on a computer.

4. Create a textured collage using materials like dried pasta, string and cloth.

5. At the test, draw or paint a picture of a subject you and the tester have agreed on
before the test.

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