Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1909 (November) Scout "Headquarters Gazette" - Artist Badge
"Draw, oils or water colours, from nature; or model in clay; or carve in wood or repousse metal."
1912 Handbook - Artist

Draw or paint in oils or watercolours from nature, or model in clay, or carve in wood or repousse metal.

1918 POR - Artist Badge


Must at examination do a memory drawing and sketch a visible object.

Show specimen of some work done at home, which may include modelling in clay, wood carving, designing leatherwork, &c.

1919 POR - Artist Badge


Must draw subjects at examination: 

a) From memory, stating on the drawing when and where the Guide saw the object drawn.

b) Some visible object.

c) From imagination.

Also ONE of the following alternatives: 

Design a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.

Or Do a drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide Company.

Or Model in clay, plasticene or wax a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed.

Or Model a human figure or animal.

(Originality and effort should count as high as actual skilful drawing.)

1920 (March) Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 1st edition - Artist Badge

Must draw subjects at examination:
a) From memory, stating on the drawing when and where she saw subject drawn.
b) Some visible object.
c) From imagination.
Also one of the following alternatives:
Design a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving; or
Do a drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide Company; or
Model in clay, plasticine or wax a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed; or
Model a human figure or animal.
(Originality and effort should count as high as actual skillful drawing.)

1921 POR - Artist Badge


Must draw subjects at Examination:

a) from memory, stating on the drawing when and where the Guide saw the object drawn.

b) some visible object (e.g. landscape, figure, still-life, etc.)

c) from imagination.

Also ONE of the following alternatives: 

Design a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.

Or do a drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide Company.

Or do a plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in".  (cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration.)

Or model in clay, plasticine or was a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed.

Or model a human figure or animal.

(Originality and effort should count as high as actual skillful drawing.)

1924 POR - Artist Badge


Must draw subjects at Examination:

a) from memory, stating on the drawing when and where the Guide saw the object drawn.

b) some visible object (e.g. landscape, figure, still-life, etc.)

c) from imagination.

Also ONE of the following alternatives: 

Design a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.

Or do a drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide Company.

Or do a plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in".  (cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration.)

Or model in clay, plasticine or was a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed.

Or model a human figure or animal.

(Originality and effort should count as high as actual skillful drawing.)

1925 Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 8th edition - Artist Badge


Must draw one of the following at Examination, bringing the other two drawings for criticism.

a) Memory drawing, stating on the drawing when and where the Guide saw the subject drawn.

b) Some visible object (e.g. landscape, figure, still life, etc.)

c) An imaginative drawing.

Also one of the following alternatives:

Design a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.

Or Do a drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting aa scene from the history of the Guide Company, 

Or Model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed; 

Or Model a human figure or animal.  (Originality and effort count as high as actual skillful drawing).

Or Do a plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in".  (cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration.)

Or Design a poster or village sign.

1927 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 10th edition - Artist Badge

Must draw one of the following at Examination, bringing the other two drawings for criticism.
a) Memory drawing, stating on the drawing when and where the Guide saw the subject drawn.
b) Some visible object (e.g., landscape, figure, still life, etc.)
c) An imaginative drawing.
Also one of the following alternatives: 
Design a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.
Or Do a drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company;
Or Model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed;
Or Model a human figure or animal.  (Originality and effort count as high as actual skillful drawing.)
Or Do a plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in".  (Cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration.)
Or Design a poster or a village sign.
1929 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges 12th edition - Artist Badge

a) A Guide will be expected to draw in pencil at the examination an object or objects provided by the examiner.
b) A certain time at the examination to be occupied by drawing from memory, the subject to be chosen by the Guide.
c) A Guide should bring to the examination either an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or a still life drawing, etc.
Also bring one of the following to the examination:
A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.
Or A drawing in pencil or black and white depicting a scene from the history of the Guide Company;
Or A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed; 
Or A model of a human figure or animal.  (Originality and effort count as high as actual skillful drawing.)
Or A plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in."  (Cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration.)
Or A design for a poster or village sign.

1930 POR - Artist Badge


a) A Guide will be expected to draw in pencil at the examination an object or objects provided by the examiner.

b) A certain time at the examination to be occupied by drawing from memory, the subject to be chosen by the Guide.

c) A Guide should bring to the examination either an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or a still life drawing, etc.

Also bring one of the following to the examination:

A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramic, metal-work or wood-carving.

Or A drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company,

Or A plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in".  (Cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration).

Or A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed.

Or A model of a human figure or animal.

(Originality and effort should count as high as actual skillful drawing).

Or A design of a poster or village sign.

1931 POR - Artist Badge


a) A Guide will be expected to draw in pencil at the examination an object or objects provided by the examiner.

b) A certain time at the examination to be occupied by drawing from memory, the subject to be chosen by the Guide.

c) A Guide should bring to the examination either an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or a still life drawing, etc.

Also bring one of the following to the examination:

A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramic, metal-work or wood-carving.

Or A drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company,

Or A plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in".  (Cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration).

Or A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed.

Or A model of a human figure or animal.

(Originality and effort should count as high as actual skillful drawing).

Or A design of a poster or village sign.

1932 POR - Artist Badge


a) A Guide will be expected to draw in pencil at the examination an object or objects provided by the examiner.

b) A certain time at the examination to be occupied by drawing from memory, the subject to be chosen by the Guide.

c) She should bring to the examination either an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or a still life drawing, etc.

Also bring one of the following to the examination:

A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.

Or A drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company,

Or A plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in".  (Cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration).

Or A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed.

Or A model of a human figure or animal.

(Originality and effort should count as high as actual skillful drawing).

Or A design of a poster or village sign.

1933 Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 15th Edition - Artist Badge

a) A Guide will be expected to draw in pencil at the examination an object or objects provided by the examiner.
b) A certain time at the examination to be occupied by drawing from memory, the subject to be chosen by the Guide.
c) A Guide should bring to the examination either an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or a still life drawing, etc.
Also bring one of the following to the examination:
A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wallpaper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.
Or A drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide Company;
Or A plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in." (Cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration.)
Or A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave dee.;
Or A model of a human figure or animal. (Originality and effort should count as high as actual skillful drawing).
Or A design for a poster or village sign.

1935 POR - Artist Badge


a) A Guide will be expected to draw in pencil at the examination an object or objects provided by the examiner.

b) A certain time at the examination to be occupied by drawing from memory, the subject to be chosen by the examiner.

c) She should bring to the examination either an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or a still life drawing, etc.

Also bring one of the following to the examination:

A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramic, metal-work or wood-carving.

Or A drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company,

Or A plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in".  (Cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration).

Or A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed.

Or A model of a human figure or animal.

(Originality and effort should count as high as actual skillful drawing).

Or A design of a poster or village sign.

1938 POR - Artist Badge


a) A Guide will be expected to draw in pencil at the examination an object or objects provided by the examiner.

b) A certain time at the test to be occupied by drawing from memory, the subject to be chosen by the tester.

c) She should bring to the examination either an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or a still life drawing, etc.  (This to be in colour).

Also bring one of the following to the test:

A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.

Or A drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company,

Or A plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in".  (Cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration).

Or A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed.

Or A model of a human figure or animal.

(Originality and effort should count as high as actual skillful drawing).

Or A design of a poster or village sign, in colour.

1939 POR - Artist Badge


1. a) A Guide will be expected to draw in pencil at the test an object or objects provided by the examiner.

b) A certain time at the test to be occupied by drawing from memory, the subject to be chosen by the tester.

c) She should bring to the examination either an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or a still life drawing, etc.  (This to be in colour).

2. Also bring one of the following to the test:

a) A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.

Or b) A drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company,

Or c) A plate in enamel painting, or a plate "filled in".  (Cleanliness of hands and utensils, and the choice of brushes, palette-knife, etc., will be taken into consideration).

Or d) A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed.

Or e) A model of a human figure or animal.

(Originality and effort should count as high as actual skillful drawing).

Or f) A design of a poster or village sign, in colour.

1943 POR - Artist Badge


1) Draw in pencil at the test an object or objects provided by the tester.

2) Draw from memory an object to be selected by the tester.

3) Bring to the test either an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or a still life drawing, etc.  (This to be in colour.)

4) Bring one of the following to the test:

a) A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wall-paper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving.  Or

b) A drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company.  Or

c) A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed.  Or

d) A model of a human figure or animal.(Originality and effort should be considered as important as technical skill.) Or

e) A design for a poster or village sign, in colour.

1947 POR - Artist Badge


1) Draw in pencil at the test an object or objects provided by the tester.

2) Draw from memory an object to be selected by the tester.

3) Bring to the test a picture she has drawn of any subject, such as an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or still life.

4) Bring one of the following to the test:

a) A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wallpaper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or wood-carving; or

b) A drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company, or

c) A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed, or

d) A model of a human figure or animal.  (Originality and effort should be considered as important as technical skill.)  or

e) A design for a poster or village sign, in colour.

1950 POR - Artist Badge


1) Draw in pencil at the test an object or objects provided by the tester.

2) Draw from memory an object to be selected by the tester.

3) Bring to the test a picture she has drawn of any subject, such as an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, or still life.

4) Bring one of the following to the test: 

a) A design of a simple pattern suitable for a wallpaper, carpet, embroidery, ceramics, metal-work or woodcarving; or

b) A drawing in pencil or black and white, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company; or

c) A model in clay, plasticine or wax, a bas-relief commemorating a brave deed; or

d) A model of a human figure or animal.  (Originality and effort should be considered as important as technical skill); or

e) A design for a poster or village sign, in colour.

1953 POR - Artist Badge


Drawings should be made on sheets of paper not less than ten inches by seven inches and should be of good size and well placed on the paper.

1) Draw in charcoal, pastel or soft pencil, an object provided by the tester, add any other objects and a background, to make a pleasing composition.

2) Make an illustration of a subject selected by the tester.

3) Bring to the test either an imaginative drawing, a landscape, a figure drawing, a still life drawing or a plant drawing (this to be in colour).

4) Bring one of the following to the test: 

a) A design of a simple pattern suitable for wall-paper, embroidery or curtain material, indicating method of repetition; or

b) A drawing in pen and ink, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company; or

c) A model in clay, plasticine, plaster-of-paris, or wax of a human figure or animal; or

d) A design for a poster, village sign or book-cover, in colour; or

e) A notice for a Guide event written in pen and ink; or

f) An object whittled from natural wood.

1957 POR - Artist Badge


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

1) Draw in charcoal, pastel or soft pencil, an object provided by the tester, add other objects and a background, to make a pleasing composition.

2) Make an illustration of a subject selected by the tester.

3) Bring one of the following, to be drawn in colour: a) an imaginative drawing, b) a landscape, c) a figure drawing, d) a still life drawing e) a plant drawing.

4) Bring one of the following: 

a) A design of a simple pattern suitable for wall-paper, embroidery or curtain material, indicating method of repetition.

b) A drawing in pen and ink, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company.

c) A model in clay, plasticine, plaster-of-paris, or wax of a human figure or animal.

d) A design for a poster, village sign or book-cover, in colour.

e) A notice for a Guide event written in pen and ink.

f) An object whittled from natural wood.

1960 POR - Artist Badge


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

1) Draw in charcoal, pastel or soft pencil, an object provided by the tester, add other objects and a background, to make a pleasing composition.

2) Make an illustration of a subject selected by the tester.

3) Bring one of the following, to be drawn in colour: a) an imaginative drawing, b) a landscape, c) a figure drawing, d) a still life drawing e) a plant drawing.

4) Bring one of the following: 

a) A design of a simple pattern suitable for wall-paper, embroidery or curtain material, indicating method of repetition.

b) A drawing in pen and ink, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company.

c) A model in clay, plasticine, plaster-of-paris, or wax of a human figure or animal.

d) A design for a poster, village sign or book-cover, in colour.

e) A notice written in pen and ink for a Guide event.

f) An object whittled from natural wood.

1961 (July) POR - Artist Badge


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

1) Draw in charcoal, pastel or soft pencil, an object provided by the tester, add other objects and a background, to make a pleasing composition.

2) Make an illustration of a subject selected by the tester.

3) Bring one of the following, to be drawn in colour: a) an imaginative drawing, b) a landscape, c) a figure drawing, d) a still life drawing e) a plant drawing.

4) Bring one of the following: 

a) A design of a simple pattern suitable for wall-paper, embroidery or curtain material, indicating method of repetition.

b) A drawing in pen and ink, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company.

c) A model in clay, plasticine, or wax of a human figure or animal.

d) A coloured design for a poster, village sign or book-cover.

e) A notice written in pen and ink for a Guide event.

f) An object whittled from natural wood.

1964 (March) POR - Artist Badge


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

1) Draw in charcoal, pastel or soft pencil, an object provided by the tester, add other objects and a background, to make a pleasing composition.

2) Make an illustration of a subject selected by the tester.

3) Bring one of the following, to be drawn in colour: a) an imaginative drawing, b) a landscape, c) a figure drawing, d) a still life drawing e) a plant drawing.

4) Bring one of the following: 

a) A design of a simple pattern suitable for wall-paper, embroidery or curtain material, indicating method of repetition.

b) A drawing in pen and ink, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company.

c) A model in clay, plasticine, or wax of a human figure or animal.

d) A coloured design for a poster, village sign or book-cover.

e) A notice written in pen and ink for a Guide event.

f) An object whittled from natural wood.

1965 (July) POR - Artist Badge


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

1) Draw in charcoal, pastel or soft pencil, an object provided by the tester, add other objects and a background, to make a pleasing composition.

2) Make an illustration of a subject selected by the tester.

3) Bring one of the following, to be drawn in colour: a) an imaginative drawing, b) a landscape, c) a figure drawing, d) a still life drawing e) a plant drawing.

4) Bring one of the following: 

a) A design of a simple pattern suitable for wall-paper, embroidery or curtain material, indicating method of repetition.

b) A drawing in pen and ink, depicting a scene from the history of the Guide company.

c) A model in clay, plasticine, or wax of a human figure or animal.

d) A coloured design for a poster, village sign or book-cover.

e) A notice written in pen and ink for a Guide event.

f) An object whittled from natural wood.

1968 Guide Handbook - Artist Badge


1) Bring to the test examples of your work in more than one medium, showing at least three different subjects, e.g. landscape, portrait, figures, still life, abstract, flowers.  Dimensions of the art work are to be not less than 11 inches by 7 1/2 inches.  Copies of other people's work are not acceptable.

2) Bring to the test one of the following:

a) A design for a poster.

b) A notice for a Guide event.

c) A design for a greetings card.

d) A pen drawing depicting a scene from the history of the Guide Movement or your own Company.

e) A repeat pattern.  This may be in black and white or one colour and white, or in several colours, and may be in the form of shapes or a lino-cut or a potato-print.

f) A detailed drawing in pencil or pen and ink, of different parts of plants or flowers.

3) At the test make an illustration, not less than 11 inches by 15 inches in size, on one of your subjects to be chosen by the tester after seeing the work submitted under clauses 1 and 2.  This may be in water-colour, tempera or poster-colour paint, crayon, pastel, chalk, ink, collage, or charcoal, the medium to be chosen and provided by you.

1973 Guide Handbook - Artist Badge


1) Bring to the test examples of your work, in more than one medium, showing at least three different subjects, e.g. landscape, portrait, figures, still life, abstract, flowers.  Dimensions of the art work are to be not less than 28 cm by 19 cm.  Copies of other people's work are not acceptable.

2) Bring to the test one of the following:

a) A design for a poster.

b) A notice for a Guide event.

c) A design for a greetings card.

d) A pen drawing depicting a scene from the history of the Guide Movement or your own Company.

e) A repeat pattern.  This may be in black and white or one colour and white, or in several colours, and may be in the form of shapes or a lino-cut or a potato-print.

f) A detailed drawing in pencil or pen and ink, of different parts of plants or flowers.

3) At the test make an illustration, not less than 20 cm by 28 cm in size, on one of your subjects to be chosen by the tester after seeing the work submitted under clauses 1 and 2.  This may be in water-colour, tempera or poster-colour paint, crayon, pastel, chalk, ink, collage, or charcoal, the medium to be chosen and provided by you.

1978 Guide Handbook - Artist Badge


1) Bring to the test examples of your work, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size, in three different media, showing three different subjects, e.g. landscape, portrait, figures, still life, abstract.  You must not submit copies of other people's work.

2) Bring to the test one of the following:

a) A detailed drawing, in pencil or pen and ink or charcoal, of different parts of plants or flowers.

b) Experiments in textural patterns, using rubbings, string prints, waste-card prints, glass prints, etc.

c) A decorative panel, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size using materials such as coloured papers, kitchen foil, rope, string, fabric, bark, feathers, wool.

3) At the test make an illustration, at least 22 cm - 18 cm in size, on one of your subjects to be chosen by the tester after seeing the work submitted under clauses 1 and 2.  This may be in water-colour, tempera or poster-colour paint, crayon, pastel, chalk, ink, collage, or charcoal, the medium to be chosen and provided by you.

4) Tell the tester of one occasion during the last 12 months when you used your artistic talent to contribute to your Patrol or Company programme.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Artist Badge


1) Bring to the test examples of your work, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size, in three different media, showing three different subjects, e.g. landscape, portrait, figures, still life, abstract.  At least one of these must show the use of colour.  You must not submit copies of other people's work.

2) Bring to the test one of the following:

a) A detailed drawing, in pencil or pen and ink or charcoal, of different parts of plants or flowers.

b) Experiments in textural patterns, using rubbings, string prints, waste-card prints, glass prints, etc.

c) A decorative panel, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size using materials such as coloured papers, kitchen foil, rope, string, fabric, bark, feathers, wool.

3) At the test make an illustration, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size, on one of your subjects to be chosen by the tester after seeing the work submitted under clauses 1 and 2.  This may be in water-colour, tempera or poster-colour paint, crayon, pastel, chalk, ink, collage, or charcoal, the medium to be chosen and provided by you.

4) Tell the tester of one occasion during the last 12 months when you used your artistic talent to contribute to your Patrol or Company programme.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Artist Badge


1) Bring to the test examples of your work, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size, in three different media, showing three different subjects, e.g. landscape, portrait, figures, still life, abstract.  At least one of these must show the use of colour.  You must not submit copies of other people's work.

2) Bring to the test one of the following:

a) A detailed drawing, in pencil or pen and ink or charcoal, of different parts of plants or flowers.

b) Experiments in textural patterns, using rubbings, string prints, waste-card prints, glass prints, etc.

c) A decorative panel, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size, using materials such as coloured papers, kitchen foil, rope, string, fabric, bark, feathers, wool.

3) At the test make an illustration, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size, on one of your subjects to be chosen by the tester after seeing the work submitted under clauses 1 and 2.  This may be in water-colour, tempera or poster-colour paint, crayon, pastel, chalk, ink, collage, or charcoal, the medium to be chosen and provided by you.

4) Tell the tester of one occasion during the last 12 months when you used your artistic talent to contribute to your Patrol or Company programme.

1987 Guide Badge Book Amendments - Artist Badge


1) Bring to the test examples of your work, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size, in three different media, showing three different subjects, e.g. landscape, portrait, figures, still life, abstract.  At least one of these must show the use of colour.  You must not submit copies of other people's work.

2) Bring to the test one of the following:

a) A detailed drawing, in pencil or pen and ink or charcoal, of different parts of plants or flowers.

b) Experiments in textural patterns, using rubbings, string prints, waste-card prints, glass prints, etc.

c) A decorative panel, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size using materials such as coloured papers, kitchen foil, rope, string, fabric, bark, feathers, wool.

3) At the test make an illustration, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size from your observation of a figure, still life or landscape in front of you.  The subject will be chosen by the tester after seeing the work submitted under clauses 1 and 2.  This may be in water-colour, tempera or poster-colour paint, crayon, pastel, chalk, ink, collage, or charcoal, the medium to be chosen and provided by you.

4) Tell the tester of one occasion during the last 12 months when you used your artistic talent to contribute to your Patrol or Company programme.

1989 Guide Badge Book Amendments - Artist Badge


1) Bring to the test examples of your work, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size, in three different media, showing three different subjects, e.g. landscape, portrait, figures, still life, abstract.  At least one of these must show the use of colour.  (You must not submit copies of other people's work).

2) Bring to the test one of the following:

a) A detailed drawing, in pencil or pen and ink or charcoal, of different parts of plants or flowers.

b) Experiments in textural patterns, using rubbings, string prints, waste-card prints, glass prints, etc.

c) A decorative panel, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size using materials such as coloured papers, kitchen foil, rope, string, fabric, bark, feathers, wool.

3) At the test make an illustration, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size from your observation of a figure, still life or landscape in front of you.  The subject will be chosen by the tester after seeing the work submitted under clauses 1 and 2.  This may be in water-colour, tempera or poster-colour paint, crayon, pastel, chalk, ink, collage, or charcoal, the medium to be chosen and provided by you.

4) Tell the tester of one occasion during the last 12 months when you used your artistic talent to contribute to your Patrol or Company programme.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Artist Badge

1) Bring examples of your work to the test.  These should be at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size, in three different media and showing three different subjects such as landscape, portrait, figures, still-life, abstract.  At least one of your pieces must show the use of colour.  (Do not submit copies of other people's work).
2) Bring to the test one of the following:
a) a detailed drawing, in pencil, pen, ink or charcoal, of different parts of plants or flowers.
b) experiments in textual patterns.  You could use rubbings, string prints, waste-card prints, glass prints, etc.
c) a decorative panel, at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size, using materials such as coloured papers, kitchen foil, rope, string, fabric, bark, feathers, wool.
3) At the test observe and illustrate a figure, still life or landscape in front of you.  The tester will chose the subject after she has seen the work you submitted for clauses 1 and 2.  You will have to choose and provide your own medium (perhaps water colours, tempera, poster paint, crayons, pastels, chalk, ink, collage or charcoal) and produce a piece of artwork at least 22 cm x 18 cm in size.
4) Tell the tester of one occasion during the last 12 months when you used your artistic talent to contribute to your Patrol or Company programme.
1995 Guide Badge Book - Artist Badge

1) Bring examples of your work to the test.  They should be at least 22cmx18cm in size, in three different media and showing three different subjects such as landscape, portrait, figures, still life, abstract.  At least one of your pieces must show the use of colour.
2) Bring to the test one of the following:
a) a detailed drawing, in pencil, pen, ink or charcoal, of different parts of palnts or flowers.
b) experiments in textural patterns.  You could use rubbings, string prints, waste-card prints, glass prints, etc.
c) a decorative panel, at least 22cm x 18cm in size, using materials such as coloured papers, kitchen foil, rope, string, fabric, bark, feathers, wool.
3) At the tester observe and illustrate a figure, still life or landscape in front of you.  The tester will choose the subject after she/he has seen the work you submitted for clauses 1 and 2.  You will have to choose and provide your own medium (perhaps water colours, tempera, poster paint, crayons, pastels, chalk, ink, collage or charcoal) and produce a piece of artwork at least 22cm x 18cm in size.
4) Tell the tester of one occasion during the last 12 months when you used your artistic talent to contribute to your Patrol or Company programme.
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