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:3. Find out about career opportunities in sculpture. 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.
:3. Find out about career opportunities in sculpture. 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.
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''Source: '''Sculpture''' Merit Badge Pamphlet (33322B) © 2007''
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[http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges.aspx Per the BSA:] ''You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject.'' Merit badge pamplets are available at your local [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/storeloc.aspx Scout Shop] or online at [http://www.scoutstuff.org/ ScoutStuff.org].
[http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges.aspx Per the BSA:] ''You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject.'' Merit badge pamplets are available at your local [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/storeloc.aspx Scout Shop] or online at [http://www.scoutstuff.org/ ScoutStuff.org].
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*2b: [http://www.victorialarsen.com/Decorating%20Projects/Pages/mold_plaster_how_to_cast_a_mold.htm It's So Easy to Cast Plaster!] How to make a plaster cast of almost anything.
*2b: [http://www.victorialarsen.com/Decorating%20Projects/Pages/mold_plaster_how_to_cast_a_mold.htm It's So Easy to Cast Plaster!] How to make a plaster cast of almost anything.
*3: [http://www.sculpture.org/documents/scmag05/april_05/webspecs/grant.shtml Careers for Sculptors] From Sculpture.org.
*3: [http://www.sculpture.org/documents/scmag05/april_05/webspecs/grant.shtml Careers for Sculptors] From Sculpture.org.
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Revision as of 06:39, March 26, 2008

Sculpture merit badge
Status: Elective
Created: 1911
Discontinued: no
BSA Advancement ID: 101
Requirements revision: 2007 (not effective until 2008)
Latest pamphlet revision: 2002

Contents

Merit badge requirements

1. Explain to your counselor the precautions that must be followed for the safe use and operation of a sculptor's tools, equipment, and other materials.
2. Do TWO of the following:
a. Model in clay a life-sized human head. Then sculpt in modeling clay (such as Plastine or Sculpey) or carve/rasp in wood or soft stone a small-scale model of an animal or person. Explain to your counselor the method and tools you used to sculpt the figure.
b. Make a plaster mold of a fruit or vegetable. In this mold make a copy of the fruit or vegetable. Explain to your counselor the method and tools you used to make the copy.
c. With your parent's permission and your counselor's approval, visit a museum, art exhibit, art gallery, artists' co-op, or artist's studio. After your visit, share with your counselor what you have learned. Discuss the importance of visual arts and how it strengthens social tolerance and helps stimulate cultural, intellectual, and personal development.
3. Find out about career opportunities in sculpture. 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.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2014 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 619576)

Notes

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Sculpture is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
Or click here to print just the Sculpture requirements.
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Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.

Per the BSA: You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject. Merit badge pamplets are available at your local Scout Shop or online at ScoutStuff.org.

Help with these requirements

2a. Enough clay for a life-sized head is very expensive. Instead, we had them sculpt at a local clay shop, took photos of their heads, and did not need to purchase the clay (only the studio time).

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