Art Explosion is one of the Webelos/Arrow of Light elective adventures. For the Art Explosion adventure, Webelos learn about all types of art – drawing, painting, sculpture, origami, digital art, graphic design, photography, comics, and more.
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Art Explosion
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Complete requirements 1–3. Requirement 4 is optional.
1. Visit an art museum, gallery, or exhibit. Discuss with an adult the art you saw. What did you like?
2. Create two self-portraits using two different techniques, such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and computer illustration.
3. Do two of the following:
3a. Draw or paint an original picture outdoors, using the art materials of your choice.
3b. Use clay to sculpt a simple form.
3c. Create an object using clay that can be fired, baked in the oven, or air-dried
3d. Create a freestanding sculpture or mobile using wood, metal, papier-mâché, or found or recycled objects
3e. Make a display of origami or kirigami projects.
3f. Use a computer illustration or painting program to create a work of art
3g. Create an original logo or design. Transfer the design onto a T-shirt, hat, or other object.
3h. Using a camera or other electronic device, take at least 10 photos of your family, a pet, or scenery. Use photo-editing software to crop, lighten or darken, and change some of the photos
3i. Create a comic strip with original characters. Include at least four panels to tell a story centered on one of the points of the Scout Law. Characters can be hand-drawn or computer-generated.
4. Choose one of the following methods to show your artwork:
4a. Create a hard-copy or digital portfolio of your projects. Share it with your family and members of your den or pack.
4b. Display your artwork in a pack, school, or community art show.
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