Printed from the Merit Badge Center, Philippines -


  1. Show how to mix pigments in order to produce paints in shades and tints in colors.

  2. Demonstrate how to add positive colors to white lead or white zinc.

  3. Understand the mixing of oils, turpentine, etc., to the proper consistency.

  4. Paint a wall or surface evenly and without laps.

  5. Know how and when to use putty on nail holes and uneven surfaces.

  6. Present for inspection a panel covered with three (3) coats of paint, and containing a border of molding - the body to be painted in one color, and the molding in another.


Color - Additive -
Color - Subtractive -