audition requirements

We understand that this may be intimidating. 

Please know that everyone has unique talents and skills and an equal chance

Your attitude will determine a lot of your success.  

We do not expect anyone to have architectural design experience prior to this introductory class.

Look at the Admissions Page for all date requirements.

COMPLETE THE FAC ARCHITECTURE PRE-SCREEN FORM BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 03!

applications are NOW CLOSED For 2023 - 2024 School year

INTRODUCTORY SLIDE SHOW:

Slides for Audition Page 2022-23

Expectation of honesty:

The responses here are expected to be wholly your own. You should receive no assistance of any kind. This includes but is not limited to: anyone else prompting you with questions, phrases, hints, or providing any grammar, spelling, or editing assistance. Drawings should also be wholly your own.

Do not seek outside sources [like the internet] of any kind.

DO THIS TASK COMPLETELY INDEPENDENTLY.

Do not share your responses with anyone.

ARCHITECTURE and VISUAL ARTS are DIFFERENT PROGRAMS and have

DIFFERENT pre-screen processes.

After completing the FAC application in Backpack, please complete and submit the FAC Architecture Pre-screen Form which includes both drawing and written portions of the pre-screen process.

FAC Architecture Pre-screen Form LINK

Google Slide Template LINK (access has been updated!)

DRAWING PORTION:

WRITTEN PORTION:

Google Slides are to be uploaded in the FAC Architecture Pre-screen form [linked above on this page].

Watch this video showing how to photograph the sketches. [Created by and starring RStockham - Former Instructor for Architecture Foundations 1H]

To be completed in the FAC Architecture Pre-screen form [linked above on this page]. This is a list of definitions with examples for your reference: Vocabulary List: Principles and Elements of Design

Prepare 4 sketches:

Sketch from real life on 8 ½ x 11 plain white copy paper with a regular #2 pencil the following:

Follow instructions carefully:

Sketch from real life, not photographs or memory.

Spend no less than 5 and no more than 15 minutes on each sketch.

These are not intended to be finished works of art.  DO NOT ERASE ANYTHING.

FILL THE PAGE. Scale the objects up or down to fit the page. Think about the composition of the page.

Put things under a light to help generate shadows and accentuate the shape of the objects.

Do not worry about text or graphic patterns on the objects. Simply pay attention to shapes, proportions, and perspective.

Photograph or scan the sketches.

Open the Google Slide template [linked above on this page], make a copy, and save it as First name Last name [same one as on application].

Upload images of sketches into the appropriate slide, fill in the blanks, and be sure to include a brief reflection.

Vocabulary List:

1 Principles and Elements.pdf