Beginner Lens Studio
Getting started with Snapchat lenses and Lens studio? You've come to the right place! Here you can find a list of beginner level Lens Studio tutorials. You can follow them in sequence or pick and choose what you want to learn. You'll be publishing your first effects in no time!
Lens Studio is Snapchat's tool for creating lenses. It's super powerful and super flexible. While it's been designed to be easy to use, here's a quick overview of how the software is layed out.
There's no better way to learn lens making than by doing! Get started with Lens Studio by making your very first lens!
Color correction filters using LUTs (lookup tables) are super popular. Color corrections can be used to enhance the look and feel of a complex lens, or they can be used as standalone filters. LUTs are usually created using Photoshop or Lightroom, but for this tutorial we will be using the freely available Photopea.
Letting someone tap to change the background or a post effect is pretty common in lenses. Lens Studio does not have this feature built in, but we can set it up pretty easily with visual scripting.
Film grain is a popular feature of lenses, and fortunately it is easy to add to your own.
In this Lens Studio tutorial you will learn how easy it is to make objects rotate around the head using the built-in tween scripts - no custom coding required. All it takes is adding your objects and using the right settings on the tween scripts.
If you have not made some sort of twerking lens, can you still call yourself a lens creator? Not to worry, we will go over everything you need to know in this tutorial! All it takes is a 3D model, Mixamo, and a Lens Studio template.
Learn how to add a virtual background or green screen effect to your lenses using segmentation!
Learn how to easily add freckles to the user's face using the Face Mesh!
Learn how to add your username to a lens and make it disappear automatically!
Learn how to add a sharpening or HDR effect to your lenses!
Seen the dancing Shrek in the sky filter on Snapchat or TikTok? Learn how to create your own version!
In this Lens Studio tutorial you will learn how to create a reduced framerate filter to mimic old fashioned film cameras. You can easily add this effect to any lens and we will use the new visual scripting editor in Lens Studio.