Intermediate Lens Studio
Have you mastered the basics? Itching to make something a little more advanced? You've come to the right place! Here you can find intermediate Lens Studio tutorials. They move past the basics and start to dabble in some of the more advanced concepts/ideas.
Lens Studio does a really good job of setting things up behind the scenes so that you can focus on your lens. However, some effects will require you to manually create and adjust cameras, layers, and render targets.
Learn how to combine two different segmentation textures into one unified mask.
If you have spent any time at all on Snapchat Spotlight, then you have seen the Screen Scanner Pro/Time Warp/Slit Scan lens in action. This seemingly advanced lens is actually super easy to make, you just need to make one small tweak.
Lens Studio does not have native 3D text, but we can still fake the effect with some pretty convincing results! Learn how to use the Text Texture resource and a little scripting to create this effect!
In this tutorial we'll go over how to control an object's rotation using facial expressions. We'll use the face expressions API to get an expression weight (e.g. how open someone's mouth is) and then drive the rotation of a separate object (e.g. the rotation of a jaw bone).
Learn how to create your very own reusable and configurable tritone material in Lens Studio! Use it to convert any lens to only three colors.
Learn how to overlay yourself as a stencil in Lens Studio! This is a nice artistic look that does well when used in lenses.
Learn how easy it is to create a SnapML powered style transfer lens for Snapchat!
Create your very own "Potato Boss" style lens using Lens Studio! Move beyond rigid 3D objects and learn how to add a little more motion and life to your creations!
Learn about using texture projection to project the face texture onto the head mesh!
It's not too hard to add a blurry background to your Snapchat lenses for that portrait effect. But let's take it to the next level and make it adjustable!
The material editor in Lens Studio is super powerful, but it is separate from the scripting system. In this tutorial we'll go over how to bridge the two and use a script to change material parameters.
Learn how to change the opacity of any image or color correction or material with a slider as we build a completely reusable script in Lens Studio!