Let's get started!

Making augmented reality filters is a ton of fun, but it can be daunting when you are starting out or trying something new. I've been there, so that's why I created AR Bootcamp to help you succeed! You can head on over to our learning pages to get started with tutorials for Lens Studio and Spark AR, or you can scroll down to view various tutorials we've compiled from across the web.

Start Learning

General

Finding grain textures

So you want to add grain to your filter but don't know where to find some? We've got you covered.

Getting started in 3D for AR

You can get started in AR without any experience with 3D design. However, 3D objects and effects can take your AR experiences to the next level. Here are a few tips and resources to help get you started!

What software do I need for creating augmented reality?

You don't need much to get started in augmented reality, but there are some things you won't be able to do without the help of external software. Here are my recommendations.

Instagram - Spark AR

Color effects with LUTs in Spark AR Studio

Instagram lets you add filters when you post, but what about for AR effects? Learn how to create your own color effects using LUTs in Spark AR!

Helpful resources for Spark AR Studio

Time crunch? Not sure how to do something? Check out these awesome Spark AR resources to help jumpstart your next project!

Snapchat - Lens Studio

Color effects with LUTs in Lens Studio

Want to make your own color correction Snapchat lens? You're in luck because Lens Studio makes it easy with LUTs!

Freckles in Lens Studio

Want to add freckles to your Snapchat lenses/filters? Fortunately there are several different ways you can do this using Lens Studio.

Grain in Lens Studio

A lot of popular lenses have some sort of grain added to them. Want to add it to your lenses? Come find out!

Helpful resources for Lens Studio

Stand on the shoulders of giants with these helpful resources for Lens Studio. Come learn where to find awesome scripts and templates created by the Lens Studio community.

Kira Kira/Bling effect in Lens Studio

It goes by many names - Kira Kira, bling, glitter, sparkle - and it took Snapchat by storm. But how do you make this effect? Let's find out!