Spark AR Creator Day Europe

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Thu, Jul 29, 6:00 PM (CEST)

About this event

Sign up now for the Spark AR Creator Day Europe and get inspired to design, build and publish augmented reality effects on Facebook and Instagram! Join an interactive, two-hour virtual workshop, where an expert creator will walk you through how to publish an immersive Spark AR effect and answer your questions. You'll have the opportunity to ideate, create and showcase your own effects on the Instagram platform.

Spark AR Creator Days are short, virtual workshops, led by AR experts designed to inspire and challenge creative professionals and AR enthusiasts how to design, build and publish AR effects using Facebook’s Spark AR platform.

As a participant, you’ll have access to individual and small group coaching, plus helpful resources to help move your own AR ideas from concept to completion. Space is limited, sign up today!


The Spark AR Workshop: Learn how to create funny and cute characters with your head (not just a face)!

Join Mikołaj Tobjasz, Augmented Reality Creator and the Community Founder of Spark AR Europe to learn how to design and publish a fun Spark AR effect! Get inspired by one of Mikolaj's most successful Spark AR Effects - the "Bighead Jetpack", selected by Lens List as one of the best effects worldwide in their popular Weekly Selection to create your own animated character! Mikolaj will show you how to create an animated 3D body with user's head and skin color in 3D or 2D environment and how to customize textures, reduce filesize, create loop animation and use models from AR Library! You'll get exposed to many examples of how you can use this technique for different types of effects to create fantastic AR experiences!

Pre-workshop Requirements

Please download the Project Assets Pack for the workshop before joining the virtual event.

Must Have

Facebook Account for Spark AR Login

Spark AR Studio – The software used to create effects for Facebook and Instagram

Spark AR Hub – This is where you will upload and publish your effect, view insights and track activity

Spark AR Player for Android and iOS - used to preview your effects in real-time through your phone

Optional

Sketchfab Account – Free and paid 3D assets that can be imported into Spark AR.

Adobe Account – You can animate characters with Mixamo

Graphic Design Software – It can be Photoshop, Gimp, Canva or any other software


Post-Workshop Showcase

Join the Spark AR Creator Days Facebook Group to share your new Instagram effects created during the workshop and get more feedback!


Workshop Agenda

  • Event kick-off and intros (15 min)
  • Guest Speaker AR Journey (15 min)
  • Spark AR Demo & Tutorial (30 min)
  • Design Jam Kick-off and Creator Pods in Breakout Rooms (40 min)
  • Publish Spark AR Effects and Showcase Your New Instagram Effect (20 min)


About Spark AR

Spark AR is the largest platform for mobile augmented reality. Over 400,000 creators from 190 countries use Facebook’s AR creation software, Spark AR Studio, to ideate, design and build AR experiences. And Spark AR Hub, to publish and track the performance of AR effects across the Facebook Family of Apps and devices.


Event Partner: Spark AR Europe

Spark AR Europe is a community of AR Creators with over 1.9K members, where people feel supported to create, share, and improve their Spark AR Effects.

To join the Spark AR Europe community, you can request an invite here

Speaker

  • Mikołaj Tobjasz

    Mikołaj Tobjasz

    Spark AR Europe

    AR Creator and Founder

    Augmented Reality Creator from Warsaw, Poland, specializing in Spark AR. Mikolaj develops engaging high-end AR effects for Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat. He created AR filters for brands like Coca-Cola, BBC, Palmolive, Mitsubishi and many more. The experience in the film industry as a Movie Trailer Editor and Marketing education helps him to engage users more efficiently as an AR Designer. Mi...

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