TWRL Milk Tea x Meta Prosper Workshop

Meta Product Events

May 2, 2023, 11:00 PM – May 3, 2023, 12:30 AM

About this event

Twrl Milk Tea is an AAPI women-led small business that creates an artisanal plant-based milk tea and boba toppings. In collaboration with Meta Prosper and Meta Spark, Twrl Milk Tea is launching an Instagram effect in celebration of their new Ube Milk Tea flavor launch and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. This effect uses designs by Ruth Chan, an illustrator and author, to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit and the new Ube Milk Tea flavor.

Meta Spark Creator Days are short, virtual workshops led by AR experts designed to inspire and teach creative professionals and AR enthusiasts how to design, build and publish AR effects using Meta Spark AR. This workshop will show the creation process behind the effect! 

What You’ll Learn:

We are going to create a This or That’ type effect that will generate a 4 different types of Tea Drinkers based on the choices the user makes.

  • How to prepare assets for a quiz type effect
  • How to scale objects via head rotation
  • How to cycle through an animation sequence
  • How to select a specific outcome depending on a combination of choices selected

Pre-Workshop Requirements

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

What You’ll Need

To fully participate in this workshop, here are the tools you'll need:

About Meta Spark

Meta Spark is the largest platform for mobile augmented reality. Over 600,000 creators from 190 countries use Meta’s AR creation software, Meta Spark Studio, to ideate, design and build AR experiences. And Meta Spark Hub, to publish and track the performance of AR effects across the Meta Family of Apps and devices.

About Meta Prosper

Meta Prosper is Meta’s Asian Pacific Islander community support program, dedicated to driving visibility for diverse API voices, building economic opportunity, and creating social equity for the API community. Meta Prosper provides in-language training content, workshops, year round events and advocacy to support and amplify API small businesses, creators and nonprofits. Follow Meta Prosper on Instagram and Facebook, and visit our website for training, news and updates

About Twrl Milk Tea

At Twrl Milk Tea, we’ve crafted the world’s first plant-based milk tea and boba toppings inspired by our Chinese and Taiwanese American heritage that is refreshingly delicious, better-for-you, and better for the planet.

Award-winning Twrl Milk Tea is founded by long-time friends Pauline Ang and Olivia Chen. As moms and daughters of immigrants, they are passionate about producing the most refreshingly delicious artisanal plant-based milk tea and perfectly chewy boba toppings inspired by their heritage, innovation and sustainability. Twrl Milk Tea is committed to supporting multi-generational small family tea farms using organic and non GMO whole loose leaf tea and a climate friendly pea milk to brew a guilt-free milk tea + boba that you can enjoy anytime, anywhere.

Twrl Milk Tea is a Bevnet Best New Beverage Winner, a Food Network Editor's pick, rated “Highly Recommended” by Bon Appetit Magazine, an Expo West Nexty Best New Beverage Finalist and 100% women and AAPI owned company based in San Francisco. Follow Twrl Milk Tea on Instagram and Facebook and join their community to learn more on their website.

About Ruth Chan

Ruth Chan is an illustrator and author who spent her childhood tobogganing in Canada, her teens in China, a number of years studying art and education. She spent a decade working with youth and families in underserved communities. She now writes and illustrates full-time in Brooklyn NY. 


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