Spark AR’s Third Holiday Special: Master Augmented Reality Effects

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Dec 16, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Create AR interactions that provide users with unforgettable AR experiences with Varun Raikar., Spark AR Studio creator. Both new and experienced AR/3D designers can benefit from this two-hour interactive event throughout this series of three FREE holiday workshops. Get started creating magical AR experiences today by joining all three workshops.

About this event

Theme: Fairy Lights

Sign up to join this FREE two-hour interactive workshop to learn how to create a delightful AR experience using Spark AR Studio with AR designer & developer Varun Raikar. Varun Raikar has been exploring the world of Augmented Reality (AR) for almost 2 years now. Varun Raikar has created an AR filter of a clone effect on Instagram which went viral globally with 500K+ reels made with it.

You will learn how to create a winter holiday-themed effect using Fairy Lights, Add 3D models, Textures and process the effect using render pass.

Your effects can be created, shared, and displayed on Instagram.

What You’ll Learn

  • Assembling the scene
  • Adding Logic & Interaction
  • Custom scene render passes to make objects glow
  • Texture Animation
  • Use particle emitters to create snow
  • Applying color LUT

What you’ll need

To fully participate in this workshop, here are the tools you'll need besides a Facebook account. Your FB account is used to sign in to Spark AR Studio, and to publish your effects.

Workshop Agenda

  • Event kick-off and intros (15 min)
  • Spark AR Demo & Tutorial (35 min)
  • Recap instructions & Q&A (10 mins)
  • Creator Pods by experience level in Breakout Rooms (30 min)
  • Publish Spark AR Effects and Showcase Your New Instagram Effect (15 min)
  • Q&A (20 min)

About Spark AR

Spark AR is the largest platform for mobile augmented reality. Over 600,000 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.


  • Varun Raikar

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