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New Unpacking AR Episodes Arrive

Watch Spark AR Experts Demo & Discuss Popular AR Creation Topics

By: Spark AR Team
July 14, 2021
Spark AR

New Unpacking AR Episodes Arrive

Watch Spark AR Experts Demo & Discuss Popular AR Creation Topics

By: Spark AR Team
July 14, 2021

Today we’re excited to debut six new episodes in our ongoing Unpacking AR interview series. In this long-form video series, we dive deep into a range of AR topics, from creating AR games, character and beauty effects, to using custom assets and typography in your AR projects. In each episode, Dan Moller invites Spark AR experts from all over the world to join him to talk about how they approach these topics, using some of their effects as examples.

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In this new batch of interviews, we spoke with six talented AR creators, including Alexis Zerafa, Antony Tran, Isabel Palumbo, Eddy Adams, Lianne Tokey, and Adrian Steckeweh. In each episode, we dig into each expert’s Spark AR Studio project files to better understand their creative process, how they problem solve, and most importantly, we capture the practical tips and advice they have for other creators working on similar projects. Here’s a quick breakdown of the topics, creators and effects discussed in the latest Unpacking AR interviews:

EPISODE 7
Optimizing Effects
Alexis Zerafa discusses how she optimizes her Spark AR Studio project files and effects, including Elytron, Bathtime and Vaporwave Ride.

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EPISODE 8
Creating AR Games
Antony Tran talks about using Spark AR Studio to create interactive AR games, including Would You Rather, Laugh Challenge and Chicken Chomp.

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EPISODE 9
Creating Character & Beauty Effects
Isabel Palumbo shares how she uses Spark AR Studio to create characters and makeup effects, like Jewel, Demon Hunter and Baroque.

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EPISODE 10
Creating Custom Assets
Eddy Adams talks about creating custom objects and assets for his Spark AR effects, including Space Warp, Head Chef and Isle of Palms.

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EPISODE 11
Using Typography
Lianne Tokey discusses using typographic treatments in her Spark AR effects, including Daily Affirmation, Bold as Love and Thought Bubble.

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EPISODE 12
Creating Advanced Shaders
Adrian Steckeweh shares how he uses Spark AR Studio to build and customize advanced shaders for effects like Star Cluster, Reversed and Behind the Waterfall.

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Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced AR creator, we think you’ll find that each episode of Unpacking AR is filled with inspirational stories, expert perspectives and practical advice to help you create a variety of AR experiences using the Spark AR platform. A big thank you to all of our guest creators for taking the time to demo and discuss what they’ve learned.

All of the latest episodes of Unpacking AR are available today, and if you haven’t already, be sure to check out our previous run of expert interviews for more AR creation tips!

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