Lens Web Builder
Developing New 2D Worlds
Step 1: Explore
Step 2: Analyze
Step 3: Create
To begin, explore the work of professional Lens Studio Creators at
, and watch
Choose two of your favorite Lenses as you explore the Creator Community.
Next, fill out the
Compare & Contrast Features Worksheet
on paper or on your computer.
Write the name of one of your favorite Lenses on the left side.
Write the name of another one of your favorite Lenses on the right side.
Fill in the circle on the left with features that correspond only to Lens #1.
Fill in the circle on the right with features that correspond only to Lens #2.
Fill in the overlapping circles in the middle with features that correspond to both Lens #1 and Lens #2.
Which features stand out the most to you?
How does it feel to see yourself using those Lenses?
In this activity, you will create your first Lens using a template in Lens Studio.
Open the Lens Studio
software on your computer.
In the top left corner,
“2D Objects” template
with the captions on.
again, but this time, pause at each step and follow along on your own computer.
- Drag & drop assets into the 2D panel. You can also create or modify an asset using Adobe Illustrator.
- Play with Face Sprites.
- Preview the Lens you just created. It could take a few minutes to arrive to your Snapchat account once you pair it.
Spend a few more minutes
finishing up your Lens and trying it directly on your Snapchat!
Save your progress
on your computer.
If you’d like, you can also preview the Lens and save a video copy.
2D Objects tutorial
below by Lens Creator
. Follow along the tutorial with
these sample assets
Want to add something extra to your Lens?
Try adding your own GIPHY to your face, or stickers on screen.
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