GIRAF Animation Festival streaming Canada-wide Nov. 19-28

Preparing for Augmented Reality (online)

Taught by

drawing of Kes Lefthand

Kes Lefthand

illustration of a whispy soul
screenshot of a workspace in the Unity game engine, showing a little Soul being customized
drawing of a little soul

Registration is now closed.

When

Dates to be announced

Where

Zoom (online)

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As part of our Digital Skills for Youth Internship, in partnership with the Independent Media Arts Alliance Society, our intern Kes has been working with a pair of mentors to develop an augmented reality project exploring the hidden spirit world that lies just beyond our reach. As his internship comes to a close, it’s time for him to spotlight the things he’s learned throughout the project to help launch his AR app!

In this workshop participants will learn the process of creating animations/rigs from Blender to work in the “free” game engine Unity. Then, they will use AR Foundation to create their own downloadable mini-app of a character in AR space.

Once registered, all installation instructions and class files will be emailed to the participants.

Workshop Details

  • Participants will have an APK file they can download to their smartphone to play their Augmented Reality app!
  • 3D model and make a simple rig in Blender, then export to Unity to have it float in AR space!