Actioning the creation of a flat CMYK image


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Actioning the creation of a flat CMYK image

In this movie, we're going to further modify our action by adding a step that converts the image to the CMYK color space, and then turns around and saves that version of the image to yet another folder. That way we protect the layered RGB version of the image that contains the Adjustment layer as well as the two Smart Filters. So, first thing you want to do is make sure Convert for Prepress is selected, and then click on the Record button to add more steps to the end of the action.

Now you can convert the image to CMYK by going up to the Image menu, choosing Mode and choosing CMYK Color. But that's going to give you a series of three irritating alert messages, and it's not really the best way to work. So what I'd like you to do instead is go up to the Edit menu and choose this command way down here, Convert to Profile. And now at this point, if you're working with a printer who has provided you with a CMYK Profile, you can select that from this Destination Space list.

If not, just go...

Actioning the creation of a flat CMYK image
Video duration: 5m 18s 9h 4m Advanced Updated Oct 01, 2014

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Actioning the creation of a flat CMYK image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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