Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating Photoshop actions, part of Time-Saving Tips Using Photoshop.
- [Chad] Actions in Photoshop … are a way to repeatedly repeat the same tasks … or commands to an image … with the click of a button. … Whether you're applying effects to a photo, … or adjustments of various kinds, … actions make very quick work, … and avoid manually performing multiple steps for each image. … Now I'm starting here with the baseball image … open on my screen. … And to record an action, … we're going to go to the Window menu and choose Actions, … and that's going to open up our Actions panel. … Now, you are provided with a bunch of default actions, … and you can play around with these as you wish. … You know, the way actions work is you select an action … and hit the play button, … and then it basically executes … that particular action in your file. … So gives you a lot of flexibility. … And there's some fun stuff in here … you can experiment with. … Now I'm just going to choose File Revert, … 'cause I wanan create my own action. … So what I prefer to do, … I'm going to close the default actions, …
- Customizing Photoshop
- Zooming and panning techniques
- Using Photoshop tool shortcuts
- Selecting, moving, showing, and merging layers
- Adjusting brush size
- Transforming selections
- Adding a color adjustment
- Changing type properties
- Working with Smart Objects
Skill Level Intermediate
Time-Saving Tips Using Illustratorwith Chad Chelius1h 45m Intermediate
Lightroom Classic CC: Working Fasterwith Chris Orwig1h 25m Intermediate
Mastering Selections in Photoshop CCwith Tim Grey3h 13m Beginner
1. Performance and Interface Tips
3. Selections and Masking
4. Working with Type
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