The Actions panel in Adobe Photoshop allows you to run both pre-built actions and create custom actions. What does using the Actions panel look like? How do you load in a new action? In this video, Richard Harrington walks through loading a brand new action into Adobe Photoshop.
- Actions can be pretty amazing,…and in fact, when you know what you're doing in Photoshop,…there's all sorts of things that can be generated…using filters and transform commands.…I'd like to show you some very powerful third-party actions…that come from another company.…With the image open, let's choose file, revert.…This'll take us all the way back to the original state.…Now, I'll reset my action panel,…just to go back to the default actions.…
From the pop-up menu here,…I'll now choose load actions,…and the system navigation comes up.…By default, it will take you to Photoshop's location…for storing actions in your presets,…but, we're going to go back to the desktop here,…and go into the exercise file folder,…and into folder 1-2.…Here are some actions from a company called PanosFX.…If you visit PanosFX,…you'll see they have a wide range of actions available.…
Some of them cost money, others are free,…and they have a lot of different bundles…and things that you can choose from.…For example, if you need to simulate book covers,…
- Saving images in different file formats
- Creating actions
- Recording actions
- Batch processing
- Creating droplets
- Working with variables
- Scripting in Photoshop
Skill Level Intermediate
Bridge CC 2015 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost1h 13m Beginner
1. Understanding Actions
2. Automating Commands
3. Using Scripts
Wrapping up1m 35s
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