Photoshop Automation: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

Photoshop Automation: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

If you're like most creative pros, you probably spend a lot of time in Photoshop. And if you're like a lot of Photoshop users, you probably spend an undue amount of time performing the same tasks. In this course, learn how to automate repetitive tasks in Photoshop, so that you can accomplish more in less time. Join Adobe evangelist Julieanne Kost as she discusses a variety of productivity-boosting techniques for Photoshop automation. She shares tips for working with actions, using the Batch command, scripting, and more.

Topics include:

  • Quickly saving images as different file types
  • Creating single and multi-step actions
  • Saving and loading actions
  • Inserting stops, menu items, and conditionals
  • Tips for working with layers
  • Using the Batch command
  • Creating droplets
  • Automatically creating graphics from layers using generators
  • Working with variables and scripts


  • 英文名称:Photoshop Automation: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
  • 时长:2小时30分
  • 字幕:英语


  1. Welcome
  2. What you need to know
  3. Exercise files
  4. Using the Image Processor script
  5. Saving raw and JPEG files using Camera Raw
  6. Demystifying the Actions panel
  7. Creating single-step actions
  8. Single-click button mode
  9. Recording multistep actions
  10. Customizing settings on a per-image basis
  11. Modifying actions
  12. Adding the Insert Menu Item command
  13. Adding instructions to actions (stops)
  14. Adding Save As and Close commands
  15. Saving actions
  16. Preparing files for actions
  17. Tips for working with layers
  18. Recording painting tool options
  19. Batch processing
  20. Including the Batch command in an action
  21. Optimization and playback options
  22. Using multiple actions to place and distribute images
  23. Conditional actions
  24. Creating droplets
  25. Using droplets with Lightroom
  26. Working with variables
  27. Autogenerate images from layers
  28. Working with scripts
  29. Next steps