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Advanced Automation in Photoshop

with Dave Cross

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  •   01 Class Introduction

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About The Class


Get more done in Photoshop and spend less time doing so. Dave Cross will cover creating and editing actions, using batch actions, and the Script Event Manager. Throughout the class, you'll explore some not-so-obvious ways of saving time, including making custom keyboard shortcuts, presets, and Smart Object Templates. Discover the huge timesaver of data-driven graphics using Variables.  


Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015

Topics Covered


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    02:09
  2. 02

    Not-so-obvious Automation: Presets

    10:10
  3. 03

    Keyboard Shortcuts

    10:15
  4. 04

    Adjustment Layer Presets

    04:17
  5. 05

    Brush Presets

    04:42
  6. 06

    Recording an Action (Refresher)

    14:14
  7. 07

    Conditional Actions

    05:53
  8. 08

    One-step Actions

    05:01
  9. 09

    Batch Processing

    03:51
  10. 10

    Not-so-obvious Automation: Smart Object Templates

    16:41
  11. 11

    Working with Scripts

    06:41

Meet Your Expert

Dave Cross

For 25 years, Dave Cross has been helping photographers and creative professionals get the most out of their Adobe software. Since 1987, Dave has taught Adobe Photoshop®, Adobe Illustrator® and Adobe InDesign® to thousands of users around the world. He has a Bachelor of ... read more

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  • Emily Bristor

    February 2016

    Dave Cross really knows his stuff, and his knowledge is up to date. I didn't know there's a Photoshop "mail-merge" kind of capability - now I know how to use it! He gives clear instructions on how to save time in Photoshop in various ways. I highly recommend this course.

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