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Photoshop CC Automating Tasks

by Myra Ferguson

This course teaches intermediate designers how to use real-world automation techniques in Photoshop. You’ll learn about workflow techniques, built-in automation commands, actions, automating output, automating effects, and data-driven graphics.

What you'll learn

Spend less time on repetitive tasks in Photoshop by using automation techniques. In this course, Photoshop CC Automating Tasks, you will learn how to incorporate smart objects and other familiar concepts in your automation workflow; use built-in Photoshop automation commands; work with and record actions; automate output; and construct images with scripts, extensions, and data-driven graphics. You will learn these automation techniques while creating design and marketing materials for a conference. You will design a logo, make a style guide from a CC Library, create a backdrop, process photos with a conditional action, simultaneously output various sizes of banner ads, output mobile app prototype screens and assets, create effects, and generate attendee badges using data. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to use automation in Photoshop needed to produce a variety of materials much more efficiently. Software required: Photoshop CC.

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About the author

Myra Ferguson produces digital media training and experiences as an author and freelance multimedia designer/developer. Her book "How to Cheat in Adobe Animate CC" propelled her from tech editor to author and inspired her to create courses for Pluralsight. As an Adobe Community Professional and Adobe User Group Manager, Myra enjoys sharing innovative digital media tips and tricks with the Adobe Community. She has been a speaker for regional and online Adobe events. Myra holds an M.A. in Design w... more

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