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Trick Out Photoshop

Trick Out Photoshop

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Learn how to load Photoshop with the coolest features and tools to make you more productive and put more creative tools at your fingertips.
Learn how to load Photoshop with the coolest features and tools to make you more productive and put more creative tools at your fingertips.

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Customizing and Maximizing the Power of Photoshop

Paul Trani, Adobe Certi ed Expert paul@paultrani.com

Brushes Patterns Gradients Swatches Styles 3D

Actions/Droplets Scripts Plugins Custom Panels Custom Effects

Create Presets: 1. Select shape, pattern, image, color. 2. Save as preset. Download Presets: Adobe Marketplace: http://marketplace.adobe.com http://www.brusheezy.com http://www.noupe.com/photoshop http://myphotoshopbrushes.com http://www.psbrushes.net http://kuler.adobe.com http://browse.deviantart.com/resources/applications/psbrushes Place presets in the appropriate folder:
 PC: Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop X\Presets\Brushes etc.  Mac: Applications\Adobe Photoshop X\Presets\Brushes etc.

Con gurator is an open source utility that enables the easy creation of panels for use in Adobe Photoshop® CS4. http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/con gurator/

Actions Almost anything you can do in Photoshop can be recorded and turned into an Action.
• Actions panel, record button. • Download atn

les: http://marketplace.adobe.com

Place presets in the appropriate folder:
 PC: Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop X\Presets\Brushes etc.  Mac: Applications\Adobe Photoshop X\Presets\Brushes etc.

Built-in Scripts Use built-in commands for more functionality: • File > Scripts Plugins Allow for more efficiency, control, creativity: • File > Automate Adobe Marketplace: http://marketplace.adobe.com Other resources: • http://www.pluginsworld.com • http://www.digitalanarchy.com

Custom Scripts Or write your own commands using AppleScript, JavaScript, and VBScript. Photoshop Developer Center http://www.adobe.com/devnet/photoshop Photoshop Scripting http://www.adobe.com/devnet/photoshop/scripting/ Photoshop Panel Developer’s Guide http://www.adobe.com/devnet/photoshop/pdfs/ photoshop_panel_developers_guide.pdf
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Create custom panels for any work environment Video training Browsing exhange

Adobe Pixel Bender delivers a common image and video processing infrastructure which allows for the creation of lters and effects for such programs as Photoshop, After Effects and Flash. http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/pixelbender/ Pixel Bender Exchange for effects: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/exchange/index.cfm?event=productHome&exc=26

Download brushes, patterns, styles, gradients: http://www.brusheezy.com http://www.noupe.com/photoshop http://browse.deviantart.com/resources/applications/psbrushes http://myphotoshopbrushes.com http://www.psbrushes.net Adobe Marketplace – Tutorials, downloads, plugins: http://www.adobe.com/marketplace Photoshop Exchange - Plugins: http://www.adobe.com/exchange Adobe Labs – Adobe Con gurator, Pixel Bender Toolkit: http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/photoshop

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