Best Photoshop Actions to Ease Graphic Design

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Optimize the time is pretty important for a graphic designer, especially when it work as freelance, emerging so the need of different resources that enhance the workflow in a significant way.

Thinking on the above is that we want to recommend you a list of free Photoshop actions that allow to save time when we work. You can find in our selection different and useful actions to automate some tasks.

 

 

01. Background Removal

Removing the background of an image can be very tedious and time-consuming in most cases, that’s why that having an action that made this automatically is simply great.

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02. Fold Paper Photoshop Action

This action allows you to create a gorgeous folded paper presentation for any design that you want.

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03. 3D Isometric Map Mockup

With this useful action, you can create isometric 3D maps in a very easy way.

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04. Soft Skin Tones

It’s common to want retouch a little bit a photograph that we will use in our designs and be able to do this in an automated way is really helpful.

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05. Stickers and Tapes

Having some elements to improve and create a quick design, it’s never too much and small items like this can making your design look better in a few of clicks.

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06. Long Shadow Photoshop Action

Whether it is a text or an icon, you can use this Photoshop free action to apply the long shadow effect. A big advantage of this one is that let you customize the shadow.

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07. Isometric Grids for Photoshop

This action allows to set up isometric projection guidelines in Photoshop within seconds. There are 30° and 26.565° grid presets.

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08. 5 Skin Retouching Actions

Retouch skin like a pro with these Photoshop retouching actions that will let you heal, mattify, and airbrush skin with one click.

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09. Pixelator – Pixel Photoshop Actions

These actions let you create stunning pixel patterns in different styles. It also comes with several border styles and color effects to enhance your pixel artwork.

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10. One Color Photoshop Action

Sometimes you wanted to stand out an element in a photograph, well, with this action you can remove the color in your photos and make that one element keep its color to make it highlight.

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11. 3D Retro Text Creator

Turn your boring plain text into amazing 3D retro-style text with the help of this action. Simply select any layer, play the action, and your 3D text will be created for you.

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12. Free 3D Text PSD

A beautiful 3D text effect for Photoshop very useful and easy to run. Available in 2 different options.

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13. Grand Motel Text Effect

This is a retro style PSD text effect inspired by the amazing vintage motel signs. Type your own text inside the smart object and create a striking typography piece with ease.

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14. Free 12 Column Bootstrap

This PSD has a grid pattern for avoid you make it yourself and it’s made on the concept of Bootstrap 3.0. Very useful for web designers.

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15. Halftone Automator

When mass printing dominated the mid-twentieth century, the number of colors in an image was reduced by replacing gradients with dots. This action provides the ability to create this effect in Photoshop in a very easy way.

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16. Pixel to Vector Converter

This little Photoshop tool may save you a plenty of time. It converts your pixel shape in a vector shape or in a Custom Shape Tool with only one click.

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17. 100 PSD Mockups

A great way to sell a concept to a client is with a good mock-up. Prepare your artwork, run the action in Photoshop, and hey presto, a high quality mock-up fit for the most demanding clients.

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18. Double Exposure Photoshop Action

Double Exposure is a photographic effect that is trending recently. You can do the same effect digitally by using this free action.

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19. Engrave Photoshop Filter

The filter applies an engraving effect to any photograph using a Photoshop Action.

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20. Isometric Mock-up

Making use of this action you can create gorgeous presentations for your UI designs or even for any design that you want.

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