How to Use PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop to Create Stunning Effects
If you are looking for a way to enhance your photos and graphics with some amazing effects, you might want to check out PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop. These are a collection of premium Photoshop actions that can transform your images into 3D, animation, special fx, and more. In this article, we will show you how to use PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop to create stunning effects in a few easy steps.
What are PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop
PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop are a set of Photoshop actions that have been modified to work with any version of Photoshop, including the latest CC versions. They are based on the original PanosFX Actions for Photoshop, which are created by Panos Efstathiadis, a professional graphic designer and Photoshop expert. PanosFX specializes in creating Photoshop add-ons and tutorials that help graphic designers, photographers, and artists create professional-looking designs and images more efficiently and effectively.
PanosFX offers a remarkable range of tools, including Photoshop actions, brushes, styles, and templates, that can be used to create a variety of visual effects. Some of the effects you can create with PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop are:
Tilted Strips: Turn your photos into collages made of tilted strips and arrows.
Postage Stamps: Turn your photos into postage stamps; create collages made of square, portrait, and landscape postage stamps.
Engrave & Sketch: Convert your photos into a B&W or color sketches, or engravings, with unmatched contrast and beautiful details.
Cartoons and Pop Art: Convert your photos into cartoons with 3 cartoon styles; 16 balloons; 2 pop-art collages; 8 pop-art backgrounds.
Jigsaw Puzzles: Create realistic jigsaw puzzles with dozens of different shapes and hundreds of effects.
Filmstrips: Create 138 filmstrip effects: horizontal, vertical and bent strips; film canisters; clapperboards; circular strips; loops.
Vector Paintings: Convert your photos into digital paintings made from vector graphics, which can be scaled freely in Photoshop without losing quality.
Mockups: Create dozens of different mockups of softback & hardback books, magazines, spiral bound and wirebound pads, brochures, cubes, CDs, DVDs.
And many more! You can find the complete list of PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop on their website[^1^].
How to Use PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop
Using PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop is very easy and fun. Here are the basic steps you need to follow:
Download the PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop from their website[^1^]. You can choose to buy the full version or download the free trial version that contains a subset of the functions of the full version. The free trial version can be used for evaluation purposes or with any non-commercial projects.
Unzip the downloaded file and copy the .atn file (the action file) to your Photoshop actions folder. You can find the location of your actions folder by going to Edit > Preferences > Presets > Preset Manager in Photoshop and selecting Actions from the Preset Type drop-down menu. Then click on Load and browse to the .atn file you copied.
Open the image you want to apply the effect to in Photoshop. Make sure it is in RGB mode and has 8 bits/channel. You can check this by going to Image > Mode in Photoshop.
Select the action you want to run from the Actions panel (Window > Actions). You can expand the PATCHED PanosFX Actions for Photoshop folder to see all the available actions. Click on the action name and then click on the Play button at the bottom of the panel.
Follow the instructions that appear on your screen. Some actions may require you to make selections, adjust settings, or choose options. Some actions may also create smart objects that let you easily replace or edit the images inside them.
Enjoy your result! You can save your image as a PSD file to preserve all the layers and effects, or as a JPG or 061ffe29dd