Scanlation | Extras: Image Processor

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) EXTRAS!

This is a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

You should start at Part 1 Click Here.

 

7. Actions

Actions are basically automatic functions in photoshop. They will save you HOURS!

 

The first action I will show is to import all the jpg’s into PS automatically, Basically creating a .psd file for all your raw images automatically. Its probably the easiest action and one of the most useful.

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Scanlation | Editing Part 5 (Final)

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) final part 5:

This is a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

You should start at Part 1 Click Here.

 

6. Saving

This is the process of saving the images ready for online distribution.

 

Once you have completed all the editing you need to save the images to a format for the readers to view.

I recommend PNG for black and white images and JPEG for colour images.

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Scanlation | Editing Part 1

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) part 1:

 

This will be a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

Here is a copy of the raw image I will be using throughout this guide.

1. rotating the raw image

Most raw images come straight off the scanner with torn edges and without being perfectly rotated, so the first step is to fix this up.

To rotate the image you can use the ruler tool.

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