Extending the canvas and adding elements


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Extending the canvas and adding elements

Now that we have merged these two images together, let's work on cleaning up the background. To do that let's create a new layer, and let's create a new layer by way of a shortcut. This is a handy one. Press Shift+Command+N on a Mac, Shift+ Control+N on Windows. This way we can name the layer while we create it. We'll call the layer cleanup and click OK. Next step, press the S key to grab your Clone Stamp tool. All that we are going to do here is simply Option or Alt+Click and then paint in the background over this transparent area, just to fill that in a bit.

Make the brush a touch bigger there, Option or Alt+Click, and then just go ahead and paint that in. We are just painting in the background. This background isn't perfect but this will be a nice starting point for us. Over here, I'll Option or Alt+Click far away, and that way I can then click and bring this in to paint over that background there. Nice! Make the brush nice and small, Option or Alt+Click, and just...

Extending the canvas and adding elements
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Extending the canvas and adding elements provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

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Photography
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Photoshop
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