The Patch tool


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The Patch tool

In some cases, you might find that it's easier to create a selection to identify an area that you want to repair, rather than to paint into that area. And for those types of situations, the Patch tool is an ideal solution. Let's take a look at how we can use this tool in order to apply fixes based on a selection. I'll start off by creating a new layer. I'll click on Create New layer button at the bottom of the Layers panel. And then I'll double-click on the name for that layer and give it a new name. I'll just call it clean-up in this case. And then I'm going to choose the Patch tool. That's found underneath the Spot Healing tool on the toolbox.

And so, I'll click on the button for the Spot Healing brush tool and then choose the Patch tool from the fly-out menu. In almost all cases, I work with the Patch tool using the Content Aware option. The normal mode, generally speaking, will cause too much blending where areas are not cleaned very ...

The Patch tool
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The Patch tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CS6 Image Cleanup Workshop

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