Removing blemishes with the Spot Healing brush


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Removing blemishes with the Spot Healing brush

One of the most common retouching tasks, especially when you're dealing with portraits, is getting rid of skin blemishes, things like acne, or pimples, or spots, or pores, or whatever. And here is a good example of this. We want to remove these blemishes off this boy's portrait, and we can do that very quickly. Before we jump into that task, let's just do a real quick overview of the various retouching tools in Photoshop's toolbox. The bulk of them are under this little band-aid icon, over on the left. That's called the Spot Healing Brush. That's the default top tool in this tool slot. If we click on that tool, you will see there's actually four different tools in the slot.

There is the Red Eye tool, the Patch tool, the Healing Brush tool, and the Spot Healing Brush tool. The original retouching tool was the Clone Stamp tool. We'll go ahead and click on that, and it's still kind of the most common tool people think to jump to because it's just been ar...

Removing blemishes with the Spot Healing brush
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Removing blemishes with the Spot Healing brush provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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