Using the Clone Stamp tool


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Using the Clone Stamp tool

When I'm retouching a face, sometimes I'll have to get too close to an edge to allow the Healing Brush, the Spot Healing Brush, or the Patch tool to work properly. That's because all three of those tools try to blend the good pixels that are covering up a blemish with the surrounding area. So sometimes they'll pickup some of the image that you don't want. For example here, if I want to cover up the stray hairs in the eyebrow, it's possible that any of those blending tools might pick up some of the dark hair right here.

So rather than try those, I'm going to try another tool called the Clone Stamp tool which is the subject of this movie. I'm working here in face_4.psd and I have two copies of the same image open. I open the second one by going to the Window menu and choosing Arrange > New Window for face_4.psd. So this one on the right is just a reference image, so that I know how my changes look when I can see the whole face of the model, and I'm wo...

Using the Clone Stamp tool
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Using the Clone Stamp tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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