Using cloning layers


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Using cloning layers

A Cloning Layer contains the secret sauce that enables painting with a photograph, or any image for that matter. Using Cloning Tool or Presets, source imagery is deposited on the Cloning Layer, utilizing the character of the brush and texture being employed. In this video, we will take a look at how Cloning Layers work as well as what you can and can't do with them. So, here's the basic schematic for how this works. And just to preface this, the reason it works at all, happens to do with the extreme sensitivity of the Mixer Brush to color that is on a layer.

And you can have as little as one percent of a color on a layer and the Mixer Brush will see it and not only pick up that color, but just paint it with full intensity. This was almost considered a bug during the pre-release of CS5, but when I hit upon the way this works and found out how this technique would work, I implored the engineers, please do not remove this, this is like a Northwest Passage. And so, they did keep it in...

Using cloning layers
Video duration: 2m 58s 4h 46m Intermediate

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Using cloning layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Architecture

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Design
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Photoshop Wacom
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