Clone Stamp Tool: how to remove unwanted objects and rescue any photo

Clone Stamp Tool: how to remove unwanted objects and rescue your photos

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: steps 5-6

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: step 5

05 Extend the cloned pixels
Sample little and often to extend the shirt and slab over girder. Where there’s not much shirt detail to work with, untick Aligned. Sample sleeve at the left and spray a short stroke over girder. Each time you click, the crosshair cursor will jump back to the original sample, enabling you to extend the shirt in short sprays.

 

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: step 6

06 Sketch in the gaps
Use a few clicks of an unaligned Clone Stamp brush tip to extend trouser folds over girder. The Clone Stamp has only achieved part of our objective so create a new transparent layer. Grab the Brush tool. Choose a smaller harder tip. Alt-click to sample sleeve’s colour and spray to start recreating hidden arm.

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  • jmeyer

    Hi, thanks! Not sure what you mean about printing though. Do you mean print out the article? In your print menu there are probably options to reduce the size to fit on fewer pages?