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 7-8

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: step 7

07 Reduce Brush Opacity
Alt-click regularly to sample different colours such as the white shirt and grey shadows of its creases. Spray these colours over the girder. The different coloured stokes will look obvious at first. Once you’ve sketched in a rough arm, drop Brush Opacity to 50% and spray to blend the colours together more subtly.

 

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: step 8

08 Swap your tools
Once you’ve sketched in most of the missing arm with the brush, swap it for the Clone Stamp. Tick Aligned. Alt-click to sample some of the shirt at the top of the arm and spray it down into the brush-painted area to remove remaining bits of girder. Drop Opacity of the Clone Stamp to blend it with the brush strokes.

How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: steps 1-2
How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: steps 3-4
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: steps 7-8
How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: steps 9-10
How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: steps 11-12
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How to use the Clone Stamp tool to remove unwanted objects: steps 17-18

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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?