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Adobe® Photoshop® 7.0 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Using the pattern stamp tool

The next task to be done is to remove the boat and its wake from the upper area of the image. You could do this with the clone stamp tool, but instead you’ll use another technique. Since the entire area has a similar pattern, you can use the new Pattern Maker feature in Photoshop 7.0 to create a realistic pattern that you can use to paint out the wake and boat.

Creating a pattern

You’ll begin by defining a new pattern for your project.

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In the toolbox, select the rectangular marquee tool (). Then, drag to select an area of the water between the right end of the rowing shell and the wake. Make sure that your selection ...

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