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Adobe® Photoshop® CS2 Studio Techniques by Ben Willmore

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Spot Healing Brush Tool

The new Spot Healing brush is an awesome addition to Photoshop which makes quick work of removing tiny defects in most images. It uses the same concepts as the Healing brush and Patch tool. The only difference is that it does not require you to choose an area of clean texture to copy from. Instead, it analyzes the surrounding area and attempts to find appropriate texture. All you have to do is click and drag over a defect that needs to be removed and Photoshop does the rest. When you click and drag, the area that will be retouched will first become covered in black. When you release the mouse button, you'll see the results of the retouching (Figures 16.30 to 16.32). If the results don't look good, try dragging over the ...

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