Go Back   RetouchPRO > Technique > Image Help
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Image Help Got a problem image? Don't know where to begin? Upload images and ask our users what they think or if they can help

Wish list...

Thread Tools
Old 05-01-2002, 02:34 PM
winwintoo's Avatar
winwintoo winwintoo is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Posts: 942
Wish list...

I'm restoring a photo that is in such bad shape that I'm having to resort to using the airbrush rather than the clone tool.

Is there a way to "paint" texture??

For example, there is a ladies skirt that is eaten away by mold or something. I'm having to create almost the whole skirt, but the airbush doesn't lay down any texture.

I could select the skirt and add noise, but noise doesn't look fabric-like.

What I'd like to do is scan a chunk of cloth and then pick up just the texture and paint it over the areas that need it.

Does anyone know how to do this, or is this a suggestion for Adobe's next release.

Reply With Quote top
Old 05-01-2002, 02:57 PM
Doug Nelson's Avatar
Doug Nelson Doug Nelson is offline
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,062
Blog Entries: 21
Well, a way to 'paint' texture doesn't come immediately to mind (although some of the new PS7 brush options are amazing, I hear). But you can fill with a texture.

Two options come to mind (might be a little unclear, I'm making this up as I type):

1. select your texture and save it as a pattern. Select the area you want filled, make a new layer, and use pattern fill. Then use blend modes and eraser to make it fit.

2. Similar to above, only make a new layer, fill the entire layer with texture, then use that layer as your clone tool source. Different blend modes on the clone tool might help here, too.

Refinements and dismissals invited.
Reply With Quote top

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Image Help

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Clearing Action List Mrali Photoshop Scripting 7 06-28-2007 06:53 AM
Official Adobe Plugin list Doug Nelson Software 1 10-05-2006 06:57 AM
Majordomo Mailing List manager? Sanda Work/Jobs 0 02-14-2003 07:02 PM
Photoshop Wish List stewartbootles Software 7 06-22-2002 09:28 AM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:14 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved