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Old 10-08-2006, 12:30 AM
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Advice needed

Hello,
First off I would like to say I have no way of expressing my gratification for the assistance I have received on this website. It has become one site that I visit on a daily basis. I am working on this image, and have been for quite some time. I am having a horrible time deciding on what to do with the borders. I have tried everything I can find on how to repair this. Clone stamp just isn't cutting it. So I have reverted os the floor is in it's original state.

If you have any suggestions, please let me know.

Thank you again!
The Image can be found here
http://web.mac.com/chris.ducasse/iWe...storation.html
Chris
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Old 10-08-2006, 02:38 AM
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Re: Advice needed

I did a little bit on this. On the picture edges at the top and bottom I used the clone tool and then to add the texture I went back over the area with the healing bush and sometimes used the patch tool on areas. It is personal with me, but I do not like pictures that look really retouched. Using the de grunge tutorial, I smoothed out the texture even more, but not sure I like it that smooth. One thing that is very helpful is the Wacom Tablet. Using the classic pen and airbrush, you can get into very small areas quickly and easily.

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Old 10-08-2006, 08:58 AM
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Re: Advice needed

i did some on this picture also. you gave me good advice on the picture with the child in it, thought i would return the favor. I cloned the boys show in the middle and then copied and pasted it for most of the other shoes. used patch tool and some cloning, added a 1 radius median filter to it after repair. hope this is what you were looking for.
http://static.flickr.com/91/263879244_c9dd59daba_o.jpg

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Old 10-08-2006, 11:32 AM
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Re: Advice needed

chris,

not quite sure i understand this sentence:
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So I have reverted os the floor is in it's original state.
'reverted os the floor'??

also not quite sure i understand the problem. seems you've been doing pretty well on the rest; so, why is the floor more difficult here? and do you mean all borders or just the bottom?

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