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Old 11-18-2009, 02:21 PM
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Removing clear tape

I was given a drawing (painting) that a friend of mine wanted me to shoot and touchup. Several years ago, the drawing got a whole punched through it so he taped it back with clear tape. here is a section of it and you can see where the tape is. How can I touch this up and make the tape disappear?

I would appreciate a detailed description of the method used.
Here is the link to the drawing
You can see where I have started some editing but I thought there might be an easier way. This cloning method i have started out with could end up being quite tedious.

Many thanks,

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Old 11-18-2009, 04:20 PM
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Re: Removing clear tape

I would clone the tear line only. You should be able to fix the rest of it with a Dodge and Burn layer, most of which will be burning.
Regards, Murray
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Old 11-21-2009, 02:31 PM
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Re: Removing clear tape

Reduced fade, removed scratches, then darkened areas of tape.
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