Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Patching scratches

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Patching scratches

    I hope this is of interest.

    I've been using the quickmask selection method to paint over a scratch, come out of quickmask mode and use the patch tool in source mode to move the selection away from the scratch.

    By brushing over the scratch you can get much smaller selections and patch from quite close to the original area.

    If there is a light scratch on a dark area it also helps to overpaint the scratch with an appropriate colour before patching.

    Not as fast as selecting a large patch but gives good results.

    Christine

  • #2
    Actually two good tips. Thanks!
    Learn by teaching
    Take responsibility for learning

    Comment

    Related Topics

    Collapse

    • bestremera
      Patch tool 'incomplete patching'
      by bestremera
      Looking for some help with the patch tool.

      Love the thing but I keep running into the same problem.

      I select the part I want 'fixed' and move it to the 'new' area that I want in it's place. The new, pristine area appears in the selection.
      But when I release the...
      01-18-2007, 03:11 PM
    • christo
      Scratch?
      by christo
      On the attached photo there are two lines running North to south through the gentleman's left eye and the wall. If I use the dust & scratch fillter it does a great job on the wall, but the scratch through the eye is unaffected. I tried using the the clone tool but the areas adjacent to the scratch...
      06-12-2007, 02:33 AM
    • fstr21
      Patch tool assist
      by fstr21
      Diggin the patch tool and all but I dont like how it has the smudging property of the heal, I would rather sometimes have a harder brush for the tool. I found no setting, so is the only work around clone?
      02-21-2010, 08:53 PM
    • yamaha83
      Patch tool not working the right way?
      by yamaha83
      im new to photoshop and have been playing around with the patch tool and for some reason its not working the way it does in the tutorials i have watched... while trying to remove a black dog from a pictures i select the dog as the source and drag to a clean area and after it patches it there is now...
      12-09-2009, 08:41 AM
    • pjb
      question on healing tool
      by pjb
      When you are using the healing tool and get close to the edge of one object and try healing but it leaves a black or white mark. Like on a face next to the hair line. What can be done to help stop this? I have tryed using the lasso around the object but you can't always get right on the mark. Any suggestions...
      12-30-2002, 11:05 AM
    Working...
    X