Fix missing parts of the image

We can regenerate our subject with the Clone tool and add shading with the Burn tool

Cut and paste

Another approach is to use selections to cut and paste sections of the skin from other areas of the image.

Safety layer

If you are unsure of what you are doing, try cloning onto a new layer rather than the image's own layer. Make sure Use All Layers is checked,though.

H3 I The tones are a bit blotchy but we can I I even them out using the Blur tool. Remember the tip of reducing the Spacing of the brush to increase the strength of the effect.This won't fix everything but it'll help.

E Using the Clone tool we can paint back part of the model's left arm,which had been cropped off in the original image. Sampling from skin tones nearby the cropped part of the image we begin to rebuild the missing portion.

EWe use a hard-edged brush for the edge of the arm to get a good line for her arm.The inside parts are filled in using a softer brush.This can be tricky, but don't worry if it looks flat - we can add back the shading later.

H3 I The tones are a bit blotchy but we can I I even them out using the Blur tool. Remember the tip of reducing the Spacing of the brush to increase the strength of the effect.This won't fix everything but it'll help.

ETo add back some shading we begin by adding a bit of highlight to the edge of the arm to match the existing highlight on the shoulder.We'll use a textured brush for this, and the temptation is to simply paint it on by hand,which is fine, but there is another way.

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