Wrinkles, Holes, and Tears

To simplify the problem, you have areas that are missing and need to be replaced. For small areas like pushpin holes, you can easily use the Clone Stamp to sample an adjacent area and fill in the space. It is possible to just "finger-paint" the problem away using the Smudge tool as well. If the hole is in a dark area, set the Smudge tool to Darken, and push the pixels in. This virtual spackle works extremely well. Tears of a significant size benefit from the Clone Stamp tool. To avoid repeating patterns, try cloning at a low opacity and sample from different areas. A little bit of randomness goes a long way.

If things are really bad, consider a vignette effect and blur the outside edges. Make an elliptical selection, then reverse it by pressing +0 (o'l1 o). Then feather the edges extensively and run the Gaussian Blur filter.

Understanding Adobe Photoshop Features You Will Use

Understanding Adobe Photoshop Features You Will Use

Adobe Photoshop can be a complex tool only because you can do so much with it, however for in this video series, we're going to keep it as simple as possible. In fact, in this video you'll see an overview of the few tools and Adobe Photoshop features we will use. When you see this video, you'll see how you can do so much with so few features, but you'll learn how to use them in depth in the future videos.

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