Unit 1


unit 1

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Spot Healing Tool in Photoshop CS5

Like the Healing Brush Tool the Spot Healing Tool removes unwanted detail and fixes imperfections in an image. This tool does not require you to set a sample point. Instead it automatically samples pixels within the brush and makes changes. Make sure you leave Content Aware fill selected when you use this tool.


The image below is a selection from the photograph used in the Clone Tool and Healing Brush tutorials. Notice the spots of red in the image.

Image showing red dot imperfections


By using the Spot Healing Tool these can be quickly removed. As the dots of red were so small I had to ensure the brush size was also small. The image below shows the effect of using the Spot Healing Tool.


Image after spot healing




Anthony Bennett



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