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Advanced Tricks for Healing Brush for Retouching in Photoshop

Lesson 63 from: Adobe Photoshop Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

Advanced Tricks for Healing Brush for Retouching in Photoshop

Lesson 63 from: Adobe Photoshop Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

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63. Advanced Tricks for Healing Brush for Retouching in Photoshop

Lessons

Class Trailer

Getting Started

1

Class Introduction

03:24
2

Before you get Started with the Photoshop Advanced Course

01:28

Selections & Masking - Advanced

3

The Easiest Way in the World to Mask a Person in Adobe Photoshop

24:23
4

Class Project - Select Subject

01:41
5

Select Mask & Changing a Color using Photoshop - Color Range

10:00
6

Using Photoshop Selection to Fix Grass & Sky - Color Range

07:20
7

How to Change the Color of Skin in Photoshop - Color Range

08:05
8

How to Create an Ink Splash Image Around Text - Color Range

15:02
9

Class Project - Color Range in Adobe Photoshop

01:54
10

Mask on a Group Rather than each Layer

11:18
11

Advanced Masking using a Channels in Adobe Photoshop

14:14
12

Class Project - Channel Mask

01:30
13

How to Make Selections in Photoshop Based on the Focus Area

22:53
14

Class Project - Focus Area

01:11
15

Selection Trick Using the Smudge Tool in Photoshop

04:16
16

Future of Selections in Photoshop with Adobe Sneaks

07:04
17

Quiz - Selection & Masking

Preferences & Workflow

18

Advanced Preference Changes for Adobe Photoshop

08:36
19

How to Speed up Adobe Photoshop if it’s Running Slow

07:48
20

Workflow Tips & Tricks Like a Professional in Photoshop

13:45
21

Advanced Layer Tricks in Adobe Photoshop CC

05:58
22

Automatically Add a Watermark Text or Logo in Photoshop

08:29
23

Batch or Image Process Multiple Images at Once in Photoshop

09:05
24

How to put Loads of Images into one Photoshop File Quickly

07:04
25

Weird Adobe Photoshop Features & Easter Eggs

06:37

Fixing Images

26

How to Enlarge Images Without Becoming Blurry in Photoshop

06:57
27

How to Fix Blurry Images in Photoshop Using Shake Reductions

08:17
28

Advanced Color & Tone Correction Using Levels in Photoshop

06:44
29

Advanced Curves in Adobe Photoshop CC

06:34
30

Quiz - Fixing Images

Cropping & Aligning & Distorting

31

How to Reshape Images Without Distorting in Photoshop Content Aware Scale

09:44
32

How to use Content Aware Move in Photoshop

08:38
33

How to use Content Aware Extend in Adobe Photoshop

07:28
34

Removing Objects Using Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

07:01
35

Class Project - Content Aware Fill

01:03
36

Cropping Tricks Delete Pixel & Reveal Cropped Content in Photoshop

06:11
37

Automatically Crop & Rotate Scanned Documents in Photoshop

05:35
38

Crop Angled Images to Straighten Perspective Cropping Photoshop

04:42
39

How to Trim the White Away from the Edge of an Image in Photoshop

01:52
40

Automatically Align Layers in Adobe Photoshop CC

07:38
41

How to Reshape Images using the Puppet Warp in Photoshop

18:10
42

Class Exercise - Puppet Warp

01:14
43

How to Change the Perspective in Photoshop Perspective Warp

05:47
44

Quiz - Cropping & Aligning & Distorting

Color

45

How to Color Black & White Image in Photoshop

09:42
46

How to Create a Duotone Effect in Adobe Photoshop CC

09:28
47

44. Class Project – Duotone in Adobe Photoshop

02:20
48

How to create the Glitch Effect in Adobe Photoshop

07:01
49

Class Project - Glitch Effect in Adobe Photoshop

00:44
50

Color Grading with Orange & Teal Effect in Adobe Photoshop

05:36
51

Class Project - Color Grading in Adobe Photoshop

00:49
52

Quiz - Color

CC Libraries

53

Advanced CC Libraries Tricks and Tips Photoshop

19:15

Typography

54

Advanced Type Trick & Workflows in Adobe Photoshop

19:38
55

Photoshop Can Guess your Font Using Match Fonts

10:43
56

Quiz - Typography

Artboards

57

52. Adding Artboards to your Photoshop Workflow Properly

05:24
58

How to Add Images Correctly to a Photoshop Artboard

08:17
59

Using Smart Objects & Relinking Images in Photoshop

04:10
60

Advanced Speed Tricks for Updating Artboards in Photoshop

04:09
61

Export Artboards as PDF & Separate JPGs in Photoshop

05:38
62

Quiz - Artboards

Retouching

63

Advanced Tricks for Healing Brush for Retouching in Photoshop

08:24
64

Don’t Forget About Clone Tool Stamp in Photoshop

06:09
65

How to use the Patch Tool for Retouching in Photoshop

06:41
66

Class Exercise – Retouching in Photoshop

01:15
67

How to Retouch in Photoshop Using Face Aware in Liquify

06:50
68

How to Use Vanishing Point to Mocking up Designs in Photoshop

12:19
69

Vanishing Point - Cloning & Healing at an Angle in Photoshop

11:19
70

64. Class Exercise - Vanishing Point in Photoshop

00:51
71

Fixing & Retouching Skin Tone in Adobe Photoshop

06:01
72

Retouching Eyes by Enhancing in Adobe Photoshop

08:00
73

Retouching Eyes with a Little Bit of Fakery in Photoshop

09:00
74

Fully Faking Believable Eyes in Adobe Photoshop

06:45
75

Class Project – Eyes in Photoshop

00:51
76

70. How to Realistically Whiten Teeth in Adobe Photoshop

11:44
77

Class Project – Teeth in Photoshop

00:57
78

Quiz - Retouching

Layers

79

Difference Between Place Linked vs Place Embedded in Photoshop

08:22
80

What is the Difference Between Fill & Opacity in Layer

01:11
81

How to Use & Export Layer Comps in Adobe Photoshop

03:27

Visual Styles & Effects

82

75. How to Create a Double Exposure in Adobe Photoshop

11:07
83

Class Project - Double Exposure in Photoshop

01:17
84

How to Create a Watercolor Painting Effect in Photoshop

09:23
85

Class Project – Watercolor in Photoshop

00:32
86

How to Decay Pixel Explosion Dispersion Method in Photoshop

13:47
87

How to Make Exploding Shoe Effect in Adobe Photoshop

10:49
88

Class Project – Decay in Photoshop

00:51
89

Quiz - Visual Styles & Effects

Video & Animated Gifs for Social Media

90

How to Edit Video in Adobe Photoshop

25:42
91

Parallax Effect to Make Photos Move in Photoshop

13:22
92

Class Project – Parallax in Photoshop

01:15
93

How to Create Live Images - Cinemagraphs in Photoshop

13:19
94

Class Project – Cinemagraph in Photoshop

01:35

Web Design

95

How to Setup a File Ready for Web and UI Design in Photoshop

09:32
96

How to Export Your Web Design UI Project for Dreamweaver

07:57

3D

97

How to Make 3D Text & 3D Logos in Photoshop

11:52
98

How to Add and Change 3D Materials & Textures in Photoshop

08:42
99

Using Cameras & Depth of Field in 3D Photoshop

05:12
100

Adding Lights & Casting Shadows Using Photoshop 3D

10:01
101

How to Export a High Quality 3D Image from Photoshop

04:42
102

Class Project – 3D in Photoshop

01:08
103

How to Create Fake 3D Lines & Type in Photoshop

09:33
104

Fake 2.5D Gradient Effect with Paths in Photoshop

07:10
105

Class Project - Fake 3D in Photoshop

00:46

Mock-ups & Presenting Your Work

106

Using Free Templates & Adobe Market to Mockup in Photoshop

11:07
107

How Make a Reusable Mockup in Photoshop Using Smart Objects

06:40
108

Mockup Poster Against a Wall Using Photoshop

08:16
109

How to Make a Simple UI App Web Design Mockup Using Photoshop

06:06
110

Class Project – Mockups in Photoshop

01:00

Exporting

111

How to Proofing Colors in Adobe Photoshop Ready for Print

04:04
112

How to Tidy Up your Photoshop Files Before Sending Them Out

10:21
113

How to Package Your Photoshop File to Include Linked Images

07:22
114

3 Kinds of File Export for Photoshop Social Media Web & Print

12:59
115

Quiz - Exporting

What’s Next

116

What’s Next After Your Photoshop Advanced Course

01:05

Final Quiz

117

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

Advanced Tricks for Healing Brush for Retouching in Photoshop

Hi there. This video is all about going through some healing brush. More advanced tips and tricks, you probably already know how to use it. I'm just going to show you what I do to make it go fast and to give you some better results. Let's jump in. All right, to get started. Let's open up healing one. Thank you, Bruce Dixon. So before we get started we're gonna use the healing brush, The more advanced tool. But I just want to remind you that the spot healing brush, which is this one here. Okay, the automatic one. If you haven't used it for a while, it has got so much better, especially with the introduction of content aware and when I'm doing professional retouching, it is like 70% of the work. It's just too easy. A couple of tricks to get good use of it. Okay, Is to make sure you're working on a separate layer, we're gonna call this one retouch, make sure sample or layers on. Otherwise it won't work because it's going to reach through to this bottom layer, but everything's going to end...

up on this layer that we can turn off afterwards. So pick a brush size and hardness and just click once. It is just pretty amazing you want to get too close to the edges. Okay, so bulk of the work gets done with this tool tips for using this tool. Okay, so say we've got a chunky, we want to get rid of this long here. We can probably just paint it out, but I guess I just really want to show you my trick. Okay you click once hold shift and click again and it joins the two lines. Okay so if you've got like a long seem that you need to fix up, you can click ones hold shift and click again and it just joins the two up. And because we used its own layer you can start to see everything's on its own retouch layer and what will end up happening is you'll end up going too far and you need to kind of dial it back. So with this layer selected and your move tool selected. So I'm at an opacity of 100% and just take five on my keyboard and said 50. So it's just a lot easier. I'm not even looking at this or dragging, I'm just looking at my image super close and just kind of tapping tap fast. Like I tapped 33, I get 33 I'm going to go to 80. So it's they're still there, they're just heavily reduced, even a little bit less, 70 more realism. Let's say the spot healing brush isn't working for you in your instance. I'm gonna turn that layer off and create a new one. Okay this is going to be my retouch too. We're going to use the healing brush by itself now and show you how to use this because we didn't cover it in the essentials so what we're going to do is click and hold down the spot healing brush, grab the healing brush. It works the same way except I get to be in a lot more control. Okay so the spot healing brush just goes and finds pixels and I'm just gonna guess what you can do is you can hold down the option key on a Mac or the old key on a Pc and click a target. Okay, just say I want to use this bit of skin. Please don't just pick anything. Pick this bit from all the way over here. So that's option on a Mac on a pc and you click once and then let go. And this is totally not gonna work because I haven't done this one that says current layer. I want to sample all the layers please. So set the target again and now click and drag and watch what I'm dragging. It's a little hard to see. I'll get the editor to zoom in. You can see the target clicking and dragging and moving around. Okay, so you can kind of see where it's pulling from. Justice is a good job gives you a bit more control. You click drag, let go gets fancier. If you open up the window and go to the one that says clone source, it works for both the clone tool stamp which we'll do in the next video and this healing brush and you can have more than one source. So at the moment is just using this it's pulling from this particular document. Right click there. That's where it is. What you can do is you can set up a group at least five different points you want to pull from. Okay, so what I'm going to do is I'm going to say I want I want some kind of really light texture over here. So this first one is going to be my lightest option. This next option here, it could be from a completely different document. Just have it open and steal from that. It'll load into the clone source. But I want to kind of a medium kind of texture that one there finally use this only when there's like a really high I so there's a real grain in the image. And you need to kind of match the grain in this case we're matching kind of skin texture. But you get the idea. So I said a medium point here. Darker, darker, darker. And he is going to be kind of where to find something that's the darkest part of the skin probably across here. So now when I'm working I can come down here and say actually this piece here is probably going to work with that first one I took. Then there is something else. This one here is a bit lighter. So I'm gonna go to this lighter option over here is my medium a little bit darker than medium. Okay. And I'm not really taking the darkness of it because the healing brush will match the colors. But the texture that appears in these kind of darker areas. Okay, just end up being a different kind of grain than the stuff that are in the light areas. Again, you might decide on skin texture. You might have. Number one is stuff from this kind of clear patch on the forehead. You might decide Number one here is the texture from the skin from the forehead and number two is the kind of poorest one here from the nose. There's a little bit of like tiny hairs that are there. So that's just taking that a little bit further. And if I'm honest, even when I'm doing even I was doing like full time retouching. I didn't use these points very often. There's a lot of this. I'll show you a bit more of the workflow that I did, but I want to show you that feature because some people do really like it. So let's say we're working in nice and close. Space bar is obviously a really useful one. Another really helpful once I'm in real tight and I need to get a new sample point from the other side of the face. So space bar, click and drag and I can find it other side of the face is probably not that hard chin. I'm going to go down to the chin and there it is. Okay, so it's not particularly hard here. But let's say I want to go to somewhere. I'm not too sure yet. So I want to go up to the forehead instead of clicking and dragging and dragging. Just hold down the H. Key, click and hold down the H. Key on your keyboard. Then click and hold down the mouse key and you can go over here, let's go. You can hold the HP. Move down, start working on the arm. So it means I've always got my healing brush selected and the apes just moved to the hand tool temporarily. It's like they never get a window that used to be up here. Another handy trick is I find I like to kind of move the object around, especially I'm working on say the edges here. Okay, you can use this tool here. Okay, it's the rotate tool or there's the hand tool there. What I do is on the healing brush. Just hold down the R. Key and just drag it around and decide I'm going to be working here kate, I'm just gonna kind of move along with the edge I find, especially with my wacom tablet, my range of movement is a lot better when I have this thing rotated to an angle that kind of suits my kind of risk movements escape to get rid of it if you tap the R. Key, it just moves to it. You got to go back to the healing brush if you click and hold the arche, it's kind of like just temporarily doing it. Same with the H key, same sort of principle. The one last thing I'll show you is this aligned on and off. There's times where it's great on and times where it's not so great. So let's say that I am Escaping to get back out of here. 100 show you what does. Let's zoom in. So with it aligned, what's going to happen is if I set my point here and I start I like this but I start dragging across. Can you see the little target? Okay if I let go because I got close to the edge and then I come back again and start drawing again. Can you see it goes back to where it started? Okay, so it's kind of aligned perfectly from wherever this is. It doesn't really matter. Can you see it keeps following it? It's exactly kind of like 200 pixels across and 200 pixels down. Doeses't matter where you are. I end up over here. Can you see it's grabbing bits of the chin there totally recognizes. Let's go and do. Whereas let's say we've only got like one patch of nice skin. The rest of it needs a lot of work. You can set it there and it doesn't matter where you are. I can click over here now and can you see it's still pulling from that original image so it's not aligned anymore. Okay. So if you've got one and you're kind of building it out, doesn't have to be skin, say it's some brickwork or grass, you've just got a nice patch and just want to keep going back to that. The only trouble with it is that you're going to have repetition potentially. Alright, so that's gonna be it for the healing brush. Let's move on next to the clone tool stamp. Don't think about skipping that one. The healing brush, yes, took a lot of the work from the clone tool stamp. But there are some cool tricks which I'll show you that make it useful to go into your toolkit. I'll see you there.

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Uli N
 

Great class, but outdated PS version. It was confusing sometimes. Some tools are not in PS anymore and more tools have been added which is not included in the course.

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