We are back again with the latest edition of the Photoshop Quickies where you are sure of having creative orgasm. Today, our quick tip is centered on the Patch Tool. It is very simple to use, instead of wasting your time cloning, the Patch Tool (J) will help you remove some unwanted part of an image by simply making a selection and replacing it with a complimentary background.
Open to the image you want to clone, as we have selected an image courtesy of Google called Nature Landscape.
Select the Patch Tool (J) from the Tool Box
Use the Patch Tool to make a selection around the unwanted portion. The portion we want to clone here is the ballon. So make a selection around it
Drag the selection towards a portion you want to replace the selected area with. And voila you are done in second.
Below will is the final result:
Please note that Patch Tool is only available on CS5 and CS6
About the Author
Olabode Ojomo is the Creative Partner/Founder of Olabodeskills, a Young Lion Competition Winner (Print Category) in 2010. He is a seasoned Visual Designer with specialty in Typography, Digital Art and Compositing. He is currently a Deputy Art Director with one of Nigeria’s top Advertising Agency and has worked on various accounts like Western Union, First Bank, British America Tobacco (BAT), Pfizer, Etisalat, Multi-Choice, Swipha, FSDH, Binatone and Cadbury. His love for art is uncontrollable.