How to remove anything in Photoshop by mastering the clone stamp tool


posted Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 6:00 AM EDT


A common use of Photoshop is to remove unwanted items from an image. There are multiple ways you can accomplish this, including the clone stamp tool. In the video below, Aaron Nace of Phlearn shows how you can remove anything from an image in Photoshop using this tool. If you would like to follow along with the tutorial using the same sample image, click here.

You may be wondering why the clone stamp tool can be a better choice than the spot healing brush. While Nace likes the spot healing brush, it does have some limitations, particularly when dealing with certain repeating textures or other fine details in an image. The video below is about 20 minutes long and shares important tips and tricks, such as how to use the clone stamp tool on new layers, matching textures to fit the surrounding area in an image and much more.

(Via Phlearn