Tricks for forcing Content Aware Fill to Work the Way You Want

This step-by-step tutorial examines one of the new features of Photoshop CS 5, content aware fill – most demos simply show the process. I show you how to really take advantage of content aware fill in a practical way using a real world scenario. Learn how to “trick” content aware fill into using just what you want to replace an unwanted element to get predictable results. Along the way I show how to “lock” layer transparency, create a lighting effect with the gradient tool and use the type tool with Layer Styles…


How to Use Content Aware Fill from Lee Varis on Vimeo.

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