Photoshop Guide Lines | Part 9

Photoshop Guide Lines: In this section, we will discuss all the Stamp too, Healing brush tool, History tool, and shape tools.

Photoshop Guide Lines | Part 9
Photoshop Guide Lines | Part 9

Stamp Tool:

Photoshop Guide Lines | Part 9
Clone and Pattern Stamp Tool

The Clone Stamp Tool copies the pixels from one part of the image for the application in another part of the same or different image. It can touch up an image, remove an unwanted portion or object.


  1. Choose “Clone Stamp Tool”.
  2. Choose the required option in the property bar.
  3. Click on the required portion of an image holding the “Alt” key.
  4. Click or drag in the same image or another image removing “Alt”


  1. Copy image to another page.
  2. Remove spots of the image.

The Pattern Stamp Tool is used to stamp the pre-define pattern into the required location. You can also define a new pattern with your favorite image.

Defining and applying Pattern:

  1. Open the required image to define the pattern.
  2. Edit menu -> Define pattern -> Give name -> OK
  3. Switch into the required image.
  4. Choose the pattern stamp tool.
  5. Choose the required options from the property bar.
  6. Click on dropdown arrow of pattern and select previously define pattern name from the property bar.
  7. Drag it as per your requirement.

Healing Tool:

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Healing Tools

The Spot Healing Brush Tool works similarly to the healing brush tool. Unlike the healing brush tool, it doesn’t require you to specify a sample spot. It automatically samples from around the retouched area. The Healing Brush Tool lets you right flaws, making at that point vanish into the encompassing picture.


  1. Select the image by pressing “Alt” key with mouse click.
  2. Copy or drag the mouse to paste.

The Patch Tool lets you repair a selected area with pixels from another area of a pattern like the healing brush tool.


If “Source” is selected in property bar of patch tool

  1. Select the required area by any selection tool. (that would be removed later)
  2. Then Drag the selected area by patch tool into another required area to remove the previously selected area by that area.

If “Destination” is selected in property bar of patch tool

  1. Select the required area by any selection tool. (that would be used to paste latter)
  2. Then drag the selected area by patch tool into another required area like over spots etc.

The Red Eye Tool is used to remove the red eye effect and white or green reflection of the image if that is appeared in the image.


  1. Choose the “Red Eye Tool”.
  2. Set any options:

Pupil size: increases or decreases the area affected by the red-eye tool
Darken Amount: sets the darkness of correction.

  1. Click on the red eye of the image.


  1. Remove the spots of the image.
  2. Copy the image in the same or another page.
  3. Use the Healing Brush Tool to put an image to see the effect that the image would be settled in the image according to the surroundings.
  4. Remove the red-eye effect of an image.

History Tool:

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History Brush Tool

The History Brush Tool is used in conjunction with the History palette. History Brush paints back previous image edits.


  1. Choose “History Brush Tool”.
  2. Click or drag over the edited part of the image that will bring the image in the original state.

The Art History Brush Tool lets you paint with adapted strokes.


  1. Choose “Art History Brush Tool”.
  2. Choose required options in the property bar.

Style: Lets you choose the shape of the paint stroke.
Area: defines the area to cover by the paint stroke.
Tolerance: limits the stroke where paint stroke can be applied.

  1. Click or drag on the image.

Shape Tool:

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Shape Tools

The Shape Tool creates rectangles, rounded rectangles, ellipse, polygons, lines, and custom shapes. We can make customize shapes selected from a custom shape list on the property bar by choosing a custom shape tool. Before drawing shape choose

Shape Layer to create a new layer of the shape.

Paths to create a path only on a current layer that you can then use to make a selection, create vector mask, or fill and strokewith color to create raster graphics. A work way is transitory except if you spare it. Ways shows up in ways palette.

Fill Pixels to fill in the selected layer with selected shape.


Arrowheads Start and End: Adds arrowhead to start or end of a line.

Width: 10%-1000%
Length: 10%-5000%

Concavity: it defines the amount of curvature on the widest part of a arrowhead, where the arrowhead meets the line.
Circle: constrains an ellipse to a circle.
Characterized Proportions: renders a custom shape dependent on the extents with which it was made.
Characterized Size: renders a custom shape dependent on the size at which it was made.
Fixed Size: renders a square shape, adjusted square shape, oval or custom shape as a fixed shape dependent on the qualities you enter in the width and stature text boxes.

From Center: renders a rectangle, rounded rectangle, ellipse or custom shape from center.
Indent Sides By: renders polygon as a star.
Proportional: renders rectangle, rounded rectangle or a ellipse as a proportional shape based on the values you enter in the width and height text boxes.
Radius: for rounded rectangles, specifies the corner radius. For polygons, indicates the good ways from the focal point of a polygon to the external focuses.

Sides: determines the quantity of sides in a polygon.
Smooth Corners or Smooth Indents: renders a polygon with smooth corners or indents.
Snap To Pixels: snaps edges of rectangle or rounded rectangle to the pixels boundaries.
Square: obliges a square shape or adjusted square shape to a square.

Unconstrained: lets you set width and height of rectangle, rounded rectangle, ellipse, or custom shape by dragging.
Weight: determines the width, in pixels, of a line.


  1. Draw different shapes from the custom shape tool.
  2. Put an image inside the required shape.
  3. Create clouds & rainbows.

Also Check out: Basic Photoshop Tutorials for beginners | Part-8

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