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Cloning 911

Last updated Mar 14, 2003.

Cloning in Photoshop can be a tough process—mainly because it’s usually a guessing game. You use the Clone Stamp tool, but you never quite know what it’s going to look like until you paint. Cloning areas with patterns is especially difficult because you can't match up the patterns. In the video tutorial below, I take some of the pain out of the cloning process by showing you how to use a special palette in Photoshop CS3 that takes the guesswork out of cloning.

Cloning 911: Video Tutorial