Advanced Auto Painting and Cloning

Advanced Auto Painting and Cloning

By Discovery Center Team

Now that you have learned how to do a simple auto painting, take the process even further by learning how to underpaint. Using layers and presets you will learn how to add a variety of enhancements to your painting by manipulating the source photo. Adjust hue and contrast to redefine the tone of your painting and restore important detail to draw the eye to specific locations.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to automatically paint with multi-layer data.
  • How to duplicate an image layer.
  • How to adjust underpainting settings.
  • How to Auto Clone from your underpainting.

Thanks for watching! We hope you found this tutorial helpful and we would love to hear your feedback in the Comments section below. And don’t forget to visit our social media pages and show us what you’ve learned by sharing your photos, videos and creative projects with us.

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Comments (2)

  • Lewis Jackson Reply

    It never answered my question — How to make the auto painting process visible on the screen

    May 4, 2016 at 2:38 am
    • adampotter Reply

      Hello Lewis,

      The auto-painting process should start as soon as you hit the play button in the auto-paint settings. There are a couple things to double-check first though!

      The big one is to make sure the tracing paper overlay is hidden. The hotkey to toggle the tracing paper overlay is Ctrl+T on Windows, and Command+T on Mac OS.

      Next, in the Auto Painting tab, make sure you have Smart Brush Painting selected. Optionally, check off Smart Settings as well to let Painter handle adjusting the settings per area and per stroke.

      With those two things taken care of, you should be all set to hit play in the bottom right of the Auto Painting tab, and watch Painter go!

      May 10, 2016 at 4:49 pm

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