We all suffer blemishes that we wish we didn’t. Pits, pock marks, pimples. Wrinkles, eye bags, crow’s feet. Black heads, white heads, pustules, carbuncles. Moles, skin tags, full-on witch’s warts. Edward James Olmos-style acne scars. Frido Kahlo-style female mustaches. Frido Kahlo-style unisex unibrows. And my personal favorite: big, hurky, festering, oozing cold sores. (No, I don’t suffer those. Why would think such a thing? What a crazy leap of logic.)
Fortunately, our photographic portraits don’t have to exhibit any of those imperfections. All thanks to Feature #22: Photoshop’s healing brush. This amazing tool grafts good skin onto bad and heals the seams in between.
Check out the video for a complete demonstration, including some background information on how the healing brush works. All in the name of healing away a tragic scar on the face of a real, modern-day pirate. Warning: It’s all very graphic, not for the squeamish.
The vicious, savage, just-as-soon-kill-ya-as-lookit-ya pirate comes from image vendor Fotolia. This image happens to be #763042 from photographer Simone van den Berg. Click this link for a special deal.
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