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How to use Content Aware Extend in Adobe Photoshop

Lesson 33 from: Adobe Photoshop Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

How to use Content Aware Extend in Adobe Photoshop

Lesson 33 from: Adobe Photoshop Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

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33. How to use Content Aware Extend in Adobe Photoshop

Lessons

Class Trailer

Getting Started

1

Class Introduction

03:24
2

Before you get Started with the Photoshop Advanced Course

01:28

Selections & Masking - Advanced

3

The Easiest Way in the World to Mask a Person in Adobe Photoshop

24:23
4

Class Project - Select Subject

01:41
5

Select Mask & Changing a Color using Photoshop - Color Range

10:00
6

Using Photoshop Selection to Fix Grass & Sky - Color Range

07:20
7

How to Change the Color of Skin in Photoshop - Color Range

08:05
8

How to Create an Ink Splash Image Around Text - Color Range

15:02
9

Class Project - Color Range in Adobe Photoshop

01:54
10

Mask on a Group Rather than each Layer

11:18
11

Advanced Masking using a Channels in Adobe Photoshop

14:14
12

Class Project - Channel Mask

01:30
13

How to Make Selections in Photoshop Based on the Focus Area

22:53
14

Class Project - Focus Area

01:11
15

Selection Trick Using the Smudge Tool in Photoshop

04:16
16

Future of Selections in Photoshop with Adobe Sneaks

07:04
17

Quiz - Selection & Masking

Preferences & Workflow

18

Advanced Preference Changes for Adobe Photoshop

08:36
19

How to Speed up Adobe Photoshop if it’s Running Slow

07:48
20

Workflow Tips & Tricks Like a Professional in Photoshop

13:45
21

Advanced Layer Tricks in Adobe Photoshop CC

05:58
22

Automatically Add a Watermark Text or Logo in Photoshop

08:29
23

Batch or Image Process Multiple Images at Once in Photoshop

09:05
24

How to put Loads of Images into one Photoshop File Quickly

07:04
25

Weird Adobe Photoshop Features & Easter Eggs

06:37

Fixing Images

26

How to Enlarge Images Without Becoming Blurry in Photoshop

06:57
27

How to Fix Blurry Images in Photoshop Using Shake Reductions

08:17
28

Advanced Color & Tone Correction Using Levels in Photoshop

06:44
29

Advanced Curves in Adobe Photoshop CC

06:34
30

Quiz - Fixing Images

Cropping & Aligning & Distorting

31

How to Reshape Images Without Distorting in Photoshop Content Aware Scale

09:44
32

How to use Content Aware Move in Photoshop

08:38
33

How to use Content Aware Extend in Adobe Photoshop

07:28
34

Removing Objects Using Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

07:01
35

Class Project - Content Aware Fill

01:03
36

Cropping Tricks Delete Pixel & Reveal Cropped Content in Photoshop

06:11
37

Automatically Crop & Rotate Scanned Documents in Photoshop

05:35
38

Crop Angled Images to Straighten Perspective Cropping Photoshop

04:42
39

How to Trim the White Away from the Edge of an Image in Photoshop

01:52
40

Automatically Align Layers in Adobe Photoshop CC

07:38
41

How to Reshape Images using the Puppet Warp in Photoshop

18:10
42

Class Exercise - Puppet Warp

01:14
43

How to Change the Perspective in Photoshop Perspective Warp

05:47
44

Quiz - Cropping & Aligning & Distorting

Color

45

How to Color Black & White Image in Photoshop

09:42
46

How to Create a Duotone Effect in Adobe Photoshop CC

09:28
47

44. Class Project – Duotone in Adobe Photoshop

02:20
48

How to create the Glitch Effect in Adobe Photoshop

07:01
49

Class Project - Glitch Effect in Adobe Photoshop

00:44
50

Color Grading with Orange & Teal Effect in Adobe Photoshop

05:36
51

Class Project - Color Grading in Adobe Photoshop

00:49
52

Quiz - Color

CC Libraries

53

Advanced CC Libraries Tricks and Tips Photoshop

19:15

Typography

54

Advanced Type Trick & Workflows in Adobe Photoshop

19:38
55

Photoshop Can Guess your Font Using Match Fonts

10:43
56

Quiz - Typography

Artboards

57

52. Adding Artboards to your Photoshop Workflow Properly

05:24
58

How to Add Images Correctly to a Photoshop Artboard

08:17
59

Using Smart Objects & Relinking Images in Photoshop

04:10
60

Advanced Speed Tricks for Updating Artboards in Photoshop

04:09
61

Export Artboards as PDF & Separate JPGs in Photoshop

05:38
62

Quiz - Artboards

Retouching

63

Advanced Tricks for Healing Brush for Retouching in Photoshop

08:24
64

Don’t Forget About Clone Tool Stamp in Photoshop

06:09
65

How to use the Patch Tool for Retouching in Photoshop

06:41
66

Class Exercise – Retouching in Photoshop

01:15
67

How to Retouch in Photoshop Using Face Aware in Liquify

06:50
68

How to Use Vanishing Point to Mocking up Designs in Photoshop

12:19
69

Vanishing Point - Cloning & Healing at an Angle in Photoshop

11:19
70

64. Class Exercise - Vanishing Point in Photoshop

00:51
71

Fixing & Retouching Skin Tone in Adobe Photoshop

06:01
72

Retouching Eyes by Enhancing in Adobe Photoshop

08:00
73

Retouching Eyes with a Little Bit of Fakery in Photoshop

09:00
74

Fully Faking Believable Eyes in Adobe Photoshop

06:45
75

Class Project – Eyes in Photoshop

00:51
76

70. How to Realistically Whiten Teeth in Adobe Photoshop

11:44
77

Class Project – Teeth in Photoshop

00:57
78

Quiz - Retouching

Layers

79

Difference Between Place Linked vs Place Embedded in Photoshop

08:22
80

What is the Difference Between Fill & Opacity in Layer

01:11
81

How to Use & Export Layer Comps in Adobe Photoshop

03:27

Visual Styles & Effects

82

75. How to Create a Double Exposure in Adobe Photoshop

11:07
83

Class Project - Double Exposure in Photoshop

01:17
84

How to Create a Watercolor Painting Effect in Photoshop

09:23
85

Class Project – Watercolor in Photoshop

00:32
86

How to Decay Pixel Explosion Dispersion Method in Photoshop

13:47
87

How to Make Exploding Shoe Effect in Adobe Photoshop

10:49
88

Class Project – Decay in Photoshop

00:51
89

Quiz - Visual Styles & Effects

Video & Animated Gifs for Social Media

90

How to Edit Video in Adobe Photoshop

25:42
91

Parallax Effect to Make Photos Move in Photoshop

13:22
92

Class Project – Parallax in Photoshop

01:15
93

How to Create Live Images - Cinemagraphs in Photoshop

13:19
94

Class Project – Cinemagraph in Photoshop

01:35

Web Design

95

How to Setup a File Ready for Web and UI Design in Photoshop

09:32
96

How to Export Your Web Design UI Project for Dreamweaver

07:57

3D

97

How to Make 3D Text & 3D Logos in Photoshop

11:52
98

How to Add and Change 3D Materials & Textures in Photoshop

08:42
99

Using Cameras & Depth of Field in 3D Photoshop

05:12
100

Adding Lights & Casting Shadows Using Photoshop 3D

10:01
101

How to Export a High Quality 3D Image from Photoshop

04:42
102

Class Project – 3D in Photoshop

01:08
103

How to Create Fake 3D Lines & Type in Photoshop

09:33
104

Fake 2.5D Gradient Effect with Paths in Photoshop

07:10
105

Class Project - Fake 3D in Photoshop

00:46

Mock-ups & Presenting Your Work

106

Using Free Templates & Adobe Market to Mockup in Photoshop

11:07
107

How Make a Reusable Mockup in Photoshop Using Smart Objects

06:40
108

Mockup Poster Against a Wall Using Photoshop

08:16
109

How to Make a Simple UI App Web Design Mockup Using Photoshop

06:06
110

Class Project – Mockups in Photoshop

01:00

Exporting

111

How to Proofing Colors in Adobe Photoshop Ready for Print

04:04
112

How to Tidy Up your Photoshop Files Before Sending Them Out

10:21
113

How to Package Your Photoshop File to Include Linked Images

07:22
114

3 Kinds of File Export for Photoshop Social Media Web & Print

12:59
115

Quiz - Exporting

What’s Next

116

What’s Next After Your Photoshop Advanced Course

01:05

Final Quiz

117

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

How to use Content Aware Extend in Adobe Photoshop

Hi there. This video is all about content aware, extend. It's brilliant for things like this where I just need more grass but it needs to be kind of random. I don't want to see any repeating patterns or spend ages kind of masking or clone tool stamping this one here. I need more grass magic, more grass. The blend is pretty seamless removed. Any kind of repeating patterns. Thank you Photoshop and thank you content aware, extend. Let's jump in and learn the ins and outs. Alright from your 05 cropping and aligning folder. Open up content aware, extend 1, 2 and three. Let's start with the first one to content aware extent has has two uses. Okay, so it's hidden under the spot healing brush, grab the content aware, move tools. Weird. It's kind of tied in with the move tool. Okay. And at the top here by default it's set to move. Let's switch it to extend now to use it like a pro. You need to have a layer and then say this one, sample all layers because then it's going to pick them up and put ...

them on their own layer. So let's have transport on drop selected as well. So the first way of using it is basically just like a move tool like we saw in the previous video so we drag it here we get it to the position we want. We can rotate it around. We can scale it in the difference is when I hit return that's the original guy, he just doesn't disappear. So we use it the same way we do use the move tool. But in this case we just don't want to delete the birds. We want to leave that guy there. But we want another version of him down here. Return. He stays. This guy stays. The other nice thing is that I get to play around with structure and color right now. Okay. I don't need to know because it's come out nicely. I'll zoom in a little bit. Even you can adjust this depending how good or bad you can see him moving a little bit there. Your selection was. So that's one way of using them. Let's look at another way And it really lends itself to this kind of not repeating pattern, but this really flat perspective. It doesn't have to be experiment with it. But where I found it the most useful is in situations like this. So let's say that I've got a leaderboard banner ad to make, which is the really long skinny banner ad and I need this grass to go all the way along. This is where extend is super useful. So what am I going to do first of all, I'm going to extend the background. I'm gonna grab the crop tool and just kind of randomly pick a leader board size and now I'm going to make a selection using my rectangle marquee tool. I just tapped em on the keyboard so I'm going to, I'm going to grab it all can overlap it, it's fine. So once you've got your selection, go to the content aware move to make sure it's set to extend. Don't worry about the structure and color at the moment we can adjust it. What we need to do is make sure there's another layer. Remember we're professionals, sample all layers are selected and we're going to click hold and drag it this way I'm holding, shift it kind of slides perfectly to the right now. What I want to do is I don't want to kind of just join it up there. I want a bit of an overlap. The more overlap the better. Just some sort of overlap when you let go. What I want you to do is actually just going to zoom in. So I've got that transform going. So what I want you to do before I hit return, I want you to watch this side and this side. And the difference between using this and lots of other tools is that it's actually going to reach back to the original and try and blend it all the way across? So watch some of these tall grass pits change return, kick back. Watch, watch, watch, I'm still watching, did you see that? Going to de select and can you see it not only did the selection that I had actually reached back over here and try to do some adjustments now it wasn't very exciting. So I'm gonna go back do it again, make sure it overlaps, the chunk hit return and I'm gonna play around with this because like the move tool, the extent tool, we can actually make adjustments. We can say actually want to play around with this structure and watch this side here, watching, watching, watching it's freaking out a little bit. It's a big enough document. Can you see it went back to this side, made a different adjustments. Same with colors, I can go this side and say I want to be higher or lower. You're just trying to find this nice balance. Wait for it. The select there's a little bit of grass. I probably wouldn't even worry about it. You should probably fix that bit of grass up but it's an amazing way of extending things out and getting them to blend nicely. Another pro trick is if I go under again, got the selection. Okay and what I want to do is use content aware, move, extend, everything's the same except when I drag it across, I've got that transform on drop. Okay so that checkbox is still selected what I can do instead of just leaving it like this, I can right click and say actually flip it horizontally please, so that at least the repetition is not going to be as bad heading to keep an eye out on the join. Keep an eye. Keep an eye wow, you did a big joint. I went way back over here and started rejecting it so structure here, turn it up. Watch it do it again. So that's the cool thing about this tool, you can get it and if it's wrong you can slide these up and down, playing with both color and structure will give you different results. Alright de select. I'm happy with it and it's not a convincing job. Alright, last option. Let's go to content aware, extend three. So we want we want this to be we needed to be portrait, we can flip it over. It would be too easy. I just want more grass up here though. I'm gonna grow my crop tool which is C on my keyboard. I'm gonna make this bigger return. So in the previous tutorials we use content west scale, right? So continue with scale and it's going to not work right? Not particularly believable but if I make a selection of this, I could use my rectangle marquee tool or if we hold down the command key and click on this layer, you see it put a selection right around it. Let's grab our content aware move, make sure it's set to extend to be fancy on its own layer, sample or layers transform on drop and I'm going to extend this up, make sure there's a bit of overlap again. I'm going to right click it so it's not. Can you see there's some areas here that are symmetrical so I'm gonna flip vertical this time and let's flip horizontal. I could have rotated it actually. I should rotate it. There you go. Now they're offset. But for me the darkened on that side is not quite working. So I'll show you another trick but we get there, we zoom in because we want to see the blend happen. I'm not sure why it's so important for me to see that. You know what it is? Here wait wait wait, wait, wait for the join, it will reach both sides. That's what freaks me out about Photoshop. Super clever. Again, I'm happy with that. You could adjust the structure and the color. What I'm going to do is de select and be very happy. Now what I do is I go through and try and find any kind of repeating patterns. See this one here he repeats. I feel like that's an obvious giveaway, obvious dish. So what tool would I use? Probably just a patch tool. Said the source. I'm going to be on the right layer and I'm going to grab this guy, drag it over here and let go the select. You can see. Go on. Let's work our way around and I feel like that is another problem spot. Very vague selections. De select. Thank you, Photoshop You are super helpful. Alright. I'm out and that is content aware extent before you rush off though. Just so you know I found it works perfect on these flat plains. This kind of stuff where that side is almost the same as the other side. Same with this one here. That side is almost the same as that side. Well, very similar in texture and tone. Does a brilliant job kind of randomizing things, gives you a bit of control of that randomization and we can tweak it a little bit using the patch tool. Alright, friends go forth. Sorry, continue to wear move content aware extend is my favorite enough of that. Let's get on to the next video.

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Great class, but outdated PS version. It was confusing sometimes. Some tools are not in PS anymore and more tools have been added which is not included in the course.

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