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Easy on-the-spot blemish removal with the Spot Healing Brush (CS4/CS5/CS6/CC)

Added on Friday 18th of July 2014 07:42 am EST

By Amy Palermo

If you’re looking for a way to quickly eliminate dust, speckles, or blemishes from an image, look no further than Photoshop’s Spot Healing Brush tool. Introduced in Photoshop Elements, it was a popular tool that eventually found its way into Photoshop’s’ arsenal.
The Spot Healing Brush works similar to the Healing Brush. It works to preserve the texture, tone, and color of an area. At the same time, it removes unsightly dust, blemishes, or similar markings easily. The main difference between the two tools is that the Healing Brush requires a user to sample a source for a reference point before the healing can begin. The Spot Healing Brush works with a single click.

To remove a blemish with the Spot Healing Brush:

  • Choose the Spot Healing Brush Tool f...