How to use Photoshop for painting out objects (and exporting for Fusion)
In Part One of this series, you learned how to use a clean plate from Photoshop and track it in Resolve Fusion to remove an object. But we skipped the ‘create a clean plate in Photoshop’ step.
In this Insight, you learn the raster-painting techniques I used to remove that object. We’ll go over a number of color and setup options for your working canvas, and also explore many paint tools and blend modes. This is a full step-by-step walkthrough of my entire process.
Key takeaways from this Insight
By the end of this Insight, you should understand how to:
- Set up a Photoshop project for paint work on a film plate
- Use Photoshop’s content-aware tools, clone, layer copies, and regular paint strokes to paint out an object and fill in missing details, along with many tips and tricks
- Organize layers and know how to export multiple layers for use in Fusion
- Affinity Photo – A capable and inexpensive Photoshop alternative.
Related Mixing Light Insights
- Mixing Light Search Results: “Object Removal” – Various Mixing Light Insights covering different aspects and tools used for object removal in DaVinci Resolve.
- Series: Object Removal in Resolve Fusion – This series includes an earlier 2-part series on object removal in Fusion by Jamie Dickinson.
Questions or Comments? Leave a comment!
Have you done similar paint tasks before? Have you used other paint software (Affinity, Corel Painter, etc.) and would like to share your experience?