Usage of ‘History Brush Tool’ in Photoshop

Usage of ‘History Brush Tool’ in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will get to know about the tool that is used for many purposes and one of the most important tools in Photoshop coined as the ‘history brush tool.’ When you click on it, you will also see that ‘Y’ is written beside the move tool which tells you that it is also a shortcut form of the history brush tool. There is a tool named ‘Type tool’ in Photoshop. When you click on that type tool, if you click ‘Y,’ it will automatically take you to history brush tool. I hope that it will be very helpful for all and for the beginners especially.

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The history brush tool will allow you to paint a previous history state or snap shot of the photo in the history panel over your current image.  Then, you can just use the options bar to change various settings of the history brush tool to change the brush style, size, blending and other standard brush options. In order to use this tool, open the photo that you want to use and then click into the left box of the state or snap shot that you want to use as the basis for the tool over in the history panel. You should be able to see a picture of a small paint brush trip in the selected state in the left most box. You can also use the options bar to select your brush settings for the tool. These options are the standard brush options that you have at the time when you select the brush. You will also be able to use the tools that will help you to adjust your photo according to your own choice and obviously that will help you to understand your audience properly. Thus, actually you use the history brush tool.


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