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Affinity Photo for iPad: INPAINTING vs. Clone Stamp Tool

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I watched the Apple WWDC keynote and found AP for iPad amazing.  Nothing else on iOS compares!  While watching your video tutorials today, I paid close attention to object removal.  Please jump to 1:57 in the following tutorial video:

 

 

Notice how the woman is nicely removed but the left-corner edge of that L-shaped gutter has vanished and looks very wrong.  In Photoshop there is a Clone Stamp Tool that helps one to manually fix things like that (restoring content beneath a removed object).  Is there an equivalent Clone Stamp Tool in Affinity Photo for iPad?

 

INPAINTING is very easy to use and is a good tool in many situations but not all.  In the specific case of removing that woman, a clone stamp tool used by hand would make the removal nearly undetectable and allow you to retain the content shown between her arms.

 

Thank you.

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I don't have an iPad, but on the picture on the website, the clone tool (rubber stamp) is the fifth tool from the bottom.

 

Unless Serif have done something weird.  :wacko:


Windows PCs. Photo and Designer, latest non-beta versions.

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Hi JDW,

You can apply the Inpainting non-destructively to a new layer rather than changing the original, making it easy to clone back details/retouch parts that may look wrong. To do this you have to create a new pixel layer above the original image and change the Inpainting Brush Tool source setting in the context toolbar to Current Layer & Below. The "inpainted" data will be placed in the new pixel layer. This applies both to the macOS and iOS versions.

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That's good because I am thinking of buying one and AP will be my first purchase. 

 

Couldn't live without the clone tool, honestly  :)


Windows PCs. Photo and Designer, latest non-beta versions.

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