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Retouch Your Digitzed Handpainted Art: Using Your iPad to Prepare Your Art for Surface Design

Karen Burns, The Warped Spinster

Retouch Your Digitzed Handpainted Art: Using Your iPad to Prepare Your Art for Surface Design

Karen Burns, The Warped Spinster

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6 Lessons (47m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. TouchRetouch Interface and Tools

    • 3. Retouching a Watercolor

    • 4. Preparing a Repeat Pattern TIle

    • 5. PIxelmator Tools, and Creating Repeat Pattern Tile

    • 6. Final Thoughts

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About This Class

In this class you'll learn how to use the Touch/Retouch and Pixelmator apps on your iPad to retouch your digitized artwork for surface design or repeat patterns.  If you don't have Photoshop, or can't afford Photoshop, or just want to be able to do it on your iPad, these apps can help!

I'll show you:

* the tools in the Touch/Retouch app

* how to use the tools to retouch a watercolor piece

* how to use the tools to make a repeat pattern tile from your handpainted art that you've scanned or photographed

* the tools in the Pixelmator app, and how to use them to make a repeat pattern tile from a watercolor piece.

Notes from class:

Nic Squirrell's class:

IPad Art: Watercolor Painting to Digital Seamless Pattern on Your iPad

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Karen Burns

The Warped Spinster


Hello, and welcome!  I'm Karen, and I'm glad you're here.

I've been making quilts for nearly 50 years, and have been teaching quilting and designing quilts for several years.    In the past year I embarked on designing fabric--because what quilter doesn't love fabric?

I retired from the library world six years ago, and since then have spent more time teaching and designing, and pursuing other interests:  reading, researching history, spinning (fiber) and weaving (hence the Warped Spinster name), knitting, etc., etc.   Basically, I love fiber.

And chocolate. 

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1. Introduction: Hi, I'm Karen, the warp spinster. In this class, I'd like to show you how you can use APS on your iPad to retouch your hand painted heart that you digitized by scanning or taking a photo. If you don't have Photoshopped or can't afford Photoshopped or even if you just like to be able to do it on your iPad, the touch, retouch and pixel mater APS can help. I'll show the interface and tools in the touch retouch app, demonstrate how they work on a real life digitized watercolor to retouch and clean it up. Then I'll show you how I take a water color and gel pen. Peace and use the quick repair. Remove line removal and clone stamp tools to turn it into a tile for a repeat pattern. Finally, I'll demonstrate using the smudge repair and clone tools in the pixel mater app to also turn the same watercolor piece into a repeat pattern tile. All you'll need are an iPad and the pixel mater and touch retouch APS. A stylus is useful, but you can also just use your finger. I'll be using an iPad pro and an apple pencil for your project. You'll be retouching your own art, and I hope you'll post before and after photos. Welcome to the class. Let's get started. 2. TouchRetouch Interface and Tools: first things first, let's take a look at the interface and tools available to you in the touch. Retouch app. The icon for the app is a green pencil wrapped around an X and on the home screen on the right hand side, you'll find excess to your most recent edits. If you have edited something, of course, you could also get information about the APP. There are written tutorials you can access from the home screen, and finally there is albums, and that's what we're going to use to select the photo. We want to touch retouch. So I tap on that. And this is what I want to use to begin with, just as a demo for the interface and tools these I just did digitally on, um, procreate. And I think maybe fresco. I think this one's for a fresco anyway, at the top here we have home, which will take us back to where we just came from. There's the undo redo. This is a review button, I call it. It will let you toggle back to the original untouched version of the photo that you first imported into it, and that's this is your share button where you can save it. Um, share it elsewhere, etcetera. The rial power of the app we see down here in the four tools we have object removal, quick repair line removal and clone stamp. So let's go through those. Individually, I've put these pieces on here just so that you can see what these different tools dio. I think it might be easier for you to see with some larger objects in an Uncluttered space . So let's start with object removal. I will tap on that and it opens up another sort of menu here. Our choices down here. One of them is settings over on the far right, and this is specific to whichever tool you have selected. So this settings menu is specifically for the object removal tool, and you can see this is just changing the brush size here, So I'm gonna have it. Well, let's do it fairly large, so you could maybe see it better. And now I go to the brush and I can move my brush over the area that I want to remove. And then I still find myself waiting for it to do it on its own, and it it never will. So have to go over and tap on the go. And then you see, it takes out everything that had that green around it. Here's your undo button. Brings it back. The racer, you might think, is what you use to erase the object on the screen. But it's actually to erase groups what you have selected on the screen. So if I want to clean that up a bit and not catch the top of that line so much, I could do that and then go. I can also use the lasso tool, which, as you might suspect, is how you last awesome objects that you want to delete and then go notice that you do not have to go back here. You do not have to. God. I did some clean up there. All right? You don't have to select that and then go and select another one and go. You can just one more cared one more. You can do that one and that one and then do go so you don't have to keep going back and forth. All right, so that is the object removal tool. Now we're gonna move on to quick repair. Again, we have the settings menu, which again just has the size of the brush. Move it up a little bit. There's a blemish remover which I have not found very useful for what I dio. I've actually never seen it do anything. It's supposed to remove blemishes, say on the face on a photograph, because this is a photo editing software, and I just don't have reason to do that with what I've been doing, so you could try it if that applies to painting or a photo that you're working on. So with my quick brush selected and I'm in my quick repair tool here, I'm going to try to soften this harder line between the pink and, uh, more purple watercolor line here. Um, that's pretty noticeable as a hard line in between there, I tend to use the quick repair as a smudge tool, though it really isn't a smudge tool really is a quick repair tool, but if you use it, you can see it evens that out, smudges it there. If I keep doing that and I have crossed over into this white, it's going to start pulling white into it because It's looking at the pixels on either side of what you've selected and bringing them together. So it's saying, Oh, you must want some white moving up in here so you can get some funky things if you spend too much time or go over it too many times, so I just use it as a quick smudge tool. Then we have the line removal tool, which is especially useful on photos if you've taken a photo or you have a painting that has that in photos, for example, if you got overhead wires, this is it's a snap to remove them using this. In this case, the Settings menu has then medium and thick as its options on. I've got a pretty thick line up there, so I'm going to choose thick and then I'm going to go up in just select part of this line, and it automatically removes at all so you can see how that would be useful if you were trying to take out overhead wires. There is also a segment remover, which, as you might suspect, lets you take out just a segment of a line. It leaves a feathery kind of edge. There Um, and you don't have the option for harder soft on your brush for that particular tool, so I often will just use the object removal tool to take out just segments of lines. Finally, there's the clone stamp, which is one of my favorite things. This is a parallel to the clone stamp on In photo shop. You have a target here that you move to where you want to start cloning. So I want to clone this flower, and then I just decide where I want that new flower that I'm cloning to be. And of course, it doesn't have to be a whole motif. It could be whatever. So if I could make this a solid object, which in another app packages to a copy and paste would be much easier. But you see how the clone works now. There is also the razor here, which is the same as it was for um, the object removal tool, which is the race is part of that green. Your selection before you clone it. The thing that I really like on this clone stamp is the mirror incapability. So if I want this flower to be flipped across the horizontal axis. So flipping this way flip vertically, I can go into mirroring and choose the vertical option. Now, when I do that, this is the target. Starts up here at the top of the flower and my flower is going to be flipped so that the pedals of my flower going to be down here and the stem goes that way. So I'm going to start down here when I clone it and it mirrors it going this way. You'll see. Come in the next couple videos. How useful that can be, particularly if you're doing a pattern. Repeat and you don't want this same flower marching across. You can change it around here. By the same token, I can do horizontal and now it's going to flip it this way. So let me figure out how this goes. So now it's going to do it. This direction there is also a diagonal option which I have not found useful. I've not gotten it to work the way I think that it should. You may well find that So let me show you what vertical you're horizontal does. Oops. Lost My target target tends to move around so you can see it's more the way that the tool is moving across it. It does that kind of, ah, mirroring flip, you know, diagonal it. Just write me a a message in the discussion. If you can figure out what that diagonal actually does, I haven't found it to be helpful for anything I wanted to do so far anyway. So those are the basic tools. We have four basic tools here. Object removal. Quick Repair, which I used mostly as a sort of smudge tool line removal and the clone stamp that has mirroring capability. That's the basics and the tools in the touch retouch app. Next, we're going to take a look at some real life watercolor paintings and how these tools can be used to retouch your paintings. 3. Retouching a Watercolor: on and I'm gonna choose this one, which is I was playing with a masking fluid. Not entirely successfully, but it kind of looked like the Batikhi look about this, But I thought it would be a good way to show you how some of these tools act and sort of the real world. So let's start out with the object removal tool. Remember, in the settings we have the size. So I'm gonna have a fairly small size here and go to the brush. And I want to remove a couple of these bits here so I can And then let's do one down here is Well, select those and tap on Go. Actually, kind of like those, um, just wanted to show you what that was like. Now, I've got some bits up here that I'm not really fond of, and I'd like to take those out, So let me do it this way. See if I can keep my hand from getting in the way. And here I have the magnified view. If I need some more detail about what I'm doing that we'll give it to me touch and go. And now those blemishes air gone But you can see that it has also sort of feathered that out as a part of it, because that was the brush size was close enough to that that it took it out. So let's try taking the brush size down a bit. It's assuming I I didn't want that feathering out there, and I'm not so sure that I didn't. So that's a little better so I could take the breast size down. If I wanted to really do that, I might run into making that a harder edge than I wanted, but I'm OK with that. Let's take a look, then at the quick repair that I use is sort of a smudge tool. And let's see what happens if I use that over here, for example, and I smudge across here and it starts to feather that edge and smudge things. So if we go up to our review tool, I will call it up here and tap on that you can see that's what it was before. That's what it is now, so it is really kind of smudged out that purple. If we take it down here, smudge of it here, then you can see that it has done sort of a smudging thing. It isn't technically a smudging tool, but sometimes I use it that way because it doesn't have us much tool so I can bring those together more. So that's the quick repair tool here. Let's go to the Lyon removal. Let's try the line removal here, and I'm going to say, Want to remove this line and it takes it away. So depending on how solid your line is, what kind of how well it can read where the edges of that line our could work for you? Very well. Let's say we want to do some cloning now, so we'll go to the clone stamp and I have the target here that I can move and say, I want to clone this over here. It's probably too big for that, to be honest, but let's do that so you can see how it works and notice. Of course, it's also cloning the background, so you're going to bring in that background as well, which you can either live with because you like it. You can used the quick repair tools to sort of smudge that around in there you could use the object removal, which I'm going to do. Let's use object removal to see if we can take this bit out. Hopes to get a little bit in there. And I can also do that down here with these white lines were the masking fluid was. But you see, it starts to kind of merged that in because it's touching another part of that object that I wanted to remove it from. Let me see what happens if I do this. It's gonna give me a hard line there. But yeah, that's not bad. So you can see how that works on watercolor. Really, You need to just play around with it, to be honest and see how it works for the kind of painting and watercolor go wash. Whatever you are using could be very different from mine. All right, so here's the difference there from before and after. If I wanted to do a little smudging here, I could try the quick repair tool, see if I could blend it in a little more. Think it's actually all right. The water color was pretty flowy, very wet to begin with, and in the next video, I want to show you how I used these tools in the touch retouch app to help me when I want to turn a watercolor painting into a repeat. 4. Preparing a Repeat Pattern TIle: This is a piece that is sort of mid process from being a watercolor painting to turn it into a repeat pattern. By this method, you basically take a painting you divided exactly in 2/4. And then you start shuffling those quadrants around so that what used to be in the center is now on the outside and you know that they're going to match up perfectly because they matched up perfectly in the center. That brings the outside edges in. And you can see that because this has such a modeled background, there are distinct lines. I did a little bit of smudging up here, but you can see the distinct lines here between the very dark and the lighter portion of it if you want the process for doing this quadrant Method Quadrant Shoveling, Shuffling Method Um, I learned it from Nick Squirrel in one of her skills share classes, and I'll put the link to that class in the resource section for you using these tools. I basically want to just sort of smudged thes lines together here so that they aren't so obvious to even out the coloring between them, as I've done on this line up here already. And for that I will use the quick repair tool. And then because thes motifs are not falling on those lines because they were the outside edges, I need to do some cloning to move those into, Ah, the spots that I want them Now, this is what you might call a worst case scenario piece because I'm not a watercolors to begin with. And then the jail pen that I used to do the different shades of blue and the white We're done pretty quickly. It was the first time I tried it. I wanted to see how it would work, and I liked the effect. But this was not a very refined piece, so this would be a good example. I thought, for what you can do in a worst case scenario, even to make this better to make it a repeat pattern, I'd like the hand drawn look of it. Don't get me wrong, but there are lots of things that I could have dunmore, um, competently, shall we say so? Don't judge me. This is I'm giving you a worst case scenario here. All right, so the first thing that I want to do is to try to even out thes lines a little bit. So I'm going to go into my quick repair tool and just use it to do some smudging across. These lines don't have to be really even about it. I don't want to go right over the edge there because remember that Edge has to match up with this edge. So I'm not doing right at the edge, and you can see that has made that line much less obvious. If we go up to our toggle up here, you can see there's quite a bit of difference in that, all right, so that one's actually pretty good. I might do a little bit more down here. There's a very distinct line. I just want to try to even it out. Use a little more up there and over here again, not going over that edge. Yeah, too close to that star there looked. It's taking it out there and I may end up some of these stars that are on the edge. Make it cloned out, shall we say? All right now, the next thing that I want to dio I could fiddle with this for the rest of my life, of course, but some point it's a futile effort, all right, that's pretty good if we look at the difference between those hard lines we had before and things even doubt that part of it is better. But these motifs don't ever cross those lines, which makes it more obvious that those airlines So I need to clone some things to have them cross the line and making a more cohesive piece in that process. Because I have these background dots and all the other stuff going on, um, it we'll probably b'more, um, object removal after I've cloned. Then you might have to do with your paintings when you're doing this. But like I said, this is kind of a worst case scenario. So the first thing I'm going to do, I think, is copied these two lines over to here. But I want them to be flipped so that the dots are at the bottom. So I go to my clone stamp, and I moved that target where I want it to be. And then I'm going to choose the vertical mirroring so that it's gonna flip it this way and the dots will be at the bottom. So I'm starting here. I'm going to have to start down here and move up so I can do a single line there. Quite get my daughter here, or I can move over and put this second line in as well. And it is also copied or clone some of that background. Now, I may want to go in and, for example, remove that. This is what I mean by the going in and removing things. I tend to do that as I go because I'm pretty sure I'll get lost and not find it when I come back to to it later. All right, So now that's already starting to disguise that line because we've got some motifs going over it. Now I want to take, say, this white star and maybe this one. Where do I want to put that? Maybe I want to do a smaller star. Oh, I know one thing I'd like to do. I want to try to move this down here somewhere, which means these air going to go away. But I think I could live with that. So I want to do that. Maybe, maybe not. Okay, Let's try it. Let's see what happens. So now I'm going to go to clone. Move that up here and I want to try not to drag that star with it. Make it a little smaller, only changed the brush size. Here, Bring these up. Okay? And there we are and I can tell up. Here's even get my hand out of the way where that target is landing so I could avoid that star or there, even though my fingers on top of it and I can't see it. All right, so now I want to, though I don't want to repeat it exactly that way. So I'm going to mirror that horizontal. So it's along the vertical axis, and now where do I want to put it? Let's try it down here, which is going to take out a couple of these stars, but let's see what happens. Let's see if it's flipping it this way, going to go over here, overlap those lines. Is that okay with me? I don't think so. I think I want to move it over more so that it's not in line with the other one Whips. Let's start flippant this way so, yeah, I don't like it there either. Maybe it's just too big to be moving in there. All right, um, so let's instead do something else there. Let's do more lying's Let's do a blue starless do this blue star and somebody who's most my target. I'm gonna move this over to the Blue Star and I want to make sure I'm not picking up a bunch of other stuff while I'm at it. And I think I'm gonna put that down here. I don't need a mirroring on that. So I'm going to turn off the mirroring and then see what happens here. Sure, like that placement. And I know what I moved over a bit. Okay. All right. Let me place it again. Go. It's a lot of trial and error. Um, you may catch on faster than I did, but I just just keep playing with things, and it's worse, Canary. Worst case scenario was actually a good one to practice with. And another thing that I want to do because thes air all blended together and they didn't have all these stars overlapping. I want to clone some of these story areas here. So again, I'm going to bring my clone tool down here, and I'm going to clone that up to here. It's sort of the same background color, so it's not going to be a Carisch clash line there stars across their this bit here. I think I might try groups moving over there. See how that looks again. I'm not going over the edge. Let me try this. Move it down a bit. Not going over the edge there because he needs to match up exactly over there. Let's see how we're doing here. I think the lines are much less obvious. Now we're getting there and be cloned some other stars. And in fact, I could clone this whole area here, including that larger star lips on the wrong way. Okay. All right. No, it's you know, I have no sense of direction on the terrestrial plane, and apparently I don't in space either. Walk off in some weird direction. Okay, What else do we want to move? Let's put a star up here, shall we? How about this Star Target keeps moving on me. Okay, so let's put this star up here so you can keep my hand on the way. Not quite right now. This has moved, so I don't know where I'm at. Let me start here so I could place it. You could see just how funky my line work is. Here. Can share. All right, let's try that again. Needs to move down here. Not up there. Okay. What I mean by the thing just jumps on me. Must be app. Error. Couldn't possibly be pilot error. Still aren't very happy with that. Let's move it up a little more. That's better. That undo button is definitely my friend. I want a little something over here, so I'm going to just continue to fill in some of these spaces and I'll come back when I have done a little more cloning. It isn't anything you haven't seen already, and you don't need to sit here and watch me do that. So I will be back shortly to show you what it looks like. And here's my finished piece, which I think you'll agree is better now. The changes that you would have made are probably different than the ones that I made. I could go on for a while yet and do some more cloning and cleaning up, but I think this will give you an idea of what you can do with it. If I do, go back, toggle back to the original. This is what we started with. And this is what I ended up with. So you can see the difference that it would make if we put this into a repeat pattern. I wanted to show you what a tile such as we just made might look like when you put it into a repeat. This is from a net it that I did earlier with the same base painting. But here's lesson Number one. I forgot to do a save on it, and the APP only saves the most recent edit. And in the course of filming, I had edited something in between. So this is actually an earlier piece, same process. A map just looks. I just did the edits a little differently. The second lesson is that if you are doing a repeat pattern, it's not a bad idea to test out the repeat now and again because I can see things here, and I'm sure you can to that I would want to change. First of all, there's still a pretty distinct horizontal line running just above that sort of s curves that you see as well as some of the dark bits around. Say, the fan shape and some of those arc shapes also creates kind of a line. So I think I might want to even that out. So, best case best practice, I think, is to do what you think, looks great, tried on a repeat pattern and see how it looks that way. I'm thinking this is looking pretty good, though much better than it would have before, So I would go back and make some more changes in Try it again on this one. I've filled it in a bit more, and it's looking much better. I see maybe a lying there in a dark area, but it's going to look a little blocking because this is a simple block. Repeat. If it were 1/2 drop repeat, then all of that would be less obvious. So this one, if I'm looking at my lines, I see that this one waas done in because my lines with the dots are going different directions. I can tell that that one was done. The in touch we touch This one, on the other hand, was done in pixel mater and that happy is up next. 5. PIxelmator Tools, and Creating Repeat Pattern Tile: And then finally, I want to show you how you can use pixel mater, and it's similar tools to do some of what we just did in touch Retouch. I hadn't actually thought about this until I had finished the filming for the other pieces of this class, and I was browsing around the APP store looking for a nap that would do something else I was looking for. And I thought, Well, I wonder if pixel major would do that for me. I went in and it wasn't going to do that for me. But it did have smudge and clone tools available, so I wanted to show you that as well. Pixel mater is the app that I used to prepare the watercolor painting, divided it into quadrants and shuffling as next squirrel shows in her class. So let's go into pixel mater and I have loaded up the same photo here, and I should get one that one. Now I want to show you how of the tools here in pixel mater. So I'm going to go up to tools and retouch and you'll see you have nine different options here. We're not going to worry about thes, Although you may want to use them, you can dark and soften change the saturation, sharpened, lighten, etcetera. So those are all available? Teoh. I'm mostly concentrating on the repair the clone in this smudge. So these tools are a little different than they are in touch. Retouch The smudge is truly a smudge tool. Not the quick repair that we had in touch retouch. And I think that's really nice. I like that. The clone tool works much the same as it does in touch we touch, except that it doesn't have the mirror option, and then repair is just removing the unwanted elements. It doesn't have the line removal tool, which actually is okay with me because I seldom used that anyway. So let's start with the smudge tool down here and again. I want to soften these hard lines in between the quadrants. So, um, up here, I've got the size so I can change that. Essentially, the brush size and I can also change the strength of it, which could come in pretty handy right now. I'm gonna put it in a 100% in the size down a bit on may be about there and then I'm ready to go. We'll see how that works. So I definitely want to smudge this. Now, this doesn't have the little green areas that we saw in touch retouch. But it does smudge it out here, and I can do the same thing here and again. I'm gonna be doing some cloning, so I don't have to make this perfect because there aren't motifs crossing that line. You still going to be able to see the lines? I like this much tool better than the quick repair. I really have a better idea of what it's going to do because it's truly a smudge tool in touch. Retouch. I'm really trying, Teoh, make a two will do something that wasn't designed to do. Necessarily. All right, so that's, you know, pretty good again. I'm staying away from the very edge there that has to match up. Exactly. Try to even some of this out. I can change my brush size so that it has a wider sweep as it does it. But that's pretty good. And I'm actually I think happier with this much tool, then, um, I found it easier and more effective than using the quick repair in the touch retouch. There are some things I like about touch retouch better than I like in pixel mater, but there are some things of pixel made every like better than touch retouch, so you can play around with them, see which one you prefer. Or maybe you want to use both, which I have been known to do now that I found it. All right, so we've done this much we could go back to done and then go back again to the brush tool, click on retouch and choose something. Let's choose repair. We're going to remove unwanted elements again. Here's my brush size and let's find some elements I want to remove. Let's say I don't like this a little dot here. I should choose something that's a little larger and this one. You don't have to go down and find another button to hit. It's just going to find it and remove it for you. Say I want to actually want to take the brush size down a little. I'm going to take out a small dot up there. Let's do something a little larger so you can see it better. Let's say I'm going to take out this star right here, and it takes that I think it does a great job of doing it, leaves the background, just takes out that that bit. Um, here's my undo over here so I can bring that back and you can see how nicely that could work for you. That was it. Pretty big brush for that little bit so you could move around and take out things as you go Now. I do not have to go back to done and the brush tool and repair again. I can just tap on repair and shoes. Clone Tool. It was quite a while before I figured that out. I'm very happy I figured it out. And now again, we have the size for the brush and the strength, and we believe it about their see what happens. And now let me find something to clone. This does not have, or at least I haven't found it a mirroring option for this. So if I clone something, it's going to have to be the same orientation. So let's say I want to clone these two, Um, dotted. I don't know what I had want to even call them streaks here, I guess. Lines and dots. And so I placed my target again. I have a target tool that I'm gonna place right there. And now I'm going to do those. Let me say right over here. So now I can to this and it makes I think it makes a nice clone like that. I wish they had the marrying in this. I miss it here, but I like some of the other tools a lot. So let's try then. Teoh clone some stars for backgrounds. I'm gonna move this down here and clone across the line here. That's my purpose here is to disguise those lines. This also doesn't move around to know where I am and where I am at, which is I find that I miss here. In some ways, I like the glowing tool better. But in some ways I missed some of what's in touch. Retouch. All right, I'm going to do some more stars from here across the line to disguise it and do some more over here. I think you get the idea. It's really very much the same sort of thing is we saw in touch retouch. It has a different feel to it. This feels more precise somehow to me. I'll be interested to hear how you how you feel about it. If it feels that way to you, too. Maybe it's just the style of the brush or something that it feels better to me. And there I'm getting into starting to clone those. So what the heck has just finished those out? And so I could just continue with this in the same way that I did in touch, retouch and disguise some of these things when we come back, I will have a few final thoughts about this before we say goodbye and you go off to do your own touching, retouching, cloning and repairing, so I'll see you in a couple of minutes. 6. Final Thoughts: pixel mater and touch retouch APS are similar in some ways, in the tools that you have for retouching. I like aspects of both of them and prefer one over the other for some things, and the other I prefer for some of the other things touch retouch, I'd like, especially because it has the mirroring aspect for, um, doing the clone stamp. It also has that line removal in segment removal tool, which may be useful to you. It's less so for me, but it's nice to know what's there if I want it. Pixel mater. I like the feel of the brushes. It seems more precise to me. It does not, however, have the mirroring aspect that touch retouched does on the clone tools. Pixel mater also has a truce, much tool, which retouched does not have. So I like both of them, but I don't know that I would be able to choose. One pixel mater does some more than retouch does. That's how we prepared the watercolor painting for a repeat pattern. So for that reason, if I could only choose one and there's no reason why would have to. But if I could only choose when it would probably be pixel later. But if you may find that the retouch and having that mirror capability on the cloning stamp , for example, is, I think that's really, really a nice feature that you'll find only in touch Retouch. So I hope you will have fun putting these together. I'm trying them out, trying them on your own. I hope youll have fun trying these out on your own works of art. Find out which ones are most useful to you get a feel for them, and I'm anxious to see what you post in the projects file. I hope you will post before and after photos of what you have done in either one or even both of them on. I really would love to see what you're doing as well as your art. I love looking at other people's art as well. Thanks for joining me for this class. I hope you learned something and had fun while you were doing it. See you later. Bye.