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Photoshop Tool Tip: Blur tool techniques

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Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
March 31, 2013

The Blur tool is useful if you ever need to soften the edges between two layers in a composition

Blur layers together

Set the tool’s Strength to 80-100% in the Options bar and paint continually over a layer to gradually blend it in with the surrounding elements.

This is useful after cutting out content such as the trees on the rocks, as feathering wasn’t applied at the time.

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