How to use history brush tool

How to use the history brush tool in Photoshop CC 2018 2017 2015 2014 CS6 CS5. The tool allows you to apply effects etc to an image in only a particular portion of an image (instead of the entire image)

Tutorial steps

how to use history brush tool in Photoshop tutorial
  1. Open document in Photoshop

  2. Apply effects or brushes or gradients etc to an image

  3. Display history panel (HP) found in the window menu

  4. Go to an entry in the panel and you will see the current state such as 'open' 'apply effect' etc

  5. Click on the far left of the entry state (you will see a little brush icon appear)

  6. Go to the history brush tool (HB) in toolbar

  7. Set the size for the tool as well as blending mode to be applied

  8. Apply the tool to the region you want to restore to the selected state. You can use part of the image or all of the image with the tool

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