The main objective of this post is to show you how to work best with History Brush Tool in Photoshop.



Step 1 Getting Stat With History Brush Tool

History Brush Tool is use to selectively restore the colour, detail, smoothness and attributes of an image. This tool is used to replace the actual source of the layer.

Art History Brush Tool is similar to blur tool but it works on the source of the layer and replaces the attributes of the real layer. This tool is very useful when we want to convert colour images to black & white images.

Given below are the steps of using HISTORY BRUSH TOOL in Photoshop CC


Step 2 Add an Image To Photoshop

Add an image to Photoshop. 



Step 3 Select Art History Brush Tool

Select a brush tool that appears on the left-hand side panel or press ‘Y’ (abbreviation for this tool)

Then, Click on Art History Brush Tool



Step 4 Adjust Brush Size, Opacity and Style

Now, adjust the size, opacity and style of the brush as given below. 


Size:- Select the size of brush according to the need. 


Opacity:- Select the required opacity of the brush 


Style:- There are different types of styles, out of which choose the type which meets your requirement.

For e.g.  select the Tight Medium style from the list. 



Step 5 Dragging Brush Over The Image

Drag the brush over the image and make it blur as shown. 



Step 6 Restore The Area Using History Brush Tool

Now, select the History Brush Tool From the tool menu. 


After selecting the tool, drag the brush over the selective area of the image and restore it. 


I hope this blog is help you. Let me know if you have any question regarding History Brush Tool in Photoshop please comment here. I will reply you ASAP

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