Photoshop doesn't allow you to record brush stokes and re-apply them.
Is it possible to record a simple brush stroke and replay it onto a different layer? Or is it possible to update several layers each with different clone source simultaneously?
Up top you note that it is not possible to record brush strokes using Photoshop then at the bottom you ask if is it possible to record brush strokes. When you know that it is not possible to record brush strokes. I don't get it????
Oh, sorry about that, it was not clear enough.
What I was trying to ask is if it's possible to implement such feature via scripting.
PS misses such feature and I as an artist will really appreciate if someone with programing skills can do something about it. It would turn out as a really helpful tool... if it is possible of course.
Anyway, what you think about the first question regarding the control of the clone sources?
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Still Brush Strokes can not be recorded or automated using anything Adobe has released. You first question seemed to want to run a script to automate brush strokes to all layers which is not possible for brush strokes can not be automated.
I might be a bit dim but I don't understand you wanting to align all the clone stamp source points. It seems to me that if you want all the layers to use the same point you would just use that one source point. Why bother to set multiple source points if you want them all to be the same?
I'll try to explain more clearly :
3d models are composed of bunch of different textures (i.e. diffuse texture, specular texture, normal, etc) and often you have to make edits using the clone stamp tool in such way that all of the textures match in the end (you can't clone stamp just the diffuse texture and leave the other untouched).
So in this case we are dealing with multiple clone sources (each different texture map is a clone source for itself) and it would be helpful if you can align their origins(the coordinates which are stored when you Alt + click somewhere) automatically.
The problem with Photoshop is that the way it defines the different clone sources, you MUST Alt + click the different layers that you want to become sources and and if you want their origins to be aligned you must click at the exact same place, exact same x: and y: coordinates.Imagine when you have to change the clone source origin at every 5 seconds for all sources... this is not efficient way of working and that is why I was hoping someone can think of a workaround, a script which do that for you.
Does this make sense? I hope I've been clear enough, my English is not so great I'm sorry about that.
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I may be misunderstanding your intention, but if the Clone Stamp Tool is set to Current & Below doesn’t hiding a Layer and painting on a lower Layer take the lower Layer as source anyway?
As for stroke-repetition I guess creating paths and using »Stroke path with brush« would be a work-around – albeit a practically unusable one.
Yes, "Curren & Bellow" + manual hiding/unhiding of layers is a possible workflow, I'm aware of that. I was just hoping that the whole process can be somewhat automized, but I guess that idea failed already, because there is now workaround for brush strokes repetition. Using mouse recorder app is probably the best solution I found so far.
10x guys !