To autopaint a photo by using Smart Stroke Painting

1 In the document window, select the image that you want to auto-paint.

The image is usually a Quick Clone of an underpainting. For information about creating an underpainting, see "Creating Underpaintings" on page 202.

2 On the Auto-Painting palette, enable the Smart Stroke Painting check box.

If you want the paint strokes to adjust automatically in size, length, and pressure to areas of greater detail, enable the Smart Settings check box.

3 From the Brush Selector bar, choose a Smart Stroke Brushes variant.

4 On the Auto-Painting palette, adjust the Speed slider to control the speed at which brushstrokes are applied.

5 Click the Play button T],

Brushstrokes are applied automatically. You can view the auto-painting progression more easily when Tracing Paper is turned off If Tracing Paper is turned on, you can turn it off by pressing Command + T (Mac OS) or Ctrl + T (Windows).

6 Click the Stop button [■ when you are satisfied with the results.

If you do not click the Stop button, auto-painting stops at the end of the brushstroke cycle.

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