Can this be stretched without an actual stretching? [duplicate]

Is there any way to make this picture in 1920×1080? Both sides are filled with a lot of pencil strokes and for me, this makes it nearly impossible to use even a stamp and duplicate a part of the background to fill the rest of the white sides.

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Answer

Photoshop’s Content-aware Fill can do a reasonable job of that, these days.

I think the version I’m using is fairly new in CC2019, & now has its own menu item & edit page.

First, select the white areas with the magic wand [use antialias & contiguous, but don’t feather the selection afterwards *]
Then from Edit menu > Content-aware Fill…

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This was done simply with the default parameters, which gives…

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*I’ve long noticed that Content-Aware Fill just doesn’t like the edges to be feathered. It can make a complete mess of the job if you do, though it’s somewhat counter-intuitive – somehow you’d expect that a little smoothing over the edges would help. It doesn’t.
Quick example with feathered edges –

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After comments:
I’d try smoothing the join with the spot heal brush after merging the layers.
But bear in mind I was working from a crop taken from a screenshot [& still didn’t actually see it until I zoomed in a fair way] – you ought to get far better results from the original.

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Source : Link , Question Author : tchawic , Answer Author : Tetsujin

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