I am trying to make some editing involving anime characters. The problem is that whenever I try to use auto blend layers, my entire composition gets destroyed. Color getting all over the place (as you see in the following images).
Before auto blend:
After auto blend:
I tried searching online for face swaps or merge tutorial but every single one of them is using auto blend layers function, which I would like to avoid since every time I use it with anime the entire picture gets ruined.
How can I achieve this without using auto blend? And why is auto blend acting like that in the first place?