30 Spooky Halloween Photoshop Tutorials

Learn how to make hair raising graphic designs by following these Halloween Photoshop tutorials.

In a couple of days, there will be Halloween costume parties and this will not be complete without scary artworks that set the mood of everybody for the occasion. For budding artists, such decorations offer an opportunity to learn how to create terrifying posters, t-shirts, invitation cards, wallpapers and other designs. If want to know the specific techniques, or the process on how to create scary photo manipulations, you will find some tutorials in this post.

In these Halloween Photoshop tutorial resources, you will find a walk through method where there is a step explanation of the process in order to come up with the design, while there are also some which are intended for intermediate and advanced users wherein the concepts and tools are explained without going into hairline details. If you want to take your design skills to a higher level, this tutorials are for you. Check them out and feel free to share your thoughts about this post. Enjoy!

Create a Sinister Haunted House in Photoshop

Halloween is almost upon us; it will soon be time to dress up, go trick or treating and put a jack-o’-lantern in your window. With that in mind, this tutorial will focus on blending several stock images to create a sinister haunted house. This tutorial is all about setting the mood of the scene and to give the viewer a sense of foreboding and trepidation without the use of spirits, ghouls or any other cliche tricks.

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Create an Evil Queen in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will create the Evil Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves using digital painting techniques in Photoshop.

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Create a Horror Movie-Themed Photo Composition in Photoshop

Creating a horror movie-themed photo composition in Photoshop can be a lot of fun. Choosing the right photos is an important step in the process, but it is also important to blend those photos together in a realistic and believable way. This tutorial we will show you how to do this using the appropriate light balance, use of midtones, depth of field, blending, and more.

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How to Create a Realistic Blood in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will create some sort of a bloody mouth with a dark and quite dynamic style of flow. The blood will descend from the lips onto the skin with the chin having a small drop for maximum effect.

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How to Create Spooky Halloween Typography in Photoshop

This tutorial, will explain how to create slimy, gooey, and drippy Halloween typography in Photoshop. Yu will then incorporate that typography into a poster design.

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Create a Bloody Text Effect in Photoshop Using Layer Styles

This quick tip tutorial will show you how to create a bloody text effect using layer styles in Photoshop.

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Create a Ghostly Image

Creating a ghost in a photograph is a great special effect technique that can be used in your graphic design. It’s also a very simple technique that involves some very basic edits. This tutorial, walk through the process of creating a ghost in a photograph.

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Create a Cute Zombie Illustration in Photoshop

Zombies have been a staple of science fiction and horror films for decades. Recently, the T.V. show “The Walking Dead” renewed the public’s interest in these gruesome creatures. While “The Walking Dead’s” interpretation of zombies is quite scary and horrific, in this tutorial, Liran Szeiman will show you how to create a cute zombie illustration that might be more appropriate for less mature audiences. This tutorial also includes a speed painting video that demonstrates the entire process.

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Create a fantasy-horror scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will use of the grunge textures to realize the background scene, several Photoshop filters to create light effects and we will turn the picture of an innocent child into a diabolic character. It will show you how the liquify filter can be used to modify face lineaments. Inspiration derives from horror movie posters design.

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Halloween Photo Effect: The Evil Eye

This tutorial will show you how to use the Lens Flare filter to create sinister B-movie glowing eyes (AKA the Evil Eye) effect in Photoshop

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Decay Tutorial in Photoshop

Learn how to create a horrific decay on a photo using Photoshop.

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Good and Evil Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial you will be taking a photo and splitting it in two: one side of the photo will be light and colorful while the other, in contrast, will be dark, evil and brooding. It will cover some of the basics on using brushes, using textures, color correcting, masking and several other neat effects.

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Design a Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper in Photoshop

Halloween is near! So let’s take a pumpkin image, carve it up, and light it for this coming holiday. You’ll learn how to get this nice effect on any pumpkin picture, how to play with the colors, apply some layer blending modes to skip the extraction process, and more.

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Halloween Photoshop Tutorial: Creating Zombie

This Photoshop CS2 tutorial will show you how to rot people’s face, expose their skull and turn them into zombie.

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Drawing a Halloween Cartoon – The Witch

This tutorial will teach you how to make a simple witch cartoon in Photoshop.

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Vampirize Gwen Stefani Photoshop Tutorial

This Adobe Photoshop tutorial shows how can you, in a few steps, make a perfect “vampire look” of anyone’s picture, in this case Gwen Stefani’s.

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Grunge Manipulation in Photoshop Tutorial

Learn to create your own ‘grunge’ manipulation in Photoshop using this tutorial.

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Skull Face Photoshop Tutorial

Ever wanted to change someones face in a photograph to a skull? Lets face it, who doesn’t? This is the tutorial for you then, we take a lovely top-hatted woman and turn her into a grim reaper-esque figure.

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Monster makeover

A walkthrough how to create a scary character in Photoshop.

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How to Turn Tom Cruise into an Alien

An awesome tutorial that will teach you how to transform a person in the image into an alien.

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Zombify Your Photos in Less Than 20 Steps

Turn your self into a zombie fast and easy in this Photoshop tutorial.

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How to Make a Realistic Wound in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a realistic wound in Photoshop 7.0. It also covers the basics of texturizing an image. It is required that you know the basics of Photoshop, that is how to make new layer, and how to copy & paste one image into another.

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Creating Realistic Blood in Photoshop

This tutorial will teach you how to create realistic blood in Photoshop.

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Photo blending – Burning Flesh Effect

This tutorial will show you step by step how to make a realistic burning effect on human skin. This tutorial features layer masking techniques, plus a few tips on color correction and tuning. Some knowledge of basic tools such as brushes, layer masks and layer modes is needed as I won’t go into detail on how these tools work.

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Dark Book Of Photoshop

Learn how to create an apocalyptic book on fire in Photoshop.

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How to Create a Zombie in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to create a zombie with some easy steps.

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Dark Art Tutorial

This tutorial will teach you how to make a dark / evil images for scary effect.

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Ghosting An Image With Photoshop

In this Photoshop effects tutorial, we’re going to look at a way to give a photo a more “ghostly” appearance.

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How to Create a Severed Arm in Photoshop

This tutorial will explain how to create a severed arm with fleshy stumps and strings of sinew. This will be created by using some basic Brushes and Layer Masks.

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Create a Cute and Scary Children’s Illustration in Photoshop

This tutorial will explain how to create a cute and scary children’s illustration in Photoshop.

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