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45 Horrifying Photoshop Tutorials for Halloween Season

It’s almost November and Halloween is just around the corner. In celebrating the upcoming Halloween season, we made a compilation of grotesque tutorials for all horror movie fans and horrible image lovers. We’ve collected 45 Horrifying Photoshop Tutorials for Halloween that you can read and get amazing techniques for your own freaky image designs. The longer you browse through this article, the more knowledge you will gain in creating a realistic and scary image.

Learn to manipulate images using Photoshop and use various textures to get the effect you want using the tutorial listed here. Have a horrendous browsing!

Zombie Photoshop Tutorial

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A zombie is created in the above tutorial using Photoshop.

How to Create a Severed Arm in Photoshop

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In this tutorial, you will learn 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.

Realistic Wound

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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

Decay Tutorial in Photoshop

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In this tutorial you will learn how to create the decaying effect for your image using Photoshop.

Create a Quick Vampire Scene in Photoshop

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This tutorial will show you how to create a vampire scene using Photoshop.

Devil’s Eye

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Learn how to create a devil’s eye by following the steps given in this tutorial using Photoshop.

Design a Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper in Photoshop

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Halloween pumpkin wallpaper is created above using Photoshop. Learn how to play colors, apply layer blending modes and more.

Halloween Photoshop Tutorial: Creating Zombie

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Using Photoshop CS2, learn how to create a zombie.

Dark Art Basics-Tutorial

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This tutorial will help you create dark art images using Photoshop CS.

Create a Rusty and Worn Metallic Textured Skull Using 3D Renders

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In this tutorial you will learn how to combine ZBrush materials and lighting render passes to create a stunning metallic textured skull.

Photo Blending – Burning Flesh Effect

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In this tutorial, you will be guided to create a burning flesh image in Photoshop. Masking techniques and color correction and tuning will be shown in the above article.

Dark Art Tutorial

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Another dark art tutorial is given above using Photoshop.

Human to Zombies

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Transform a human image into a zombie by following the steps given above using Photoshop.

How I Chocolatized a Skull

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By using the brush, eraser and smudge tool, learn how to transform a skull into –everyone’s favorite- chocolate.

Zombie Your Photo in Less than 20 Steps

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Twenty steps in turning your photo into a zombie image are given in the above tutorial using Photoshop.

Bloody Method Photoshop Tutorial

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Create a bloody-mouth look in Photoshop by following the steps given in this tutorial.

Create a Horror Movie-Themed Photo Composition in Photoshop

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This tutorial will show you how to do this using the appropriate light balance, use of midtones, depth of field, blending, and more.

Grunge Manipulation in Photoshop Tutorial

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Another tutorial on grunge manipulation is given above using Photoshop.

Mysterious Hollow, Dark Landscape

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Create a hollow landscape by following the steps given above.

Alien Photo Manipulation

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This tutorial will teach you how to create an alien image using Photoshop.

Learn How to Zombify People

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Learn to create another zombie image using Photoshop.

Create a Cute Zombie Illustration in Photoshop

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Liran Szeiman will demonstrate to you how to create a cute zombie illustration that might be more appropriate for less mature audiences.

Design a Horror Looking, Extreme Grungy Style Poster in Photoshop

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A grungy style poster is created on the above using extract filter, layer blending effects, masking, photo filtering tools and image adjustment tools in Photoshop.

Create a Ghostly Demonic Being in Photoshop

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Learn how to use custom brushes and Transformation tools to create a ghostly and demonic-looking being in Photoshop.

Carrying a Virtual Jack-O-Lantern

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In this tutorial you will be guided in creating a virtual Jack-o-lantern using Photoshop.

Vampirize Gwen Stefani

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Give an image a vampire look by reading through this tutorial and follow the steps given.

Creating a Demon

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Create a demon image using Photoshop and the above tutorial.

Tutorial – Scary Clown!

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Turn a clown into a terrifying monster by following the steps on the above tutorial.

Making of a Scary Mental Hospital Scene

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This tutorial will help you create a scary mental hospital scene through Photoshop.

Make a Scary Antique Horror Scene Haunted House

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Create your own haunted house image by reading through and following the steps given in this tutorial.

Create a Sinister Haunted House in Photoshop

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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.

Photoshop Effects: Ghosting an Image

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Give your image a ghostly appearance by following the steps given in this Photoshop tutorial.

Samara ‘The Ring’ Horror Movie Effect

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Create your own Samara image by following this tutorial.

Create a Spooky Halloween Illustration in Photoshop

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Create a character illustration with a spooky-feel by using a Photoshop.

Texturing Basics

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In this tutorial, you will be guided in the proper use of textures in Photoshop as well as the importance of finding the great texture.

Create a “Scary” Text Effect in Photoshop

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Here is a real quick how-to in creating an eerie text effect in Photsohop.

Create an Evil Queen in Photoshop

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This tutorial will help you harness your digital painting skills in Photoshop.

Simple Spooky Text

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Create your own spooky texts by following the simple steps illustrated in the above tutorial.

The Making of “Everything Dies”

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This tutorial from author Liran Szeiman is an interpretation of the song “Everything Dies” by Type O Negative and will explain how to create a dark and emotional digital painting in Photoshop.

How to Turn Tom Cruise into an Alien

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Turn a handsome photo into a freaky alien using Photoshop.

Turning Portrait into Stone Statue

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Create a stone statue using Photoshop.

How To Create A Horror Movie Poster

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Horror Movie Poster. Throughout this tutorial you will use Smudge, Burn, and Dodge tools.

Post PicHorror Theme Text Effect

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Learn how to create a horror theme text effect using photoshop.

Create a horror portfolio PSD layout in Photoshop

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Create a horror portfolio using photoshop in easy steps.

Create a Bloody Text Effect in Photoshop Using Layer Styles

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

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