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45 Horrifying Photoshop Tutorials for Halloween Season

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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.

Grunge & Dark Art Tutorial

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Create a dark art image using the steps given above through Photoshop.

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.

Freakish Zombie in 11 Steps

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Quick and easy 11 steps to create a zombie image are used above using Photoshop.

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.

Creating Skin Textures

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Experiment with different skin textures for your horror-inspired image.

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.

Design a Poster for a Horrible Film

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Learn to create a poster for a horrible film following the steps given above using 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.

Undead Celebrities

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The above tutorial will teach you how to create an undead image using Photoshop.

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.

Dark Eye – Blend Modes and Gradients

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This tutorial will help you create a horrifying eye by blending modes and gradients in 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.

Glowing Monsters Eyes at Night – Easy Photoshop Tutorial

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This tutorial will help you create glowing eyes for your photos using Photoshop.

Crack and Peel

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The above tutorial will guide you through creating an image where the skin of the subject is cracking and peeling away.

Simple Spooky Text

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

Create a Vintage Horror Movie Poster for Halloween

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Learn to create a vintage horror movie poster using 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 Classic Horror Movie Poster – Laura’s Counterplay

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Another photoshop tutorial where you will learn how to create a horror movie poster.

Leave a Comment

  • Mohammad Radwan

    nice tutorials collection!
    thx for sharing :)

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  • Jasmin Halkic

    Nice collection.

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  • Travis

    Awesome list. The Tom cruise being turned into an alien is a classic, my fav by far.

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  • Paul

    Whoa! Totally cool, man! Thank You for sharing!

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  • Ronald Bien

    Thanks again for the comments guys :)

    @Travis

    Yes indeed. it’s a classic tut but still worth to include:)

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  • sriganesh

    even i have made my fce into zomies. i nphotoshop, but didnt write tutorial. next time ill do earlier. bw nice collection many of them are new to me.

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  • Nebel

    Very nice :)

    Thanks for collection :)

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  • Rejis

    Thanks Ronald for collecting and putting all the Zombies in a post. But let them not fight with each other :). Thanks for including psdguides

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  • Shravan

    Lovely collection on tutorials, must have been real hard to compile this post. :D

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  • Ahmed

    Very nice collection

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  • Paulo Miranda

    Great tutorials! I will edit my photos to scare my friends!:D

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  • BebopDesigner

    Brilliant collection of tuts! Really handy. Cheers

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  • Mars

    those are great tutorials for the upcoming events, let me try one

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  • Rob

    Nice images, great collection of ideas, thanks :-)

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  • Inside the Webb

    These look so damn scary…

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  • Fred

    Hey,
    Nice tutorials !!
    I did a zombie, it’s not 100% finished ;)

    http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/455/elodiegore2.jpg

    (She’s a friend, LOL)

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  • Benjamin Rama

    wicked smart stuff tx – i have one one my site too ; )

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  • Color Experts

    Very rare collection !!!

    Thanks…

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  • Joshua @ Gangster Suits

    These are some sick tutorials, I better dive back into my Photoshop CS3 right now!

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  • Money Lynch

    Holy Lizards aren’t they the coolest!?!?!?!?!

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  • simon rudd

    Thanks for including my severed arm tutorial in this list :D

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  • FeindishBeauty

    Why do you have one for turning Tom Cruise an alien?
    He is already an alien :P

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  • harold

    Are all the other commentors joking?

    These are easily some of the worst, most amateur and cheap looking photoshop tutorials i have ever seen.

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  • Max

    bring back the creating a demon tutorial :( I really need to know how

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  • Julia Agnes

    Huge collection! I’ll try to follow one of these tutorials )) Happy Halloween!

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  • Crispylogs.com

    these effects are easy to understand and learn, amazing horror effects.

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