Halloween is a playground for graphic designers as the holiday’s history, legends, and spooky-playful themes let designers experiment with so many of Photoshop’s creative design tools. Simply put, Halloween design is cool and fun. If you’re looking to expand your scary skill set, check out the following 20 monstrous Photoshop tutorials for Halloween.
This tutorial posted on Worth 1000 details how you can use Photoshop to make a werewolf from Steve Buscemi!
PSD-Dude walks you through creating a ghostly image in a Gothic setting.
Amber Chen takes you step-by-step through how to make a young and sexy Halloween witch using Photoshop.
This is a classic fairy tale cartoon cutout witch you can make with Photoshop.
This advanced PSD Tuts Plus tutorial shows you how to craft a convincing evil witch queen with the tools you’ll find in Photoshop.
Another excellent PSD Tuts Plus tutorial, this one shows you how to Photoshop your way to a witch doctor.
One of the creepiest killer vampire tutorials I’ve found online, and very different from so many others, this one is definitely worth a look.
Turn a vixen into a vampire hunter with this unique Photoshop tutorial that yields a stunning visual effect.
Scare anyone with this crazy flaming skull Photoshop tutorial!
Tired of waiting for the Apocalypse? You can make your own vivid post-Apocalyptic scene with Photoshop!
Give a beautiful girl (or anyone else) a zombified makeover using Photoshop.
The author of this Photoshop tutorial shows you how to design a poster inspired by the popular television series “The Walking Dead.”
Make an awesome “True Blood” poster with the steps outlined in this Photoshop tutorial.
Another excellent Worth 1000 Photoshop tutorial. Learn how to make a vampire look vicious and sexy at the same time.
Create a creepy monster girl from scratch using the tips outlined in this sweet Photoshop tutorial.
This tutorial walks you through how to turn a portrait subject into an alien using simple Photoshop tools.
Turn any portrait subject into a stone statue, perfect for creepy cemeteries, with this Photoshop tutorial.
Be inspired to design your own horror movie poster with the tips discussed in this Photoshop tutorial.
Mental hospitals serve as backdrops for many a haunted tale, and this Photoshop tutorial will help you create your own insanely dramatic scene.
This advanced and involved tutorial tells you how to create a realistic-looking water demon.