With Halloween mere days away, we thought we'd scare up 10 step-by-step guides to artistic effects that are guaranteed to give viewers the willies.
Create a burning figure
Anyone you don't like? See how they'd look if they were the lead in The Wicker Man.
They came from the stars
It wouldn't be Halloween unless aliens came down to subjugate us and mate with our women, would it?
Waste's melted neon zombies are like a day-glo take on George Romero's apocalyptic nightmares.
He's coming to get you
Horror movies are a key part of the Halloween experience. Why not put yourself in one of the posters?
An odd type of skull
Have you ever seen a skull made of type before?
Celebrate the Day of the Dead
OK, so Día de los Muertos isn't until November 2 – but who's counting?
Even more skulls!!!
Skulls and owls combine to make an artwork that's questionably scary -- but definitely very hip.
Safe to consume?
These drinks don't look that appetizing, but the painting techniques used to create them certainly are.