With Halloween around the corner, you're no doubt looking to tap your creative talent to produce artwork and designed in the unholy spirit of the season – whether commercial work or for your Halloween party. Here 13 of our favourite professional illustrators, designers and photographers have created tutorials that detail effects that'll help turn your most disturbing ideas into truly nightmarish visions. There are also a couple of Halloween tutorials for Illustrator – plus an inspiring guide to that mine of messed up artwork, heavy metal album covers.

Click on the titles to get to the tutorials.

Photoshop tutorial: Horror film poster effects

Learn how to hide your maniac behind shattered glass in this step-by-step guide by Mark Mayers.

Next Page »