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I never did a dark art actually but when I made this Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial, I realized that it met my fancy much more than I've thought :D. Hope you all will enjoy it. We are going to combine different images and use some nice photoshop splatter brushes to create a frightful scene for the Halloween.

By pureromance88, on October 30, 2010, under Photoshop Tutorials
 

I never did a dark art actually but when I made this Photoshop Manipulation Tutorial, I realized that it met my fancy much more than I've thought :D. Hope you all will enjoy it. We are going to combine different images and use some nice photoshop splatter brushes to create a frightful scene for the Halloween.

  • Resources needed:
  • Corridor ghost pic LINK
  • Girl LINK
  • Texture LINK
  • Splatter Brushes LINK

Final Result Preview

 
 
 

Step 1:

 

Open the corridor pic, crop, resize and then duplicate it.

 
 

Step 2:

 

Move cracked texture into our file and transform as shown:

 

Move it to the left side of the pic and change mode to Soft Light 100%. Duplicate it and move to the right. Lower Opacity to 50%. Add Layer Mask for two texture layers and use soft black brush to eraser some parts as selected:

 
 
 

Step 3:

 

Open the pic included the model. I use Magic Wand tool to Extract her out of pic.

 

Move her into our document and resize:

 

Duplicate this layer and desaturate it. Choose Edit - Fade:

 
 

Step 4:

 

Create a new blank layer, set to Overlay:

 

Then use Dodge (Highlight range) and Burn Tool (Shadows Range) with 100% Opacity to paint over the model skin, face, eyes, foreahead to make a terrible look.

 
 

Step 5:

 

Create a new layer, use Soft Brush, 2px with color 2e2a28 to draw near her breast like the pic below to make a Claw like scratches: