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Scary & Spooky Trees - Photoshop Brushes and Shapes

Updated on October 22, 2014
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Creepy Trees for Your Halloween, Fantasy, Spooky, or Gothic Digital Artwork

Trees are such an important tool in setting the mood in a piece of art. Choosing the perfect tree for your digital artwork can be a daunting task, so I have chosen some of my favorite sets of photoshop brushes featuring spooky, creepy, ghostly, scary, or otherwise haunting trees. You will surely find something here for your digital art.

There are many great resources for photoshop brushes of trees, but make sure you always read the permissions on each brush set you choose to sample from, and be careful to follow their guidelines of use and crediting.

(Brushes in photo cutesy of Creepy Trees by deathoflight)

Creepy Trees by deathoflight
Creepy Trees by deathoflight

Creepy Trees Photoshop Brushes

by deathoflight

I love this brush set of 12 trees by deathoflight. It screams creepy.

Whether you are making a creepy forest or graveyard scene, or need a backdrop for your vampires, werewolves, witches, zombies, or haunted houses, there is surely a brush in here that would do the trick.

Check out these sweet artworks on deviantART that use this photoshop set:

Exsilium by ~maddy89

Waterfall by ~KikkiLamont

B-ABDELGHANI_HelpMe by ~TheAmateurOfArt

skulls and bones by ~DarthCloudness

Tree Brushes by Gurly
Tree Brushes by Gurly

Cute & Creepy Trees

by Gurly

These are the cutest little spooky emo trees I ever saw. Gurly has outdone herself with these cute creepy tree brushes.

They could be used in make some great Halloween greeting cards, and in paper arts in general. They would be easy to cut out for scrapbooking.

Check out these sweet artworks on deviantART that use this photoshop set:

Taking a last step... by ~SexyKOT69

Silence by ~dress--code

Scarala by ~asyenka

Wishing on a star by ~SexyKOT69

Speed Drawings Featuring Spooky Trees

CSH winter trees by ~eiermann1952
CSH winter trees by ~eiermann1952

Winter Trees (Photoshop Shapes - CSH)

by ~eiermann1952

This set of photoshop shapes is an amazing series of 18 winter trees - no leaves, and easily creepy.

These trees would be an ideal place for some crows or an owl to be perched.

CSH winter trees by ~eiermann1952

Spooky Trees by deathoflight
Spooky Trees by deathoflight

Spooky Trees

by deathoflight

With just a tad bit of lingering foliage, these are 15 seriously spooky trees!

One of these trees would easily complete your haunted house picture. It certainly looks like the kind of tree a black cat might hang out around.

These trees seem to give off just a have just a hint of life ... in a they-might-come-to-life-and-attack-you kind of way.

Trees Beyond the Mist by midnightstouch
Trees Beyond the Mist by midnightstouch

Trees Beyond the Mist

by midnightstouch

A full moon over these fog covered trees would instantly make a great creepy night-time landscape.

These would be also amazing with witches flying or some dark birds in the sky - or bats.

One of the 9 brushes in this set could make a great backdrop for your next project.

Beyond the Mist by midnightstouch


Memory of Trees

by dejahofmars

Memory of Trees has just five brushes, but they are well made and very versatile.

These trees have the ability to really add mood to your picture.

Take a look at how they have been used by others:

Foggy Nights by ~mystical-wonders

Shadow Being by ~darkshellie23

+ La Mort + by ~Miriette-Le-Fay

Memory of Trees v1.0 5 by ~dejahofmars

Dead Trees by RubelCreative
Dead Trees by RubelCreative

More Tree Brushes

Trees by ~darkmercy

Trees by ~spiritsighs-stock

Dead Trees by ~Aramisdream

Spooky Trees by ~rev-jesse-c-stock

Tree Borders III by *midnightstouch

They Stand Alone by *midnightstouch

Spanish Moss Brushes by ~redheadstock

Tree Borders by *midnightstouch

PS Brushes: Trees and Sticks by *Zinou

Brush Set: Dead Trees by RubelCreative


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