21 Best Horror Coloring Books For Adults

When it comes to relaxation and creativity, adult coloring books have taken the world by storm. The simple act of filling in intricate designs with colors has proven to be a therapeutic and engaging pastime for many. But what about those who have a taste for the eerie, the macabre, or the spine-chilling? For adult fans of horror, there’s a niche market of horror coloring books that offer a unique blend of artistic expression and the thrill of the unknown.

In this article, we’ll take a deep dive into the world of horror coloring books for adults. Whether you’re a dedicated horror enthusiast, a casual fan of the genre, or just looking to explore your dark side through art, we’ve curated a list of the best options to satisfy your craving for spine-tingling, creative escapism. From haunted houses to sinister creatures, these coloring books are designed to awaken your inner artist and keep you captivated in the realm of the supernatural. So, prepare your colored pencils and brace yourself for a journey into the shadows as we unveil the top horror coloring books that are sure to give you a different kind of thrill.

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Horror Coloring Books For Adults

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In this section, we bring you a curated selection of the most captivating and spine-tingling horror coloring books for adults. Each of these books is a portal to a world where your artistic talents can entwine with the eerie and the mysterious. Whether you’re a seasoned horror aficionado or just looking to add a touch of the macabre to your coloring routine, these carefully chosen titles offer a mesmerizing journey into the realm of the supernatural. Get ready to explore haunted mansions, confront menacing creatures, and immerse yourself in the art of fear as we present the best horror coloring books designed to fuel your creativity while sending shivers down your spine.

Chibi Girls Horror – Jade Summer

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Delve into the eerie world of this Chibi Girls Horror coloring book, where beloved chibi characters embark on spine-chilling adventures. Discover scenes of a chibi carving pumpkins for Halloween, exploring a haunted mansion, and even donning a skeletal bridal gown. Encounter a mummified chibi, a witchy chibi roaming the forest, and a sinister clown chibi.

Dive into the Halloween spirit and animate each haunting scene with vibrant hues. With this Chibi Girls Horror coloring book, colorists of all levels are guaranteed hours of imaginative fun.

Everyday Horror – Jade Summer

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Dive into the peculiar world of this Everyday Horror coloring book, leading you through the curiously gothic and delightfully eerie. Confront chilling vampires, hair-raising zombies, and enigmatic beings. Every page unveils a remarkable illustration, awaiting your imaginative touch.

This Everyday Horror coloring book is an ideal pick for those with a penchant for the macabre and the downright spine-chilling. Both novice and seasoned colorists will relish bringing each design to life with their chosen hues. Illuminate each distinct drawing with your treasured pens and pencils.

Not A Bedtime Story – Lance Abbott

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Step into the shadows with the “Not a Bedtime Story: Horror Coloring Book for Adults.” This chilling collection brings together the most nightmarish illustrations that are not for the faint of heart. Each page beckons the brave to confront the unearthly and spine-tingling depictions of horror that lurk within. From grotesque entities to heart-stopping scenes of fear, these hair-raising designs promise to challenge your nerves and artistic skills in equal measure.

Perfect for those who relish in the macabre and thrive on adrenaline, this book is designed to test the boundaries of your imagination. It’s a dark journey through the most haunting corners of horror artistry. However, a word of caution: you might find yourself sleeping with the lights on after a session with this coloring book.

Freak Of Beauty – Crook Crook

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Feel the chills down your spine and relax at the same time!

Beauty and horror often don’t go together, but in this Freak of Beauty Horror Coloring Book, they make beautiful illustrations that will send both chills and thrills down your spine. And if that’s what you are looking for, you have come to the right place.

In this horrifying book, you will find yourself in a beautiful nightmare. Where people, elegant in their designs and posture yet monstrous in their appearance, stare at you from creepy backgrounds, waiting to strike terror into your very soul. Pictures of humans in their most twisted forms, be it kids or adults, will give you the fright of your life and let you color to your heart’s content. Coloring is proven to help reduce stress, sharpen the mind, and now coupled with terrifying illustrations. It will also let you use your creativity with colors to the fullest. Moreover, the quotes from the book will give you an even more spine-chilling experience.

This book will provide you with hours of relaxation and help you channel your inner artist. It also makes a one-of-a-kind gift for your loved ones, should they have the stomach for horror.

Dark Art – François Gautier

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Immerse yourself in the eerie realm of Dark Art as you breathe color into its depths. Showcased within are meticulously crafted line drawings of the undead jesters, ghostly craniums, hearts weeping blood, and other bone-chilling wonders. This exquisitely dark collection is a must-have for every horror aficionado with an affinity for the grotesque.

Let your hues animate these complex masterpieces. Either breathing life or accentuating their deathly aura. Each stroke will draw you deeper, leaving you yearning for yet another morbid page…

Horror Coloring Book for Adults – Relax and Color

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This Horror Coloring Book beckons you to embrace the malevolent facets of Halloween. Crafted with utmost precision, the book offers a myriad of designs that encapsulate the fear and allure synonymous with Halloween. Blending ominous landscapes, forbidding figures, and ghastly celebratory motifs. Tailored specifically for the seasoned coloring enthusiast, every design promises an immersive experience.

Lose yourself in the haunting allure of a ghostly mansion, the spine-tingling imagery of terror-stricken clowns. Or a malevolent phantom preparing for its midnight prowl. For those drawn to Halloween’s shadowy corners and who find solace in its mysteries, this coloring book is sure to captivate and unsettle in equal measure.

Horror Movie Coloring Book Featuring Cats – Lauren Hart

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Grab your coloring pencils and brace yourself to see iconic horror characters in a whole new light… AS CATS! Dive into the world of legendary horror films with a whimsical twist in this unique cat-themed quotes coloring book tailored for both adults and teens.

In this horror movie-cat fusion coloring book, your cinematic knowledge will face its purr-fect challenge. Can you spot and identify each movie’s feline counterpart? Let’s see how many you can guess!

Edgar Allan Poe – Jade Summer

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Dive into the haunting world of Edgar Allan Poe with this immersive coloring book, offering you a canvas to reimagine his legendary tales. Brimming with illustrations inspired by classic horror and gothic motifs. Every page captures the essence of Poe’s renowned pieces, such as The Black Cat, The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, and The Fall of the House of Usher.

Ideal for literary enthusiasts young and old, this Edgar Allan Poe coloring book invites you to embark on a spine-tingling journey. Breathe life into each scene with your palette of colors. Regardless of your coloring expertise, from novice to adept, you’re bound to revel in adding your touch to these timeless designs.

Abnormality – Stephen J. Kemp

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An aberration, deviation, or divergence from the conventional, be it in physical form or mental state. These peculiarities can manifest as singular or multiple signs of deformities or infirmities and can be innate, acquired, perceived, or reflective of overt forms of deterioration.

By defying conventional standards, these artistic expressions evoke a visceral horror, prompting reactions of dread. Yet, more often than not, this fear is paradoxically paired with an undeniable allure towards the grotesque and the terrifying.

Creepy Kawaii Pastel Goth Coloring Book: Mythical Creatures

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Welcome to the whimsically warped world of Cute Mythical Creatures Coloring Book. It’s a land where ethereal beings don the costume of charmingly odd, beckoning you to voyage into an artistic expedition where creativity encounters a teasing twist of the fantastical.

If your mind delights in striding through the twilight-laced glades of enchanted forests, or if your daydreams are filled with fantastical creatures gently draped in darkness, then you’ve stumbled upon the right coloring book. This isn’t your typical journey through an enchanted forest – consider it more like a frolic through a starlit grove filled with mythical beings.

We’re laying before you 53 eccentric illustrations, presenting a collection of uniquely captivating creatures, extraordinary scenarios, and magical landscapes that balance beautifully on the tightrope between enchanting and eerie. Conceived to spark your artistic flair, provoke peals of laughter, and provide a peculiar sanctuary, these are coloring pages that will bewitch even the most discerning colorists.

Horror Beauties Coloring Book – Coco Wyo

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Dim the lights, cue the eerie background tunes, and prepare your coloring arsenal. It’s time to embrace the chills with the Horror Beauties Coloring Book!

Within its pages, discover 40 spine-tingling illustrations featuring a bevy of beautifully fearsome ladies. From the possessed to the deranged, and even those morphed with monstrous traits, these femmes are poised to haunt your dreams. Yet, as you bring color to their fearsome visages, you might find yourself thrillingly captivated rather than scared.

Freak Of Halloween – Crook Crook

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Send chills down your spine as you color for relaxation!

If you want to get into the holiday spirit by coloring gorgeously scary pictures, check out this Freak of Halloween Horror Coloring Book!

Instead of sweets, treat yourself and fellow fearless colorists to 40 highly-detailed illustrations of hellish witches, demonic scarecrows, horrendous pumpkin monsters. And many more that will provide hours of indulgence. Terrifying as they might be, coloring these images will help ease your mind from everyday burdens while letting you channel your inner artist and use your creativity to its fullest. Let’s kick back, get those spooky vibes on, and color to your heart’s desire!

Creepy Kawaii Pastel Goth Coloring Book: Freaky Circus

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Welcome to the entrancing spectacle of Creepy Kawaii Circus Freak. This world, teeming with deceptively appealing freaks, exists within the fascinating chaos of pastel gothic, beckoning you to embark on an artistic journey lined with light-hearted eeriness.

We’ve compiled 53 distinct illustrations, each depicting a host of outlandishly endearing cute characters, delightfully eccentric scenarios, and landscapes that tiptoe the line between alluring and uncanny. Designed to spark your creativity, evoke laughter, and provide a one-of-a-kind escape, these coloring pages promise a journey that the Mad Hatter himself would find intriguing.

Beauty Of Horror – Tarot – Alan Robert

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Ghouliana returns as a ghastly guide through famed creator Alan Robert’’s painstakingly illustrated tarot deck, presenting 78 cards from the major and minor arcana, ready for you to color!

Let Ghouliana and her undead pals guide you through a truly sinister tarot experience filled with demons, werewolves, vampires, ancient spirits, and much, much more. This latest addition to the best-selling Beauty of Horror coloring book series just might be the world’s creepiest take on the major and minor arcana you’ve ever see. A must-have for horror fans!

Included in this collection are 78 pieces of art by famed musician and illustrator Alan Robert, depicting each piece of the classic tarot in his own fiendish manner. Originally published as a card set, these painstakingly detailed illustrations are appearing in book form for the first time in The Beauty of Horror: Tarot. Each design is accompanied by a thoughtful, in-depth explanation of the card’s meaning to help guide you through the mystery of the tarot. Channel your creativity and choose your own destiny by bringing these terrifying depictions to life with your custom palette.

Creepy Kawaii Pastel Goth Coloring Book: Chibi Horror

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Welcome to the delightfully eerie world of Creepy Kawaii Chibi horror, a land inhabited by disarmingly charming characters, teetering on the edge of cute and creepy. We invite you to dive headfirst into this paradoxical adventure, a wild ride where your artistic prowess meets a twisted sense of humor.

If your inner child enjoys playing in the shadows, or if your daydreams include wandering through a realm where adorable meets aberrant, you’ve found your perfect coloring book. This isn’t your average stroll in the park – we’re talking a jaunt through a pastel-colored haunted mansion.

We’re serving up 53 eclectic illustrations featuring an array of adorably odd characters, strange yet captivating scenarios, and landscapes that straddle the line between beautiful and bizarre. Designed to rouse your creativity, incite giggles, and offer a unique escape, these aren’t your grandma’s coloring pages.

Dark Beauty Horror Coloring Book for Adults – Crook Crook

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Beauty and darkness are often seen as opposites, but in this coloring book, they are combined to create something hauntingly gorgeous. The illustrations are sure to send chills and thrills down your spine. But they will also help you reconnect with your inner self.

As you color these images, you will find yourself transported to a dark realm. Here stunning ladies conjure dark backgrounds, exotic makeup, and twist nature to enchant and haunt your very soul. The creepy-looking women in these pictures may give you the fright of your life, but they will also help you express your creativity and reduce stress.

Weird Couple Coloring Book – Coco Wyo

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Weird Couple Coloring Book is a coloring book for adults that features a unique blend of cute and creepy illustrations. The book is filled with 40 different coloring pages, each featuring a different spooky adorable couple in a variety of different settings.

The illustrations in Weird Couple Coloring Book are created by artist CocoWyo, who is known for her dark and whimsical style. The characters in the book are a mix of traditional goth imagery. Such as skulls and bats, and more modern kawaii elements, such as pastel colors and cute chibi designs.

The book is perfect for anyone who loves to color and who is looking for a unique and creative way to express their artistic side. It is also a great way to relax and de-stress, as coloring can be a very therapeutic activity.

The Beauty of Horror 1: A GOREgeous Coloring Book – Alan Robert

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If you’re a fan of horror, then you’ll love this coloring book for adults by comics creator/rock star Alan Robert. Featuring intricate pen and ink illustrations of severed heads, monsters, deadly weapons, and skeletal remains, this book is sure to get your creative juices flowing.

Whether you’re a seasoned colorist or a beginner, you’ll find something to love in this book. With its wide variety of images, you can let your imagination run wild and create your own unique masterpieces.

From burial grounds to the zombie apocalypse, from serial killer lairs to gruesome torture chambers, this book takes you on a journey into a blood-soaked new world. So what are you waiting for? Grab your crayons and get coloring!

Creepy Kawaii Pastel Goth Coloring Book: Bunnycore Edition

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Welcome to the paradoxical paradise of the Creepy Kawaii Bunnycore. This is a world brimming with charmingly bizarre bunnies who revel in the absurd, inviting you to hop into an adventure where artistry collides with a peculiar blend of light-hearted macabre.

If your imagination fancies gamboling in twilight meadows, or your daydreams echo with the boisterous laughter of bunnies burrowed in shadowy warrens, then you’ve discovered the ideal coloring book. This isn’t your typical frolic in the daisies – think more of a madcap prance in a haunted rabbit hutch.

We’ve created 53 eccentric illustrations featuring an assortment of peculiarly endearing bunnies, delightfully offbeat scenarios, and vistas that balance on the delicate edge between enchanting and eerie. Crafted to ignite your creativity, stir the chuckles, and offer a whimsical retreat, these are coloring pages that would make the Mad Hatter himself nod in approval.

Creepy Kawaii Pastel Goth Coloring Book: Horror High

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Welcome to the spine-chilling realm of Horror High School, a universe filled with oddly endearing characters that perfectly balance cute and macabre. We invite you to take a daring plunge into this enigmatic journey, a wild rollercoaster where your artistic genius collides with a wickedly humorous narrative.

If your inner imp relishes frolicking in the shadows, or if your daydreams often wander into a dimension where cutesy crosses paths with creepiness, you’ve discovered your ideal coloring book. So this isn’t your usual walk in the woods – we’re ushering you through a monster filled schoolhouse.

This book delivers 53 idiosyncratic illustrations showcasing a variety of delightfully unusual characters, peculiar yet entrancing scenarios, and scenes that dance on the boundary between whimsical and weird. Crafted to stir your imagination, provoke chuckles, and offer a distinctive diversion, these are far from the coloring pages you’d find in your grandmother’s attic.

Creepy Kawaii Pastel Goth Coloring Book: Adorable Mush

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Welcome to the enthralling undergrowth of the Adorable Mushroom Coloring Book. This realm, buzzing with eerily appealing mushrooms, inhabits the engaging world of pastel gothic. Thus inviting you to embark on an artful adventure studded with a delightful dose of the macabre.

If your creative spirit thrives in the shadowy woods, or your flights of fancy echo with the whispers of fungi flourishing in the mystical twilight, then you’ve unearthed your dream coloring book. This is no typical meander through a mushroom patch. It’s more like an exhilarating expedition into a haunted-fungal-fairy ring.

Our compilation comprises 53 distinct illustrations. Each one spotlighting a cluster of extraordinarily endearing mushrooms, superbly eccentric scenarios. And landscapes that teeter between whimsical and otherworldly. Crafted to fuel your creativity, provoke laughter, and offer an out-of-the-ordinary retreat.

People Also Asked

What are the 5 coloring techniques?

The 5 coloring techniques commonly used in adult coloring are:

  1. Shading: Adding varying levels of darkness or lightness to create depth and dimension.
  2. Blending: Mixing colors smoothly to achieve seamless transitions and gradients.
  3. Layering: Applying multiple layers of color to intensify hues and add richness.
  4. Burnishing: Using a colorless blending pencil or marker to smooth and polish the colored areas.
  5. Texture: Creating different textures and patterns through techniques like stippling, cross-hatching, or scumbling.

These techniques allow colorists to enhance their coloring pages, adding depth, realism, and visual interest to their artwork. Experimenting with these techniques can help elevate your coloring skills and bring your designs to life.

How can I improve my coloring skills?

To improve your coloring skills, consider the following tips:

  1. Practice regularly: Set aside dedicated time for coloring and make it a consistent habit to develop your skills.
  2. Experiment with different techniques: Try out various coloring techniques like shading, blending, and layering to add depth and dimension to your artwork.
  3. Study color theory: Learn about color combinations, complementary colors, and how they interact to create visually appealing effects.
  4. Use high-quality materials: Invest in good quality coloring tools such as colored pencils, markers, or gel pens to achieve better results.
  5. Seek inspiration: Look for coloring books, online resources, or communities that provide inspiration, ideas, and tutorials to learn new techniques and styles.
  6. Learn from others: Join coloring groups or workshops where you can interact with fellow colorists and learn from their experiences and tips.

Remember, improving your coloring skills is a journey that takes time and practice. Enjoy the process, be patient with yourself, and allow your creativity to flourish.

Are pens or pencils better for Colouring books?

Both pens and pencils have their advantages for coloring books, and the choice depends on personal preference and desired outcomes.


  • Pros: Pens provide vibrant and saturated colors, smooth and consistent lines, and are great for intricate details.
  • Cons: They are less forgiving if you make a mistake since most pens are not erasable. Bleeding through the pages can also be a concern. Therefore it’s important to choose pens specifically designed for coloring books.


  • Pros: Colored pencils offer more control, allowing for shading, blending, and layering. They are erasable, making it easier to correct mistakes. They are also less likely to bleed through the pages.
  • Cons: Colored pencils may require more effort to achieve intense colors, and some brands may have issues with wax bloom (a cloudy film) over time.

Ultimately, it comes down to personal preference and the desired coloring style. Some colorists prefer using a combination of both pens and pencils to get the best of both worlds. Experiment with different tools to find what works best for you and the coloring book you’re using.

Additional Information:
  • Consider factors such as paper quality, texture, and thickness when choosing between pens and pencils. Different coloring books may work better with specific tools.
  • Some coloring books are designed specifically for pens or colored pencils, so it’s worth checking the book’s recommendations or reviews from other colorists.
  • Test different pens and pencils on a separate sheet of paper to see how they perform before using them on your coloring book.
  • Consider investing in artist-grade pens and colored pencils for better color vibrancy and longevity.

Are coloring books good practice?

Yes, coloring books can be good practice for various reasons:

  1. Motor Skills: Coloring helps improve fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. This is because you need to control the movement of your hand to stay within the lines and apply color accurately.
  2. Focus and Concentration: Coloring requires focus and concentration. This can help enhance your ability to stay present and engaged in an activity, potentially improving mindfulness and reducing stress.
  3. Creativity and Expression: While coloring within the lines of a coloring book, you still have the opportunity to make creative choices regarding colors, shading, and blending. It allows for self-expression and exploration of different artistic styles.
  4. Color Theory and Technique: Coloring books can serve as a platform to practice color theory, shading, blending, and other coloring techniques. It provides a structured environment to experiment and develop your skills.
  5. Relaxation and Stress Relief: Engaging in coloring can have a calming effect. this is because it promotes relaxation and stress relief. It can serve as a meditative activity, allowing your mind to focus on the present moment and provide a break from daily stresses.
Relevant information:
  • Coloring books can be a stepping stone for more advanced artistic pursuits, serving as a foundation to build upon and develop your skills.
  • While coloring books offer a structured experience, it’s also beneficial to explore other forms of art and creativity to further expand your abilities.
  • Don’t limit yourself to coloring within the lines. Feel free to add your unique touches, experiment with different color schemes, and even try creating your own designs to foster creativity and artistic growth.

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