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Shane Madden

Shane Madden - Designer

Toronto, ON, Canada

I am an award-winning Illustrator and cover artist for books, magazines and games including NY Times best sellers.

Overview

Your books are not just competing with the product next to you, you’re competing with EVERY other product for your audience’s entertainment dollar. Books, Movies, Music, Etc. and in this age where information flows freely and with abundance you can easily get lost in the crowd.

Let me help you cut through the noise and get noticed.

When I started out, I was creating interior and cover illustrations for university textbooks and medical journals for utilized in Universities and Colleges world wide. For the past 15 years, I've been freelancing, creating attention grabbing cover art for books and magazines, as well as games and other media, for some of the hottest properties in entertainment and alsosuper talentedcreators. I've had the opportunity to work with some of the biggest publishers in the world as well as some amazingly talented authors.

In the past 3 years alone I've worked on over 200 published, printed book covers, not including self published authors, including NY Times best sellers.

I use my skills to help you materialize your creative vision and I am passionate about collaborating with creative people to craft the most evocative and attention grabbing cover art possible.

Now let me help you do the same!

To find out more as well as checking out much more of my work go to

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Adventure Children's Picture Books Comics & Graphic Novels Crime & Mystery Fantasy Science Fiction Short Story Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Architecture Art Design Engineering Life Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Nature Photography

Certifications

  • Diploma in Illustration - Technical and Scientific

Work experience

Illustrator. Retoucher. Creator.

Shanemadden.com
April, 2001 – Present (over 16 years)

For the Past 15 years I have been able to freelance working on everything from textbooks to board games, movies, comics, and award winning novels. I've had the opportunity to work with some of the biggest publishers in the world such as Harlequin, Harper Collins, Radical and NECA to name just a few, as well as many super talented independent creators.
In the past few years alone I've worked on over 400 published, printed book covers, including self published authors, including NY Times best sellers.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

3D Dot to Dot Cities

Complete each color-coded puzzle, and then put on the included 3D glasses and watch street scenes and urban landscapes from illustrious cities such as New York, Amsterdam, Istanbul, and more come to life! With more than 400 dots in each puzzle, these will take you a satisfyingly long time to complete. Develop your hand-eye coordination and increase your concentration skills while you watch det... read more

Complete each color-coded puzzle, and then put on the included 3D glasses and watch street scenes and urban landscapes from illustrious cities such as New York, Amsterdam, Istanbul, and more come to life! With more than 400 dots in each puzzle, these will take you a satisfyingly long time to complete. Develop your hand-eye coordination and increase your concentration skills while you watch det... read more

3D Dot to Dot Animals

Complete each color-coded dot-to-dot, and then put on the included 3D glasses and watch big cats, sea horses, and soaring eagles come to life! With more than 400 dots in each puzzle, these will take you a satisfyingly long time to complete. Develop your hand-eye coordination and increase your concentration skills while you watch detailed line work pop off the page.

Complete each color-coded dot-to-dot, and then put on the included 3D glasses and watch big cats, sea horses, and soaring eagles come to life! With more than 400 dots in each puzzle, these will take you a satisfyingly long time to complete. Develop your hand-eye coordination and increase your concentration skills while you watch detailed line work pop off the page.

Sticker by Number: Calming Creatures: 12 Animal Images to Sticker, with 12 Mindful Exercises

Shane Madden

Sticker by Number: Calming Creatures is a creative and meditative experience. Like an old-fashioned paint by number, the designs in the book can be gradually filled in using the included stickers, transforming the delicate line drawings into stunning, full-color masterpieces. The process is at once artistic and calming―the perfect way to exercise your creativity and create a moment of tranquil... read more

Sticker by Number: Calming Creatures is a creative and meditative experience. Like an old-fashioned paint by number, the designs in the book can be gradually filled in using the included stickers, transforming the delicate line drawings into stunning, full-color masterpieces. The process is at once artistic and calming―the perfect way to exercise your creativity and create a moment of tranquil... read more

Sticker by Number: Beautiful Botanicals: 12 Floral Designs to Sticker, with 12 Mindful Exercises

Shane Madden

Sticker by Number: Beautiful Botanicals is a creative and meditative experience. Like an old-fashioned paint by number, the designs in the book can be gradually filled in using the included stickers, transforming the delicate line drawings into ornate, full-color masterpieces. The process is at once artistic and calming―the perfect way to exercise your creativity and create a moment of peace i... read more

Sticker by Number: Beautiful Botanicals is a creative and meditative experience. Like an old-fashioned paint by number, the designs in the book can be gradually filled in using the included stickers, transforming the delicate line drawings into ornate, full-color masterpieces. The process is at once artistic and calming―the perfect way to exercise your creativity and create a moment of peace i... read more

The Morcai Battalion

Diana Palmer

Drama and excitement explode in New York Times bestselling author DIANA PALMER's legendary first book in The Morcai Battalion series, now available in paperback, as a new expanded version.THE MORCAI BATTALIONIn the very dream of peace lurked a monstrous treachery.The galaxy is on the brink of disaster, a long-awaited truce torn apart by an unprovoked attack. The colony whose residents represen... read more

Drama and excitement explode in New York Times bestselling author DIANA PALMER's legendary first book in The Morcai Battalion series, now available in paperback, as a new expanded version.THE MORCAI BATTALIONIn the very dream of peace lurked a monstrous treachery.The galaxy is on the brink of disaster, a long-awaited truce torn apart by an unprovoked attack. The colony whose residents represen... read more

The Morcai Battalion: The Recruit

Diana Palmer

Diana Palmer's second installment in her thrilling space epic is a vast panorama of far-flung civilizations, interplanetary conflict and galaxy-spanning passion… THE MORCAI BATTALION: THE RECRUIT A prophecy foretold: Three years after the unprovoked attack on a peaceful colony, the war between the Rojok dynasty and the Tri-Galaxy Fleet rages on. Born of that war is the Morcai Battalion, a flee... read more

Diana Palmer's second installment in her thrilling space epic is a vast panorama of far-flung civilizations, interplanetary conflict and galaxy-spanning passion… THE MORCAI BATTALION: THE RECRUIT A prophecy foretold: Three years after the unprovoked attack on a peaceful colony, the war between the Rojok dynasty and the Tri-Galaxy Fleet rages on. Born of that war is the Morcai Battalion, a flee... read more

At Star's End

Anna Hackett

Dr. Eos Rai has spent a lifetime dedicated to her mother's dream of finding the long-lost Mona Lisa. When Eos uncovers tantalizing evidence of Star's End—the last known location of the masterpiece—she's shocked when her employer, the Galactic Institute of Historic Preservation, refuses to back her expedition. Left with no choice, Eos must trust the most notorious treasure hunter in the galaxy,... read more

Dr. Eos Rai has spent a lifetime dedicated to her mother's dream of finding the long-lost Mona Lisa. When Eos uncovers tantalizing evidence of Star's End—the last known location of the masterpiece—she's shocked when her employer, the Galactic Institute of Historic Preservation, refuses to back her expedition. Left with no choice, Eos must trust the most notorious treasure hunter in the galaxy,... read more

Shaman Rises

C.E. Murphy

Joanne Walker has two choices: Defeat the enemy…or lose her soul trying For over a year, Joanne has been fighting the Master—the world's most abiding evil entity. She's sacrificed family, friendships, even watched potential futures fade away…and now the Master is bringing the final battle to Joanne's beloved Seattle. Lives will be lost as the repercussions of all Joanne's final transformation ... read more

Joanne Walker has two choices: Defeat the enemy…or lose her soul trying For over a year, Joanne has been fighting the Master—the world's most abiding evil entity. She's sacrificed family, friendships, even watched potential futures fade away…and now the Master is bringing the final battle to Joanne's beloved Seattle. Lives will be lost as the repercussions of all Joanne's final transformation ... read more

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