Created badges and backgrounds for Quests in the Fork It app. Each cooking quest provides themed recipes that if completed, earn the user points and badges.

Started with a basic background template and conceptual sketches that themed each quest to an environment:

Next, I wrote out a list of things found in that environment as well as a list of ingredients found in that food theme and tried to see if any of them could combine into an illustration. For instance –

Pasta Jungle:
Spaghetti noodles = vines
Farfelle = shrubbery
Penne = tree trunks

Finally, badges were created to represent each of the environments.

The final products were displayed in the app as follows –