Gaming style badges for book genre fans

Gaming style badges for book genre fans - student project

I'm going to create gaming style badges for book genre fans. I'm inspired by the trophy and badge icons from games like Dragon Age, Torchlight and Final Fantasy. Some of my early sources of inspiration below

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I like these simple movie genre icons 

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Mind-Map

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I've decided to focus on a list of 8 badge types - Romance, Mystery, Horror, Action, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Realism and Surrealism

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First Sketches

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More inspiration  - I really like the Paramount movie icons. Thanks to Leanda for posting a link to these.

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Another interesting project on genres - Genre Viewmaster. I like the creative stroylines of these icons. https://vimeo.com/26701791

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Another round of sketches...

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