This is an anatomical drawing done in graphite on 14 in x 11 in heavy duty archival paper. Done initially as an instructional aid for an anatomy class I taught it ended up being one of my favorite drawings to date.
This example of photomontage works well because it is visually interesting and has a lot of contrast. The photo of the woman is in black and white while the photo of the plant is shown in color this contrast makes the image stand out more.
Here is a ROUGH color comp that I am playing with. I am going to try and push some dramatic lighting but with a limited pallet. I like to do these quick 20 min color comps to figure out everything. - Here is a ROUGH color comp that I am playing with.