Art journal assignment: do initial pencil sketch to frame object, then add darkest tones first in black marker, or charcoal. Add torn paper details then finish by highlighting with white and gray pastels.
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.
GIACOMO COSTA Florence -1970. His production includes Agglomerati, kaleidoscopic accumulations of urban buildings; Paesaggi (Landscapes), which features countryside or urban landscapes from where enormous monoliths stem out; Palazzi (Palaces),