Here's a poster/program cover that I put together for the upcoming MVL Christmas Concert. The image is a drawing I did about 10 years ago for MVL's Christmas cards.
It's based on a photo of my daughter when she was a few days old (still in the hospital). She was held by my college art professor, Rea Mingeva. From a process standpoint, I think it's important to say that I work best with reference material-usually photos. To complete the original drawing assignment for MVL Christmas cards I scanned through family photo albums for a photo that could be transformed.
Here's my first iteration. A little too obscure, but I like the concept.