The assigned project: photo manipulation using different Photoshop techniques - challenging was also finding the right image to start with due it makes the actual workflow way easier. I have to admit, combining different parts of images, matching them in tone and perspective, required great attention to details. If you want to leave me any feedback, you can drop them below in the comments boxes - thank you.
choosing a good start :)
replacing the sky using layer masks
starting to destroy buildings and bringing in textures from other images
trying to bring in fire textures and brushing smoke
bringing in more "details" :)
final touch up: changing the overall mood of the final drawing.