‘surprise’, collage and drawing/painting in a sketchbook

Can or can we not mix several styles in the same drawing? That is my question here. Part of why I love making art is the freedom it gives me. The freedom to put on paper what I want. Here I made a combination of a drawing I did for a class (make art that sells), which is the drawing of the Japanese doll in the middle and a drawing in my more doodle like style. For me these different drawings fit together in a surprising way. However, a lot of teachers in art and illustration are always very keen on us choosing and staying put with one style. 
What do you think? Is it okay to mix styles in one piece or not? I love to hear from you!

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