Black and white charcoal on gray toned paper. Her being a mistress to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaragoza has nothing to do why I decided to draw her. Her beauty and the light setting was just perfect as my subject. Her name is Mirthala Salinas, which was all over the news when their story broke out. The title "The Mistress" is just a catchy phrase.
Showing below the top finished artwork are the stages of the process.