My work titled “Under Pressure” is a distorted self- portrait that is created using charcoal. During the process of making this piece a great deal was occurring at school. I was taking many classes, all which had very high expectations. This piece represents the substantial amount of pressure I was undergoing at the time. The broken pieces of mirror represent how my mind was scattered in many different pieces. Ultimately , all coming together, cohesively, to create my reflection.