My second class assignment for self portraiture class was due last night. This time I decided to explore being submerged under the surface of water. Have you ever dreamed of being under water? Sometimes that can mean that you are overcome with emotions and are “in over your head” regarding some situation.
Exploring this idea led me to believe that it had something to do with my feelings about showing my quilt at The International Quilt Festival next month. http://www.quilts.com/home/shows/viewer.php?page=FallFestival
My Yogi Bear quilt is juried into the exhibit called “It’s Raining Cats and Dogs”. The quilt was due in their offices last week and I must have been worried about the thought of having 60,000 people critiquing my quilt!
This is what drove me to choose an underwater theme. I guess I needed to gain greater control over my life by masking my feelings and letting those emotions show through my photographs. Here are my five photos that tell the story…