Mark Vargo, ASC

Unleash Your Creative Potential!

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Italian Proverb

"Prima che un uomo possa svegliarsi e ritrovarsi famoso,
deve svegliarsi e ritrovarsi."

"Before a man can wake up and find himself famous,
he must wake up and find himself."



This incredible painting was completed in 1606, some 80
years before the time period of SALEM. I urge all of you to
visit your local museum or go online to view paintings of
Caravaggio and Velazques for some new inspiration! If you
need some tips on natural lighting for your next period piece,
look no further than these two genius's.