||Pearls from artists* # 433
||Q: How do you start your day?
||Q: What is more important to you, the subject of the painting or the way it is executed?
||Q: Can you describe a single habit that you believe contributes to your professional success?
||Q: How do you feel about accepting commissions?
||Q: Was there a defining moment, meeting, or event that convinced you to pursue an artistic life?
||Q: You have sometimes spoken about your early work as a portrait artist. When and why did you start making portraits? Do you still do them?
||Q: What first intrigued you about Mexico?
||Pearls from artists* # 28