Yep. Most of the time. Here is an example that I painted awhile back in beautiful Payne's Gray. If you want to learn how to do this, check out my hour and fifteen minute DVD titled "Portraiture in Payne's Gray. You even get the reference photo in the DVD case so that you can try it. My DVD sells for $55 (includes shipping). Contact me to order by calling my studio (Studio L) at 916-737-2311. I accept check payment only.