For the record, I don't think you're weird for not wanting to get nude. Most guys are cool with female nudity and lose their 14 year old 'zomg boobs' attitude. Tell me then sir, what your profession is. TV channel and latest updates New Zealand take on the No. I mean, people are going to be drawing you. Though you should try to consider different poses before you do it, some aren't so flattering when you are naked!
As an artist, I am just thankful for the people willing to exhibit themselves in this manner.
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What is your definition, even, for "true artist"? Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Try posing clothed first, for short periods of time for friends. I took a different pose. Don't bother arguing with him. We can't all be great artists but maybe after reading all this and looking at the photos you feel inspired to give it a go. You'll just be a shape to them.