Rationalization is the process of constructing a logical justification for a decision that was originally arrived at through a different mental process. Example : attending an life drawing class pretenting only going there "for art sake" while the actual goal is to stare at students who work as art class models. Art needs no justification, even absurd artworks.
This process can be in a range from an external defense against ridicule from others to create a block against internal feelings of guilt. The justification for figure drawing lies within the neurons of our brains, because we need to see to visualize the human body.
Henri Matisse, The human figure in art is the greatest unsolved mystery
When the most important purpose of a work of art is to raise questions, the art class model raises her hand. Oversimplified body drawing tutorials are why people do not believe in art because good art comes from eccentric drawing models.
How many vine drawings make you drunk?
Capturing a living image on paper of Eve and Adam is finally bearing fruit.
Fig leaves are stylized representation of a vine leaf, like fig tree leaves, used especially to conceal the genetic organs depicted on sculptures of nudes. A reference to "fig leaves" might suggest something that camouflages insufficiently that marked a break with artistic tradition. Aesthetics of art is a process of negotiation between revealing and concealing.