This week’s Illustration Friday theme is “Plain”. I did four sketches: cliched, angsty, determined and resigned. The cliche made the cut, and here is Plain Jane. Drop waists rarely suit anyone.

Plain Jane

Comments and criticism welcome!

The alternatives were variations on an illustration for A. E. Housman’s poem “Into my heart an air that kills…” (and there’s a cheerful title for you):

Plain 1

Plain 2

Putting a brave face on it:
Plain 3