Quincy trend illustrator Holly Nichols pens new book

QUINCY – Holly Nichols has generally been drawn to design.

The 30-year-outdated Quincy resident went from sketching attire on cocktail napkins when bartending weddings to haute-shot trend illustrator, a job she introduced on Instagram and grew to nearly 700,000 followers.

“During the gradual parts of the wedding day, I would acquire the napkins at the bar and attract all the gowns that I noticed,” she claimed. “I’ve often cherished drawing women in attire.”

Holly Nichols' "Modern Fashion Illustration” is due out April 13.  In the book, subtitled “Create Trending Stories & Develop a Personal Brand,” Nichols spills all the secrets on how to be a successful fashion illustrator.

Nichols suitable hand delivers to existence what is in her coronary heart – a enthusiasm for style and artwork. Her illustrations – a whimsical gestural design and style with colorful, bold strokes – is in demand. Her operate and her major social media adhering to led to gigs producing illustrations and campaigns for companies such as TRESemmé, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys New York, Neiman Marcus, Disney, HBO and Residing Evidence hair treatment.