Croquis Design Sketchbooks Are Available From JDPR Publishing Resources

Formerly available for students at the Art Institute Schools, Joe Dolan Publishing has now made the Fashion Sketchbook Series available at

Online PR News – 28-January-2011 – – Los Angeles – 1-28-2011 (JoeDolanPR): After a successful 2010 year of art school distribution, the Joe Dolan Publishing Company has made their Fashion Design Sketchbook series available at the new website,

Joe Dolan Publishing has long been providing independent businesses with detailed and personal coil bound manuals for a variety of applications, but their hottest item has been the Fashion Sketchbook Series. The books feature templates for art students and the fashion enthused to develop apparel design sketches for production lines. With the new online presence, students no longer need to make their purchases through colleges, they can get their textbooks and more directly through the website at reduced pricing.

Newly featured on the website is the “How To Design Croquis Models” book. The book offers 50 pages including detailed visual instruction and sketch ready templates that can be used to develop the artist’s own portfolio of fashion designs. Shipping worldwide, the sketchbook has become a feature in art school classrooms as an instructional tool for new fashion design students around the globe.

Other sketchbook designs for the fashion enthused include croquis template designs ready to be sketched on in both male and female designs. The elements are printed in lighter colors allowing artists to draw on their designs and scan the images on a standard 8.5x11 scanner. The “Lay Flat” design of the manuals is a favorite design style for students who like to sketch without a book binding hindering the flat surface they sketch on. Lay Flat Sketchbooks are exactly what they claim to be – sketchbooks that lay flat on any surface, including the lap.

Layflat Sketchbooks is an independently owned company, a division of the Joe Dolan Publishing Company in Los Angeles, CA. More information and direct contact can be found by visiting Schools and retailers can order in bulk and create client accounts by requesting information from the website. All printing is provided by US printing companies.