The following is provided to assist you with your artwork preparation. If you have a specific problem that is not covered in this guide, or have other questions, please feel free to contact us. Remember that artwork files that are not prepared properly can lead to issues in production.
►All fonts are included (or embedded in the PDF by flattening the file)
►Type is legible and within the safety margins os the product template guide
►Page layout is correct and ligns up with the product template guide
►Margins are set, and the safe area respected
►Bleeds are accommodated, as shown in product template
►Artwork matches the specified dimensions.
►All linked files, images, and fonts are embeded
►File is set to 300 DPI and saved as a high resolution flattened PDF
►Colors in CMYK mode. Make sure the file is in CMYK before saving PDF
Image Resolution & Scans
►All images and pictures should be 300 dpi (at 100% of the reproduction size).
►If you need to scan artwork to create your file, scan all transparencies and line art at 100% of final size at 300 dpi unless data size is prohibitive. If such a case occurs, scan at 1/2 of the final size.
►Screen values (if applicable) should be between 133 lpi and 150 lpi