ASI: #31971 SAGE: #69032

Art Submission Guidlines

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Requirements by Print Method

Silk Screen Printing

All jobs require vector artwork

  • Raster artwork is only accepted for photographs and other similar art
  • If you do not have a source for vector artwork, please contact our sales staff

Full Color Process (Digital) Printing

All jobs require vector or raster artwork

  • Vector artwork is preferred for accuracy and detail
  • If raster artwork is the only artwork type available, minimum of 600dpi

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Software and/or File Format

Preferred File Formats

  • Illustrator (CS5) .ai
  • Illustrator (CS5) .eps
  • InDesign (CS5) .indd
  • Photoshop (CS5) .psd (raster artwork)

Supported File Formats

  • Adobe .pdf (Fonts must be converted)
  • .tif (if raster is acceptable, see above)
  • .jpg / .png / .gif / .tiff / .bmp

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If Vector Artwork is Required

To avoid additional charges and additional time in production

  • Artwork must be submitted at the actual size of the finished product
  • All fonts must be converted to outlines / paths
  • All placed / linked images must be embedded or included seperately
  • All images must include the required and proper sized bleed
  • All color copy or jpg indicating cut should be submitted for reference
  • All spot colors should be specifically identified. Include white if necessary.
  • Cut / Die lines should always be clearly indicated with an unused spot color

Raster Artwork

Raster Artwork

Raster artwork is an image composed of pixels. This creates an artwork image that is not scalable, editable or able to be spot color separated for reproduction.

Common Raster File Types: .jpg / .bmp / .psd / .tif / .pcx

Vector Artwork

Vector Artwork

Vector artwork is created from mathmatical points and paths. This creates a piece of artwork that is editable, scalable and able to be spot color separated for reproduction.

Common Vector File Types: .ai / .eps / .pdf / .fh / .cdr / .indd

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Methods for Submitting Artwork

Preferred : Direct Email is the most preferable option (contact service)

  • 1.Include a jpg or pdf for placement reference
  • 2.Convert all fonts to outlines / paths
  • 3. Include or embed all placed images
  • 4. Submit all artwork at 100% actual size
  • 5. Identify and correctly illustrate all spot colors
  • 6.Allow for a bleed if necessary
  • 7.Submit the original file, not a duplicate or copy
  • 8. Never flatter or merge layers on a photoshop file or tif
  • 9. Indicate the cut line and die line
  • 10.Veryify that the art meets all of Adinaline's guidlines and expectations

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Fonts / Text

Minimum Font Sizes:

San Serif in All Caps (4 pt. Bold)

Serif in All Caps (6 pt. to 8 pt. Bold)

Common Font Types:

Font Styles

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Contrasting Colors

Consider carefully the colors to be used on your products. Remember that dark lettering on a dark background, or light lettering on a light background, will not be easily legible. In many cases, a slight change in letter color, or a simple outline is all that's necessary to create a much more legible image. For example, as seen below, ultra blue letters don't show up well on a black background. But a slight change to peacock blue makes the letters appear bold against the black. Notice too the improvement in legibility when the letters on the green backgrounds are outlined in a contrasting black or white. It's an easy way to dramatically increase the visibility of the red letters. Our talented graphic artists can advise you as to which colors will work best together to make your message stand out.

Contrast Color

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Company Information

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ASI: #31971


SAGE: #69032

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