Art Specifications

Media Types & Sending Files

Files can be submitted on various types of digital media, including CD-R, DVD-R, USB flash drive, etc…

Files can also be e-mailed. E-mailed files should be no larger than 10 MB; larger files can be uploaded here »

PLATFORMS:

  • Mac or PC
 

PAGE MAKEUP & ILLUSTRATION PROGRAMS:

  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Acrobat PDF (High resolution only)
  • MS Excel (1 color only)
  • MS Word
  • MS Publisher

ALL DOCUMENTS SHOULD INCLUDE A MINIMUM OF 1/8′ BLEED RULES (LINES) SHOULD BE NOT LESS THAN 0.3 PT

 

PDFs:

  • Must be Press Ready (images 300 dpi & lineart 800 or higher)
  • All fonts should be embedded or converted to outline type.
 

FONTS:
Please submit ALL fonts used in the document.

 

GRAPHICS/ARTWORK:

  • Any art placed on a document should be saved in a high resolution format
  • Please avoid JPEG, PICT, CT, etc.
  • When saving in EPS format please avoid saving with JPEG encoding
  • Black & White art should be saved as Grayscale and line art should be saved as BITMAPPED
 

ALL SUPPORTING ART SHOULD BE INCLUDED:

  • Even art placed inside another program such as Adobe Illustrator
  • Photos should be 300 DPI (Please note: scaling up photos lowers resolution)
  • Line art/vector images should be at least 800 DPI

If you have any further questions about how to prepare your files or any other technical assistance, please feel free to contact John Vigue at 727-6245 ext.217