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If you have any questions concerning your artwork please contact us – (410) 235-1489

Submit Artwork as a PDF File


The simplest and most effective way to submit artwork is to create a high resolution PDF file.
When saving your artwork to a PDF file, please include the following settings:

• Include all pages
• High resoulution - 300 dpi
• Include an 1/8" bleed
• Cropmarks
• Set compatibility to Acrobat 5.0 (PDF 1.4)


Other Artwork Submissions


ELECTRONIC TRANSFER

• E-mail attachments smaller than 5MB (compressed)

DISKS

• CD-ROM
• DVD-ROM
• USB Flash Drives

Please provide a list of contents and hard copy color printout along with disk.

APPLICATIONS (MACINTOSH)

• QuarkXpress (8.0 and below)
• Adobe InDesign (CS6.0 and below)
• Adobe Illustrator (CS5.5 and below)
• Adobe PhotoShop

APPLICATIONS (PC)

• Adobe InDesign (CS6.0 and below)
• Adobe Illustrator (CS5.5 and below)
• Adobe PhotoShop
• MSWord (text files only)
• MSExcel (text files only)

If your application does not appear on either list, call our office with the name and version of your software to verify that we will be able to process your artwork.

FONTS

• Postscript
• TrueType

If possible, please outlines all fonts or include all fonts on disk.

PHOTOS

• PhotoShop high-resolution (SEE BELOW)
• TIFF
• EPS

PHOTO RESOLUTION

• 300 - 400 dpi (less than 300 dpi is not recommended for printing as the image may appear pixilated)

BLEEDS AND CROP MARKS

Allow 1/8" on all sides for bleed and offset cropmats 0.125in. minimum.

COLOR

• CMYK
• Grayscale
• Duotone & Monotone
• Pantone

ARTWORK HARD COPY

A print-out, on either Laser or Color Laser printer is required with all submitted artwork. Please submit a PDF file if submitting file electronically.