E-Z UP Artwork Requirements for Graphic Silkscreen and Digital Imprint

In order to provide your custom graphic order in a timely manner and keep additional artwork charges to a minimum, the guidelines listed below should be followed.

  • All fonts need to be converted to outline - (in order to avoid any defaulted text).
  • Silkscreen production should use solid pantone coated colors only.
  • Digital artwork should be output as CMYK.
  • Picture images should be CMYK not RGB.
  • Colors will be matched as close as possible, but cannot be guaranteed to be accurate.
  • Half-toned colors will be output at 30 LPI (lines per inch for silkscreen production)
  • You may use ZIP or STUFFIT compression for multiple files. (Mac or PC)
  • Send artwork early to avoid production delays
  • All graphics are subject to review and approval before production
  • Artwork should be sharp, clean and smooth and free of jagged lines/shapes
  • Elaborate artwork may require additional cleanup charges
  • Additional artwork charges may be incurred if graphics fail to meet these requirements

Accepted Artwork Applications and Requirements

Adobe Illustrator CS3/4/5 (Mac or PC) - MUST convert all fonts (and corresponding stroke lines) to outline and save as native Illustrator format (ai). Artwork should be supplied in vector format. All RASTER objects in artwork must be appropriate resolution. If not, it may require artwork changes and additional charges.

Adobe Photoshop CS3/4/5 (Mac or PC) - MUST rasterize your fonts and save files as .psd (if you have layers or need transparency). Will also accept Photoshop TIF or EPS formats. Image resolution should be 150 dpi at 100% actual size artwork is to be printed at or 300 dpi and 50% the actual printed size.

Accepted Media - CD-ROM, DVD-ROM-single layer, Thumb or Flash Drives