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Artwork Info

Please follow the specifications listed here to expedite your order. Failure to meet these guidelines may delay your order and incur additional art charges. If you need more information about these requirements, please contact customer service.


1. Artwork: All artwork must be clean, sharp, black and white lineart. Screens in artwork cannot be used for die making. This includes any shade of black other than 100%.


2. Digital Media: We accept CD-ROMs, DVDs, and USB drives. Please include a paper proof for comparison. We do have an FTP site available for uploading artwork; please inquire for more information.


3. E-Mail: Artwork may be sent electronically to artwork@paynepub.com. We recommend putting all artwork into one folder and compressing it before emailing. Please fax a copy of artwork to (703) 369-0492 for comparison. Distributor name and order reference number must accompany all electronic artwork.


4. Platforms: Macintosh is preferred. We can accept certain PC/Windows files - however, these may delay your order and require additional art charges.


5. Acceptable Formats: The following file formats and layout programs are acceptable:

  • Adobe Illustrator (.eps or .ai) - convert all text to outlines. All embedded or placed graphics must also be sent separately.
  • Photoshop (.eps or .tif) - artwork should be black and white bitmap format with a minimum resolution of 600 ppi at 100% reproduction size.
  • QuarkXpress (v 8.0 or lower for the Macintosh) - include all fonts and linked images. We cannot accept PC fonts.
  • Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) - fonts must be embedded. Artwork must be high resolution, black and white lineart at 100% reproduction size.
  • Corel Draw - file must be exported as an Illustrator (.ai) file with all text converted to curves. All embedded or placed graphics must be included as separate attachments.
  • Macromedia Freehand (.eps) - file must be exported as an Adobe Illustrator (.ai) file with all text converted to paths. embedded or placed graphics must be included as separate attachments.
  • InDesign CS6 or lower (Macintosh based only) - include all fonts and linked images. We cannot accept PC fonts.

6. Unacceptable Formats: The following are file formats and layout programs that WE DO NOT ACCEPT:

  • GIF, JPG, BMP, WMF or PICT
  • Microsoft Word, Publisher, Powerpoint or Excel
  • Adobe PageMaker

7. Press Ready Artwork: Camera-ready art must be clean, sharp, black and white lineart. We cannot accept faxes, inkjet prints, or photocopies as camera-ready artwork.


8. Web Page Artwork: We will not accept any artwork that has been downloaded off the internet. Web images are usually very low resolution and are not acceptable quality for printing.


9. Typestyle: Unless specified on purchase order, we will typeset using our own discretion for font selection and size.


10. Art Charges: The normal rate for our art department is $55 per hour with a 1/2 hour minimum charge. We will set up to four lines of type without charge. There is no charge for acceptable artwork sent electronically or for scanning of camera ready artwork. Any additional time needed to clean up artwork will be billed accordingly. changes made by the customer after the initial proof will be charged. will be an additional charge for any artwork that is more than one color and needs to have trapping applied.

 

 

 

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