Art Check List

Art Upload  Art Check List PDF

A Quick Test to Ensure Success-Please review this check list before submitting art. Art and digital files that pass this pre-flight "test" usually flow through our system with ease.

CheckLayout

  • Keep critical elements at least 3/8" from top and 1/4" from bottom & sides
  • 1/8" Bleed
  • See templates
  • Common Art layouts
common layouts

CheckDigital Images

  • CMYK .psd, .tif, .eps, or .ai file formats
  • 300ppi/dpi resolution, sized to 100%

CheckFonts

CheckFile Formats

Current or recent Mac or PC versions of the following:

  • Photoshop®
  • InDesign®
  • Illustrator®
  • High Res PDF

Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files are not acceptable.

CheckMedia

  • Upload files 3-80MB
  • Email files less than 3MB to your Sales Counselor
  • CD
  • DVD

CheckColor Target / Sample

Include a complete, full-sized hard copy of the composite art submitted. It may be color or black & white, but must be printed from the final file(s) you provide. Color targets should be printed using calibrated devices.

  • Calibrated color target
  • Black & White prints for position only

CheckColors - Process & PMS

All PMS/Spot colors will be converted to 4-Color Process. When referencing a PMS color in a process color print, refer to a Pantone® COLOR BRIDGE® coated guide to see how the color translates when converted to CMYK. Most colors change when converted to CMYK.

  • CMYK 4-Color Process

CheckDesign Tips

  • Design two or three vertical viewing sections
  • Include all layout, font, and image files
  • Convert fonts to outlines/curves
  • Please allow ±1/16" registration variance of the print to the product perimeter
  • Supply a printed copy of the final layout and color samples or color targets
  • Call us for answers to your design questions

CheckTemplate Dimensions see Templates for more

Template Example

CUPS

9 oz Tall 12 Tall 16 17 oz 20 oz Tall 21 24 oz 30 oz 32 oz 44 oz
Width (w/bleed) 7.00" 6.80" 7.00" 8.35" 8.35" 7.65" 8.35" 8.35" 8.35" 10.40"
Height (w/bleed)
White & Paper
3.13" 3.60" 4.40" 4.15" 4.55" 5.65" 5.05" 5.64" 6.00" 6.80"
Height (w/bleed)
Clear
3.45" 3.80" 4.70" 4.50" 4.80" 5.86" 5.30" 5.89" 6.25" 7.10"

CONTAINERS

3 oz 5 oz Short 8 8 oz Short 12 Mid 12 12 oz 16 oz 20 oz 32 oz
Width (w/bleed) 7.00" 8.35" 10.40" 8.35" 10.40" 9.00" 8.35" 10.40" 12.00" 12.00"
Height (w/bleed)
White & Paper
1.70" 2.00" 2.14" 2.60" 2.85" 3.08" 3.50" 3.50" 3.16" 4.33"
Height (w/bleed)
Clear
2.00" 2.26" 2.57" 2.85" 3.27" 3.33" 3.75" 3.90" 3.48" 4.66"


CheckProduct Dimensions

Cup Image

CUPS

9 oz Tall 12 Tall 16 17 oz 20 oz Tall 21 24 oz 30 oz 32 oz 44 oz
A. Top OD 3.14" 3.52" 3.52" 3.68" 3.77" 3.52" 3.89" 4.08" 4.13" 4.53"
B. Height 3.36" 4.25" 5.10" 4.59" 5.14" 6.00" 5.90" 6.85" 7.16" 7.47"
C. Bottom OD 2.22" 2.18" 2.22" 2.67" 2.67" 2.40" 2.67" 2.67" 2.67" 3.28"

CONTAINERS

3 oz 5 oz Short 8 8 oz Short 12 Mid 12 12 oz 16 oz 20 oz 32 oz
A. Top OD 2.79" 3.21" 3.79" 3.31" 3.89" 3.64" 3.52" 3.98" 4.53" 4.74"
B. Height 1.65" 2.00" 2.08" 2.62" 2.82" 3.25" 3.62" 3.52" 3.25" 7.67"
C. Bottom OD 2.22" 2.67" 3.28" 2.67" 3.28" 2.84" 2.67" 3.28" 3.81" 3.81"