Artwork Checklist

In order to keep your costs at a minimum please read the following carefully:

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If you wish to supply your own artwork for us to print, please ensure it complies with our artwork checklist before submission.

Send your artwork files to us at clare@elpeeko.com or via wetransfer.com – either click on the above link or visit www.wetransfer.com

1) Open a new browser window and visit www.wetransfer.com
2) Click on the “+ Add files” button
3) Select the file(s) you wish to send
4) Enter the email address of the person you’re sending the files to: clare@elpeeko.com
5) Enter your own email address.
6) Write a short message if required
7) Click on the “Transfer” button

ARTWORK IS PREFERRED AS A PRESS RESOLUTION PDF FILE:

Save PDF files at Press resolution NOT screen resolution and embed all fonts.
Please supply with a minimum 2mm bleed if applicable

ARTWORK IS ALSO ACCEPTED IN THE FOLLOWING FORMATS:

  • ADOBE INDESIGN
  • QUARK EXPRESS 6.5
  • ADOBE PHOTOSHOP
  • ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

It is possible to save documents as earlier versions in most software if necessary.

ALL RGB COLOUR IMAGES MUST BE CONVERTED TO CMYK

RESOLUTION OF IMAGES SHOULD BE AT 300dpi OR HIGHER

ALL FONTS MUST BE INCLUDED ON THE DISC, EVEN FOR EPS FILES (or converted to paths/outlines depending on the application used)

A BLEED OF AT LEAST 2mm MUST BE ADDED WHERE REQUIRED

PLEASE DELETE UNUSED COLOUR SWATCHES FROM COLOUR PALETTES

SOME SOFTWARE HAS A DUAL-ROLE APPLICATION FOR WEB AND PRINT.  PLEASE ENSURE ALL ARTWORK PRODUCED IS PRINT-COMPATIBLE

A MOCK-UP AND IDEALLY COLOUR SEPARATED PROOFS SHOULD BE SUPPLIED TO ALLOW PLATES TO BE CHECKED, THUS HELPING TO AVOID COSTLY MISTAKES

Please note that we can only separate some Microsoft software to four colour process, therefore spot Pantone colours need to be created in an alternative software.

Please supply digital files as separate pages, do not try to impose as we have imposition software to do this.

Any quotations supplied are based on artwork being correctly prepared and formatted in accordance with the above specifications.  Additional charges may be incurred for any remedial work necessary to make artwork suitable for print.