Please read carefully before submitting any parts to us.
Failure to do so can result in delays and unnecessary errors in production.
PREPARING YOUR ART:
Our "Graphic Guidelines" sheet will help you prepare your artwork, and answer most of our commonly asked questions pertaining to design. We encourage all of our customers to review.
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We have created a "Design Basics" guide to help you prepare your artwork that answers all the most commonly asked questions, from properly setting up your files for print, to how to name and archive your files, to how to proof your files. We encourage all of our customer to review.
Please contact your Sales Rep to obtain an Estimate & the necessary Paperwork to get your job rolling. If you are uncertain about anything or need any guidance in moving forward, please call or e-mail and we will be happy to help walk you through this process.
USING OUR TEMPLATES
Unless you've arranged it wth your Sales Representative beforehard, we require that ALL ARTWORK BE RECEIVED IN PIRATES PRESS DESIGN TEMPLATES.
• PRINT TEMPLATES ***
*** inlcudes Posters, Flyers, Postcards, Stickers,
Business Cards, and other Miscellaneous items.
1. Name your files in a way that is easy for us to understand.
Combine your Catalog Number and the Product...
(i.e. ABC123jacket.eps, ABC123labelA.eps, ABC123labelB.eps).
2. Place the final files into one folder named with your
Catalog Number and the word “Art” (i.e. ABC123_ART).
3. Archive the folder (.zip or .sit) and upload it to our web-based
application at http://www.piratespress.com/upload.
PLEASE NOTE: If you need to send your art files on a disc, do not send us your only copy! We are not responsible for masters lost or damaged in transit, nor while in our possession. We do not return discs except by special request!
***ASK QUESTIONS FIRST***
The last thing anyone wants to do is to have to redo their work. For this reason, it is important that you understand our specifications and templates, and prepare from the outset to properly design and submit your artwork. In the case that these documents do not answer all of your questions, please CONTACT US with any additional questions BEFORE you start designing.