If you are sending us your own artwork, please read carefully:
We are PC based but we can accept several file formats coming from Macs.
Software used: CorelDraw X3, Adobe Photoshop CS3, Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe
InDesign CS3, Microsoft Word or PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, QuarkXpress.
Accepted files formats: .cdr, .eps., ai, .tif,. .psd, .pdf, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .wmf,
pct, .pcx, .txt, .doc, .rtf, .qxd.
Resolution: The outcome of a t-shirt print can only be as good as the quality of
art put into it. It is very important when supplying photos or other imagery to
the highest resolution possible. 200 dpi is good and 300 dpi is great at
(We recommend zipping large files before E-mailing).
Text in vector type files: please convert all text to curves. In Corel Draw
then use the function “Convert to Curve” from the Arrange menu. In Adobe
select all and then use the function “Create Outlines” from the Type menu. This
ensure that the proper text is transferred to our artists. If you want the text
editable please attach the font with the artwork.
Art size: The designs should be saved at desired print size. We recommend no
than 4” X 4” for a “pocket” design (ideal is 3.5” x 3.5) and no larger than11.5”
for a large imprint.
Colors: We can print up to 8 colors on a shirt, however, we do print simulated
process and four color process. These two techniques allows us to create and
high end graphics and photographic imagery. We mix our own inks and offer
How to send the art: email us your design to email@example.com or you
can mail us a PC CD to 240 South Archie, Vidor, TX 77662 ATTN: Art Dept.
If you would like us to create your artwork: You may E-mail us a description of
what you would like us to print on your T-shirts. There is a $25/ hour charge
design services. Most one color designs take one hour or less to create
its complexity. If you have a picture, or a printed T-shirt you would like us to
we will scan it for you at no charge and return it to you with your order. We
staff Graphic Artist that can assist you.
Logo/Art Production Services:
This is a bit different than just art reproduction which is the standard $25
usually used for company logo creation, this actually consists of multiple
sketches, fleshing out a design from scratch into a final finished design. This
usually a 4-20 hour process where we involve illustrators, sketch artists,
artists all of varying styles to produce a finished design that is perfect for
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Procedure for Original Artwork Creation
1. A preliminary sketch is created and sent
to you for approval. Most changes are made at this stage. Once it is approved the artwork
moves to second phase.
2. Black line inked art is created. This phase
is not usually sent to the customer.
3. The final art is created and any necessary
text and/or graphic elements are added. A
low resolution jpeg is sent for approval.
Once approved final payment is made and the
art enters production.
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Procedure for Color Seperations
You can take the final art to a Screen Printing company to be printed on a
The last process in an art department before it goes into production is Color
We offer these services to eliminate any extra costly art fees you may
For basic separations (Vector Art) as seen above is only $5 US per color. For
photographic separations (Raster Art) it is $10 US per color. We add all crop
registration marks, and pantone colors to printed separations.
If you belong to a Screen Printing company or want to own your color separations
print and mail the separations on Vellum or High-Quality ink jet transparencies.
Printed Separations on Vellum
8.5” x 11” - $12 US per color
11” x 17” - $15 US per color
12” x 18.5” - $16 US per color
Printed Separations on Ink Jet Transparencies:
8.5” x 11” - $18 US per color
11” x 17” - $22 US per color
13” x 19” - $25 US per color
Screen Printing and Embroidery Services