Artwork Information

ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS

 

 

The quality of your artwork determines the quality of the imprint

Art touch-up, clarifications and revisions will delay production.

LAYOUT

Please provide a detailed layout. If size and/or position are not specified Garyline will use its discretion and send an email proof which will add one production day.

STRAIGHT LINE COPY

Up to 4 lines will be typeset – add $10(v) email proof charge. Excess or curved copy may require art charge. Customer is responsible for proofreading.

COPY SIZE

Varies depending on product. We will use our discretion for best imprint. Larger text may be required on products with a porous surface such as Pocket Can Holders, Fun Foam, Stress Shapes, Towels, Bags and Ice Scraper Mitts - Non-serif type styles are recommended on these items.

EMAIL PROOF AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

Add $10 (v). Email proof is required for more than 3 lines of text. Changes to Email proof: Add $10 (v) / change

DIGITAL ARTWORK FILES

We accept b&w or multicolor art sent in a vector format, saved as .eps, .pdf or .ai file. All fonts must be converted to outlines. B&W “raster” art must be created at a minimum of 600dpi saved as .tiff or .eps format. All placed images must be embedded. PDF or hard copy of the file must accompany the order so we can visually confirm that it matches the art file.

ACCEPTABLE PROGRAMS AND FILE FORMATS

ILLUSTRATOR: “Create outlines” on all fonts.

(.AI, .PDF, and .EPS are acceptable file formats.)

PHOTOSHOP: B&W raster art must be created at a minimum of 600dpi.Scanned halftones and multicolor raster art is not acceptable.(.TIFF and .EPS are acceptable file formats.)

COREL DRAW: Change all fonts to curves. Art must be exported as an .ai or .pdf file. .AI, .PDF, and .EPS are the acceptable file formats. All placed images must be included in B&W and created at a minimum of 600dpi. Placed images in color are unacceptable. The preferred format is Adobe Illustrator PDF. We do not accept page layout programs such as MS Word. File formats such as .doc, .pub, .vcf and .dat are unacceptable.

ACCEPTABLE FILE STORAGE: CD, DVD, Email, FTP

EMAIL REQUIREMENTS

Our preferred method is to send your purchase order with digital art together to orders@garyline.com

  • Must meet all the requirements for digital artwork files.
  • Do Not Include Order Information in the body of the art e-mail -
  • This will not be considered as part of the order
  • Send initial art and order instructions only. Garyline is NOT responsible for any changes requested through art@garyline.com
  • Files 5MB must be compressed using Stuffit, Winzip or Zipit
  • Must include purchase order number in subject line, distributor company
  • name and phone number
  • Must include style number, product color, and imprint color

FTP ARTWORK UPLOADS

  • Go to www.garyline.com
  • Click “Upload Artwork& Purchase Order” - follow the instructions
  • Must meet all the requirements for digital artwork files

ARTWORK CHANGES

All changes to order & art must be sent to changes@garyline.com

MULTI-COLOR IMPRINTS

All multi-color imprints must be provided as digital, vector artwork and color-separated with composite or incur a $50 (z) art charge. Industry standard is 1/16” movement in any direction. Fun Foam products allow 1/8” movement. Multi-color imprints cups and bottles – additional set-up and run charges apply for 2nd side imprint. Minimum quantity for 3-4 color silkscreen imprint is generally 500 units and is listed on each product page on www.garyline.com.

FULL-COLOR DIGITAL PROCESS

We can digitally print many products at 600 x 600dpi. Set-up Charge $65-55(v) / imprint. Additional charges, minimum quantity and production time is listed on each product page. Supply art digitally in vector format or a 600 dpi .TIFF / .EPS file. PMS color match cannot be guaranteed on digital 4c process printing. Image colors will vary slightly during production runs and on reorders.

RE-CREATION

Factory will determine whether art is acceptable and any changes required for best imprint. Low-res files (below 600dpi) will require clean- up or re-creation. $15 (v) / imprint multi-color imprints may require color trapping and / or color separation. Changes to art delay production time.

HALFTONE IMPRINTS

Not available on silkscreen, pad print, hot-stamp, laser or embroidery. Halftones & gradients are only available on digital direct and digital transfer imprints, and may be adjusted to spot colors for silkscreen and pad prints with additional color set-up and run charges.

SECOND SIDE OR WRAP IMPRINTS

Many cups and bottles are available with a second side or wrap imprint in the same color at no extra charge as specified on each product page. Two-side imprints are evenly spaced. Wrap imprints are one large image with a gap at the beginning/end. Please do not use the Wrap templates for two-side imprints.TAPERED PRODUCTS

Imprint may distort on tapered products such as cups, mugs, megaphones and funnels.

EMBROIDERY

  • DIGITIZING CHARGE: $ 55 (v) up to 7000 stitches - up to 8 thread colors
  • TAPE EDITING: Add $25 (v) maximum reduction or enlargement 20%
  • STRAIGHT LINE COPY / STOCK LETTERING: $25 (v) digitizing
  • ADDITIONAL STITCHES: Add $25 (v) digitizing charge plus $.35 (v) running charge / 1000 additional stitches
  • ADDITIONAL LOCATION EMBROIDERY: Add $55 (v) digitizing plus $2.00 (r) running charge / location - up to 3500 stitches
  • LETTER HEIGHT: Minimum 1/4”
  • METALLIC THREAD: Add $.20 (v) / 1000 stitches
  • ADDITIONAL THREAD COLORS: Add $.30 (v) / unit / color (max 15 colors)
  • THREAD COLOR MATCH: $50 (v) for non-stock thread colors. Exact color may not be available. Allow 2-3 extra days. See p. 103 for stock colors

QR CODES

QR Codes print best in black ink on a flat white surface. Garyline cannot guarantee that the QR Code will be readable on all items or on all units in a production run. QR Codes cannot be printed on Foam products. Distributor is responsible to confirm the code/link is correct and active.

ARTWORK TRANSFERS

Artwork cannot be transferred from one distributor to another without written permission from the original distributor or the owner of the original artwork.

UNION LOGO

Workers United union bug can be added to imprint on request on all USA made products. Imported items can have “Union Printed” added to imprint if the end user agrees to accept imported goods.

Artwork Changes:

All changes to order & art must be sent to changes@garyline.com