Artwork Requirements for Textile Screen Printing

4-Colour Process and Spot Process

  • MAC Format Photoshop (process images, Photographs)
  • Files can be saved on CDs or USB memory sticks
  • Process images must be “size as” with a resolution of at least 300 PPI
  • Specific fonts must be sent with file or outlined
  • Specify Pantone colours (if needed)
  • A colour copy on paper must be provided for proofing
  • Indicate your required delivery date
  • With Photoshop RGB files, DO NOT flatten images; leave all work in layers with transparent background.

Spot Colour

  • MAC Format Illustrator vector art
  • PC files need to be saved as an AI file (Adobe Illustrator)
  • Artwork with more than one colour must be assigned Pantone swatches
  • Files can be sent by email or FTP site
  • Specific fonts must be sent with file in Mac format or outlined
  • Providing a colour copy on paper will ensure proper separations
  • Send files “size as” and indicate placement
  • Indicate your required delivery date
  • All gradients or halftones will not appear as they do on your screen or as they do in paper printing. The dots will be bigger and more noticeable. 55 lpi
  • It is possible to produce film for some jobs from samples, fax and paper copies. This will require art charges, and some detail may be lost.
  • We also offer in-house typesetting and design.

Customer Provided Films

  • Customer provided films must be opaque, film positive, emulsion side up, butt registered (no trapping), size as,  with registration marks and labeled with the appropriate Pantone colours.

Not sure which process you require? Feel free to contact us anytime.

Accepted Files

Accepted files
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