UPLOAD FILES - FILE CHECKLIST

File Types - PDF, JPG, TIFF, EPS. Please flatten layered files.

Fonts need to be outlined, curved or embedded.

File Size - For files over 50MB, please save onto disk and mail to us.

Bleeds - Extend your background by 1/8" (inch).

Resolution needs to be at least 300dpi.

Color must be set to CMYK.

Please send your files to info@skookumgraphics.com

SUPPLYING YOUR OWN FILE

If you are supplying your own file please email to: info@SkookumGraphics.com
OR
Mail a CD Rom, DVD, or USB memory sticks to:
Skookum Graphics Box 315, Alert Bay BC V0N 1A0

FONTS WILL NEED TO BE EMBEDED OR OUTLINED

Illustrator - Select type then click on create outlines
Microsoft - Embed all fonts in Microsoft Office, converting fonts to curves

CMYK vs. RGB

Please supply files in CMYK. CMYK are the four colors used during the printing process.
RGB (Red, Green and Blue) are the colours used by screen displays.
Documents should be created in CMYK so that your screen colours and printed product closely match.

SAFE MARGINS

The safe margins are imaginary lines inside the document. This imaginary line represents either a cut or a fold. Safe margin can contain pictures but should not contain important information such as: names, addresses, numbers and logos. Please keep important informationwithin the safe margin (at least .137” from the edge)

* Please be sure to keep all text within the safe margin. (at least .137” from the edge)

ACCEPTED FILE FORMATS

Adobe Acrobat Document (*.pdf) (recommended)
Adobe Illustrator Artwork (*.ai) (recommended)
Adobe Photoshop Image (*.psd) (recommended)
Bitmap Image (*.bmp)
GIF Image (*.gif)
JPEG Image (*.jpg,*.jpeg)

Compression:

Use zip or stuffit to compress files to make them smaller and faster to send.