Art Requirements | Screen Printed Transfers

Acceptable File Formats - Vector Art

  • Adobe Illustrator CC or lower
  • Corel Draw X7 or lower
  • Photoshop CC or lower *We prefer non-raster art, if image is rasterized this will only be used as a guideline for recreating new art

Artwork that needs to be recreated or cleaned up will require additional art charges.

Please attach a jpeg proof with contrasting background color along with your art file. We do not print from this proof, we only use it to verify your artwork is setup correctly. If proof is not provided with art file, you will be charged $10 for us to send you a proof. Production times may also be delayed depending when we receive approval.

Set Size

Please follow these steps to make sure the end product is correct.

  1. Specify size needed or state artwork is to size.
  2. Choose sheet size. We can gang multiple items to fit into the print area of the desired sheet size.
    IMAGE AREA: Large 11.5 x 18 | Regular 11.5 x 11.5

  3. If artwork is ready to print make sure the art board dimensions match the printable area of the sheet size needed. If multiple images are being printed you must have logos ganged together on the desired sheet size.
    IMAGE AREA: Large 11.5 x 18 | Regular 11.5 x 11.5

Convert Fonts

All fonts must be converted to outlines. Type that is still editable may not display properly depending on the computers font library.

  • Adobe Illustrator
    Select all text, go to Type Menu > Create Outlines
  • Corel Draw
    Select all text, go to Arrange Menu > Convert to Curves
  • Photoshop
    Select all text, go to Layers Panel > Right Click, Rasterize Type

Check Detail

To be sure fine detail will print clearly, the smallest areas must meet the requirements below.

  • Minimum Line Thickness
    (Easy, Fashion & Premium)
    1 point or .014 inch
  • Minimum Non-Printing or Negative Space
    (Easy, Fashion, & Premium)
    2 point or .028 inch
  • Minimum Line Thickness
    (Glitter Ink)
    3 point or .042 inch
  • Minimum Non-Printing or Negative Space
    (Glitter Ink)
    4 point or .056 inch

Check Your Proof (proof is an additional charge, and only sent if requested)

Once you receive your proof, check all areas to make sure your image will print correctly.
*We do not accept responsibility of any item that was produced incorrectly after the art proof has been approved.

Ready to Print Artwork - No Proof

Please follow all requirements above to ensure your image will print correctly. No proofs will be sent on ready to print artwork, and artwork must be sent to us in vector format.
*If you art does not meet these requirements you will be notified before being charged an art fee.
*If JPEG proof with contrasting background is not provided with art file. You will be charged $10 for us to send you a proof. Production times may also be delayed, depending when we receive approval.