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COMPUTER GENERATED ART
Available applications:
            Adobe Photoshop CC*
            Adobe Illustrator CC
            InDesign CC
            Adobe Acrobat

Preferred art is Vector based saved as EPS format. Art should be modeled in the desired spot colors unless product is to be printed four-color process. *Color Photoshop files must be saved in CMYK mode. Black and white photographs should be saved in GRAYSCALE mode. Resolution should be 300 dpi at 100% of printing size and saved as EPS, TIFF or JPEG format. Black and white line art should be saved in BITMAP mode at no less than 600 dpi resolution at 100% of print size and saved as EPS. All photos must accompany the files they are used in, no embedded photos please.

PLEASE NOTE:
DO NOT send in Corel Draw (.cdr), Word (.doc), Excel (.xlsx) or Publisher (.pub) files for artwork. These types of files are either non-acceptable artwork formats or they are unreliable when converting to Adobe graphics software and could produce undesirable effects which could delay the production of your order. Please save or export art as Press-Quality PDF. If you submit art as a TIFF or JPEG, please remove the die, margin and guide lines before rasterizing the image. 300 dpi is the minimum recommendation.

TEXT
All fonts must be included with all documents. If generated on a PC platform, all text MUST be converted to paths.

ART CHARGES
There will be no art charge if acceptable computer generated art is provided. Preparation of artwork that is not computer generated to our specifications will be subject to a charge of $50.00(z) per hour. Minimum charge is 1 hour.

TEMPLATES
Templates for most products will be available at www.lioncircle.com. Please contact Lion Circle for templates.

DIGITAL PRINTING
All digital products are output in 4 color process (CMYK), great for photos and multi color artwork. Color Matching: PMS colors are interpreted from the CMYK process chart in the Pantone Process Color Imaging Guide. If exact color matching is required, call the factory or use offset pricing (if available). Metallic and fluorescent colors are not available. Due to printing process there is a tolerance of ± 2.9 mm in the printing registration. Borders are not available on digitally printed products.

SPEC SAMPLES/VIRTUAL PROOFS
Digital virtual samples are provided with all orders at no charge. Digitally printed spec samples are $35.00(z). Offset printed spec samples please call factory for quote.

FOUR COLOR PROCESS
Call factory for quote and minimums. Exact color match available at additional charge.

OFFSET PRINTING
PMS Color Match is $15.00(V) per color, OSS items are $35.00 (z). Refer to Pantone Solid Coated and Uncoated Formula Guides. To avoid this charge, please select from our standard colors listed below.

OFFSET PRINTING STANDARD COLORS

 

PANTONE YELLOW
PMS 116 YELLOW
PMS 130 YELLOW-GOLD
PMS 021 ORANGE
PMS 151 ORANGE
WARM RED
RUBINE RED
RHODAMINE RED
PMS 185 RED
PMS 186 RED
PMS 485 RED
PMS 201 MAROON
PMS 208 BURGUNDY
PMS 228 BURGUNDY
PANTONE VIOLET
PANTONE PURPLE
PANTONE MEDIUM PURPLE
PMS 211 PINK
PROCESS BLUE
PMS 288 NAVY BLUE
PMS 300 ROYAL BLUE
PMS 293 MEDIUM BLUE
REFLEX BLUE
PMS 281 DARK BLUE
PMS 320 TEAL
PMS 375 LIME
PMS 354 KELLY GREEN
PMS 347 MEDIUM GREEN
PMS 349 FOREST GREEN
PMS 468 BEIGE
PMS 469 BROWN
PMS 160 LIGHT BROWN
BLACK
PMS 872 METALLIC GOLD
PMS 877 METALLIC SILVER

Fluorescent and metallic inks are only available for offset printed paper products. Not available on plastic, magnetic or digital printed items.