Color in RGB Color Space

Same Colors in CMYK Color Space

If art is to bleed off the edge of the finished product you must provide art with a minimum of 1/8” bleed on all sides that bleed. At minimum we require inside margins on business cards to be 3/16" (0.188") and everything else 3/8" (0.375").

​We do not accept JPG, GIF or BMP files below 300dpi at full size.

Microsoft files including Word, Excel, Publisher will not be excepted. They must be converted to .pdf and must meet our guidelines above to avoid before submitting them.
​Art for full color products MUST be supplied in CMYK color space, including bitmaps. If any elements are RGB the color of the printed product WILL NOT be accurate.

Art files for offset printing, screen printing or embroidery must be supplied in vector format using spot colors only.

​Color of finished product may not match the color you see on your monitor
Acceptable File Formats and Specifications for Artwork

CorelDraw (.cdr) files are preferred but .pdf files with all text converted to outlines or curves will be accepted. For full-color work which includes any artwork with gradients, screens, or photographs a TIFF, JPG or flattened PDF is acceptable as long as the art is a minimum of 300 dpi at 100% of the size to be printed,
a 300 dpi thumbnail of art will not work.

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Artwork Requirements

The following guidelines may be helpful as you prepare your electronic files to submit for reproduction. We work in a PC environment. Please check your files carefully as we will not be held responsible for typographical errors and/or omissions or color correctness when files are submitted by customer. If art is submitted that we consider NOT "print-ready" and requires design time by Caveman Printing & Apparel to modify the file to make it print ready customer will be billed at the rate of $60.00/hr with a minimum charge of $20.00.
Files that are modified by Caveman Printing & Apparel to produce a print ready file are property of Caveman Printing & Apparel.