Artwork Guidelines

To insure that the order is produced with no delay, artwork must be submitted at least five days prior to the run date and in a format that is acceptable to use for both embroidery and printing purposes. Please note the placement and size of imprint. If size is not listed, artwork will be sized to our company standard. The following guidelines, if followed, will insure accurate and timely production of the order.

Graphix Corporation is not responsible for copyright issues on submitted artwork.

 Screen- Printing:

Art must be supplied in the following forms in order to avoid art charges or delayed ship dates.

Electronic Artwork (PC or Macintosh)

Supply fonts or convert all text to paths/outline in order to render your artwork accurately. If specific colors are used, please include the PMS number or specific color.

• Illustrator CS6 (or earlier) saved as PDF or EPS

•Photoshop CS6 (or earlier) 150 resolution or higher • Transparent background • Do not flatten

•Corel Draw exported as EPS or Illustrator Document

• High Resolution Jpegs need to be reviewed by Graphix to determine if they are useable (allow extra time)

Art may be received in the following forms:

• Email (Zip files accepted)

• USB flash drive

• FTP Site (Please provide username and password if needed)              

• Compact Disk

• Physical Examples to be recreated or rendered by Graphix Art Department

Unacceptable Artwork:

The following formats are not considered print ready art: Fax transmissions, GIF files, low resolution JPEG files, downloaded files or images from the internet, blue book cuts, metallic labels, decals, patches, and some jpg files that are not saved correctly and may not open properly. If you are unsure about your file, we will be happy to assist you by reviewing your art file in advance by request. Please allow extra time to address questionable artwork to ensure proper turn around time to meet your requested ship date.

Artwork Created in House: 

If no acceptable form of art can be acquired, you may have the art created in house by the designers at Graphix. We offer everything from minor editing to custom designs created from scratch based off your ideas and/ or images provided. The standard charge is $15 for minor editing, $30 per half hour, and $50 per hour. Please contact your account representative to estimate the art charge prior to placing the order. We cannot create artwork without receipt of a complete purchase order.