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How to Submit Artwork

Sending Files

  • Files 20MB or less can be sent as an email attachment to: art@colorvisionprinting.com
  • We recommend sending files larger than 20MB via WeTransfer.com (free up to 2GB)
  • Include your Name, Project Description, and Quote # with all artwork submissions
  • Call our Art Department at 800-543-6299 if you have any questions

File Formats Accepted (must be High Resolution)

  • PDF format is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - set up as single pages and combined into one .pdf file
  • Others: .ai / .psd / .eps / .jpeg / .tif
  • InDesign - packaged appropriately
  • Excel Files - for mailing services and variable data projects only

Bleed / Margins

  • 0.125" bleed on all sides
  • 0.25" margins (safe zone)


  • CMYK
  • No RGB images/colors
  • If project contains PMS colors, specify Pantone number(s)
  • Black is 100% (Not Registration)
  • Delete unused colors
  • No Overprinting: Do not apply overprint setting unless you are sure you want the color that is under the other to be visible


  • Ensure all fonts used in the layout or in graphics are embedded or outlined
  • Or packaged appropriately


  • Only high-resolution images (minimum 300 dpi)
  • CMYK or Grayscale, Not RGB
  • Do not submit images taken off the web - our design team can help with replacing them with stock photos/art


  • Embedded or are included in packaged/zipped files


  • Flattened prior to exporting to PDF


  • Do not use any color Profiles

IMPORTANT! Please Read this Final Recommendation:

  • Be sure to review the PDF you will be sending/uploading, checking all the criteria once more. If all of it is correct, you have a print ready file.
  • Failing to follow this procedure may result in delays in the production time and additional fees for proofing and prepping samples for the production team.

Click the Button below to send an Email to our Art Department

Please Note: Email attachments must be 20MB or less. Please use WeTransfer.com for files larger than 20MB.

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