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Artwork Requirements

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Camera-Ready Art

Imprint quality on your order depends upon the artwork supplied with it. To avoid delays and additional art charges, please supply clean camera-ready artwork. If art needs to be touched up, add US $80.00/CDN $88.00(G) per hour; contact factory for more information.

Note: Embroidery artwork MUST be 300 dpi or higher and in color.

Camera-Ready Art Guidelines

Black & white line art on flat photographic paper

600 dpi (or higher) laser prints, preferable at 200% of final size

Glossy, fine grain paper works better than matte copier paper

Artwork for multi-color imprints: MUST send black & white, color-separated art with registration marks for each color

Always include a color composite

Digital Art Requirements

Our Art Department uses Macintosh computers and PC’s. Mac & PC formats, (IBM or compatible platforms), will be accepted.

Computer Software

Bullet Line® supports the following computer programs: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw and Macromedia Freehand. PC versions of these software programs must have all text converted to outline or vector form. If not possible, all fonts must be included with art, (Mac fonts only).


VECTOR art such as Illustrator or Freehand files provide superior reproduction quality and allows images to be re-sized without loss of sharpness or detail.

Unacceptable Artwork/Text Files

Faxes, copies of faxes, photocopies, photographs, slides, transparencies, negative stats or films that need to be reversed to positive, halftone art that needs to be resized, low resolution laser printed artwork of less than 600 dpi, letterhead, business cards, actual product or any other art that needs to be touched-up, color separated or made one color. Text files from word processing documents such as PowerPoint,Word Perfect or Window Metafiles cannot be used.

Acceptable Media

To expedite your order, artwork may be sent on a PC formatted 3-1/2” diskette or on ZIP, CD-ROM or via E-mail. A laser printout of art should be included with your artwork.


ALL camera-ready art supplied with halftones should be “to-size” at 65 line screen. Due to textured surfaces, we cannot accept halftones on Textured CD Holders, Stress Relievers, Portfolios, Organizers or Insulated Bags.

Requests for Artwork on file

Artwork is kept in a CD library for approximately 2 years. Re-orders must contain the customer number, P.O. number and/or Bullet Line® job number plus a copy of the artwork to ensure the correct artwork is pulled for the re-order. Artwork CANNOT be transferred from one Distributor’s file to another without the express written permission from the original Distributor.

Artwork Return Requests

Artwork will be returned upon written request after completion of order and payment of invoice. Written requests may be made via mail, fax or E-mail. Requests on Purchase Orders will not be processed. Distributor is responsible for postage and/or freight charges.

Authorization & Indemnification

By placing an order with Bullet Line®, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to order, purchase and/or distribute merchandise containing the names, trademarks, logos, copyrights, etc., identified and/or submitted with your order. You also agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Bullet Line®, it’s affiliates and representatives, from and against all claims, liabilities and expenses, (including attorney’s fees), arising out of or related to an actual or alleged infringement or misappropriation of any trademark, copyright or any other proprietary right of such merchandise. This provision will remain in effect after delivery of your order.

E-Mail Requirements

A hard copy of artwork must be received by factory prior to sending art via E-mail. All E-mails sent MUST include Distributor name, contact, phone number and the Purchase Order Number. Contact factory for E-mail guidelines and/or our E-mail address. Bullet Line® also supports Stuffit Deluxe software for e-mail purposes.

Please send a hard copy printout in black & white or in color to verify correct art and fonts were received. For multi-color jobs, please include a composite as well as printed separations.

E-mail artwork (except embroidery orders) to: XXXartdept@bulletline.comXXX

E-mail Artwork for 1 & 3 Day Service orders to: XXXrushart@bulletline.comXXX

E-mail ALL embroidery artwork to: XXXembroidery@bulletline.comXXX