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Art Requirements

To assure a clean, professional output, we require camera-ready artwork.
Customers who would like to submit their own artwork can do so using one
of the following methods:

To Submit a hard copy of artwork:
   Hard copies of Black and White artwork will be accepted
   in the following formats:
       Photo-Stat
       Laser Printout (600dpi min - 1000dpi preferred)
       Photocopies, Fax Copies, Letterhead, etc. are not acceptable and will incur
          additional charges to clean-up or recreate


Send Hard Copy/Disks to:
  The Lucian Company
  Attn: Art Department
  4200 Kenilworth Ave
  Bladensburg, MD 20722

To Submit artwork on disk or via email:

  • 3.5" floppy or zip discs will be accepted.
  • Please convert  all text to curves (Outlines)
  • Artwork via email: Simply save your file as an attachment and send to art@lucianmail.com
     Winzip compression is acceptable.
  • Please submit a hard copy with all disks and fax a hard copy when
    sending via email.
  • Any of the following formats will be accepted:

            CorelDraw! (.cdr) preferred, Corel Photo-paint (.cpt) - up to version 12
            Adobe Illustrator (.ai) - up to version CS2
            Adobe Photoshop (.psd, .ppd) - up to version CS2
            Encapsulated Post Script (.eps)
            .tif, .eps or .bmp bitmaps - 300dpi min; 600dpi preferred.

Note: Word processing files are  NOT accepted for artwork purposes
i.e. WORD PERFECT, MICROSOFT WORD, etc. If you would like to submit your
job in a word file, please include a separate attachment for any embedded
elements (logos, clipart, etc.). The separate attachments should be in one
of the formats listed above.
The same rule applies to Adobe Acrobat files.

We will accept artwork in other forms, i.e. Pictures, Sketches, Letterhead,
Brochures, etc., However, any art that is not camera-ready will incur
additional art charges.

Production time begins upon completion and approval of artwork.
Please allow additional time if you do not provide camera-ready art!

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