Artwork Guidlines

Provided are guidlines which instruct you on how your artwork should be created and submitted to Ansel Printing & Packaging.

Software Compatability:

  • Quark Xpress
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Freehand

Preparing Files

Page Layout

  • All documents should include bleed NO LESS than 1/8’’ past final trim marks.
  • All text must be kept within a minimum of 1/4’’ margins from trim marks

File Tips

Below is a list of media/applications that Ansel will accept. Following these file tips will help your project to run smoothly and efficiently.


  • Thumb Drives
  • CD/DVDs

Line Art:

  • Bitmap TIF

Recommended Desktop Publishing Applications:

  • Quark Xpress
  • Adobe PageMaker
  • CorelDraw!

Support File Format:

  • Illustrator EPS
  • Freehand Export EPS, not editable
  • Photoshop EPS
  • TIF
  • FTP