ARTIST CHECKLIST

All type and copy, must be kerned and spell-checked.

All elements should be approved and checked to ensure production readiness and selectively grouped so future changes can be handled effectively.

A basic color sequence and palette scheme should be established.

All measurements must be exact.

Bleeds, cropping and register marks must be provided.

Templates can be provided on Shopping Bags.

Merchandise Bags and Boxes best to layout to Samples

Gift Wrap should be laid out to 15" or 20" repeats.

Unlock and show all multiple layers.

Delete all non-essential elements.

Clearly mark FPO (For Position Only) Images/Art.

Provide any original placed Photographs, Images
or Art needed.

Provide all fonts or turn to outline/curves.

Provide color concept or PDF.

UPC & QR Codes Codes are best printed in
black. Printing UPC codes on a white block
may be necessary for scanning.

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