In order to create a custom etch plate for seals, emblems, and special diagrams or maps; please send your file to Sewah Studios in the following formats. Black and White, proof positive, camera ready art that has no grey scale or shading. Please provide the proper file formats as listed below. Also, please send a jpeg for quick viewing ONLY! The supplier cannot use this file, however it is good for quick viewing.
Programs & Fonts
Adobe Illustrator – version 11 or older – Save as .ai file Convert text to outlines.
CorelDRAW – 10.0 or older – Change any color to cmyk black- Export text as curves.
Fonts – Do not send fonts. Convert text to paths, curves or outlines (vector art). List all font names.
EPS – Illustrator: Save as Illustrator EPS. Save as editable EPS.
TIFF – Save as 300 dpi B&W at actual size. Bitmap Raster Image: 1200 dpi at finished imprint size.
PDF – File must contain vector art, high resolution (300 dpi) grayscale images at finished imprint size for halftones, and postscript fonts.