Setting Up Your Print File
Below are some examples of how to set up your print file so that it’s easiest for us to get the best quality for your prints.
What is Bleed?
Bleeds are any elements that run off the edge of the print area and beyond the trim line.
What is Safe Zone?
Safe zone is .25″ gap between the artwork and trim line.
Adding Bleeds with Design Software
Open Photoshop and click File > New…
Set your document size. In this case it will be Width: 3.5 and Height: 2
Make sure that rulers are displayed. Under View > Rulers
Click on the ruler and drag a guide to the edge of the document
Click Image > Canvas Size, enter Width: 3.75 and Height: 2.25
Click on the template size(s) that you would like to download (in .eps format).
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