Freehand instructions

Blank templates for 4-color business cards are now available for download

  • You can submit EPS files created on either a PC or a Mac from Freehand up to the current version, or a native file up to version 11.
  • Set your page size to the final trim size and include a 0.125" bleed if you have bleeds.
  • Set the printer resolution to 2540
  • Make sure that all graphics are embedded.
  • Be sure to convert all colors to both process and CMYK in the colors window
  • Convert all fonts to paths in the text menu.
  • Do not do trapping.
  • If you have a large black area, set the color for the black as follows: C=40%, M=40%, Y=20%, K=100%.
  • save as an Editable EPS file - one file per side, or per page.
Click here for very important notes on color