Supplying artwork to Colprint

Artwork can be supplied in the following preferred formats:

  • Adobe Photoshop – PSD (hi-res)
  • JPG / JPEG (hi-res)
  • TIF (hi-res)
  • Adobe Acrobat – PDF
  • Adobe Illustrator – AI / EPS

Please ensure your artwork includes crop marks and bleeds.

Colprint offers a design service so if you need help with creating artwork, please get in touch.

If you are supplying artwork to Colprint, please avoid the following:

  • Artwork with missing images that are linked or embedded
  • Low res artwork (needs to be minimum 300dpi)
  • Password protected files

Please call us for guidance in setting up your artwork correctly!


All printers convert colours to CMYK and to make sure your print comes out the correct colour please set your document colour to CMYK. If this is set to RGB our printers will automatically convert it to CMYK which usually causes a slight shift.

Pantone colours are supported by our printer however they generate the colour from CMYK which means the colours are very close but not exact. If you set your Pantone colours as spot colours these will be recognised by the software used though we recommend providing a hard copy to match the colour to if you are at all concerned about the colour. We can then provide samples as needed.


We always provide a pdf proof by email for you to approve before the job goes to print. Please note that it is your responsibility to check proofs and to check spellings etc. When viewing proofs on a PC, please note the colour does often look slightly different to viewing a printed sample.

Providing artwork to Colprint

Please either email us your artwork to or if it is too large a file size to email, please just give us a call and we will send you an upload link.

Print paper sizes

For info about paper sizes for printing, refer to our handy print sizes guide.

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