Printers use the term ‘artwork’ to describe the original master copy to be reproduced. Customers of ten confuse the term imagining that it describes an illustration. The term is used to describe any original whether containing just text or a mixture of text and images.
In the past, for litho printing this would of been a pasted up sheet probably comprising of text created on some time of typesetting device and graphics from various sources. Today practically all artwork is created on computer.
The links below should help you navigate through this section. Anyone new to preparing their own artwork will find some useful hints in the ‘preparing your own artwork’ section. Experienced users may want to refer to our ‘final checklist’ to make sure that their document is saved in a suitable format for our systems.