Setting Up Artwork For Print — Additional Information

Here are some basic steps to follow when setting up artwork for print: 1. When you make your artwork template, make sure it includes ⅛” bleed all the way around. This should be the first step you do when setting up artwork for print. 2. Make sure that if any […] Read more »

Business Card Printing

Most business cards are 3.5” x 2” in size, with the artwork laid out in a vertical or horizontal format.  The most economical way to print your business card is to pick a paper that’s common: 100lb gloss, matte or linen Cover; 14 pt coated 2-side cover (aka C2S) or […] Read more »

Printing 2014 Calendars

Looking for a company to produce your 2014 Calendar? There are a variety of formats to choose from: Multi-page Wall Calendar Single Sheet Wall Calendar Large Desktop Calendar Small Desktop Calendar Pocket Calendar Below is summary of each.   Multi-Page Wall Calendar Most Multi-Page Wall Calendars are 8.5” x 5.5”, […] Read more »

Booklet vs. Catalog Envelopes

What’s the difference between a Booklet Envelope and a Catalog Envelope? The difference between booklet and catalog envelopes is the side it opens on. If it opens on the long side it’s a Booklet Envelope and if it opens on the short end it is a Catalog Envelope Booklet Envelopes […] Read more »

CMYK Printing Problems SOLVED

Below are some helpful tips to troubleshoot common problems when printing in CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow & Black):  Problem: My blues are turning purple. Solution: To ensure your blue colors don’t turn purple, the values between Cyan and Magenta should be 30 points apart (or more).  Correct Example: C: 100%, […] Read more »

Printing Announcement Envelopes

Announcement envelopes (also known as A-Style envelopes) were designed for use with matching text and cover papers. They typically have a square flap and can be purchased in a wide range of colors and textures. They’re often used for invitations, thank-you cards, personal and business stationery (to create a unique […] Read more »

Printing on Window Envelopes

A Window Envelope allows for the name and address of your enclosed document(s) to be seen. They’re often used for invoices, statements, paychecks and receipts. Window Envelopes can be printed in black, PMS or full color. At ClearPrint we can print up to five colors on off-the-shelf envelopes using our […] Read more »

Envelope Printing in CMYK, Black or PMS Colors

  There are two ways to print envelopes: 1. Print on ready-made, off-the-shelf envelopes. 2. Print flat press sheets and convert to envelopes.Printing on off-the-shelf envelopes is the fastest method and cheaper, too. As envelopes printers, we specialize in printing the following on ready-made envelopes: 1. Your company logo & […] Read more »

Do you know what UV coating stands for?

What can a UV coating do for me? Looking to draw attention to your printed piece? UV coating might be the ideal finishing touch to you. It is a matte or glossy coating applied to the press sheet after your job has printed. It is applied by a separate machine […] Read more »