|What file types/formats/sizes can you work with?|
|Help - Artwork and Design|
We can work with just about anything you can throw at us. Our extensive experience in graphic design and enlargement means that we have the skills and tools necessary to allow us to take just about any image you've got and make it work on a drumhead.
That said, these guidelines will give you our preferred artwork specifications based on your order type. The closer you can come to these specs, the more likely that your DrumART.com custom bass drum head will be exactly what you want.
HeadBuilder Orders - Upload Your Own Image:
The HeadBuilder allows you to use .jpg, .png or .gif images.
Leave it to us Orders:
Because every file is manually handled when you leave the work to us, this is a *much* more flexible ordering option. We have the tools in place to accept just about any artwork format that you have. These include (but are not limited to):
When at all possible, raster images should NOT be resized upward (enlarged). This means that you should provide us with your file at 300 dpi at full size or 600 dpi at half size. We understand, however, that this is not always possible. When it isn't we'll do whatever we can to work with what you send us, but the degree to which your file deviates from these specs will contribute to quality loss and "pixellation."
In other words, we can generally work with the 2" 72 DPI image you use on your Website, but you shouldn't expect the same results as if you provided us with a 600 DPI full-size original. The less the original quality of a raster image, the more extreme our attempts need to be to fix it.
Vector Art should be sent to us in pretty much whatever format you have. Since they're easily resizable, vector graphics are HIGHLY recommended wherever possible.
What's the difference between Raster and Vector art? See here.
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