following information should be considered when preparing your design
project for printing on silk:
Art work: Camera ready art work
is preferred. When artwork for your design is required, or additional
separation and layout is needed to prepare your material for the
silk screen process, additional charges apply.
recommend you discuss any artwork with us before production, as we
may be able to save you unnecessary costs. We will also need to
review art work before we can give a final cost on project.
can work from:
Actual art work. Multicolor art will require creation of a separation
for each color. Colors need to be trapped to insure proper registration.
Artist should be familiar with creating spot color rather than
process color as each color is printed separately.
sent to us on CD or high resolution digital file.
art or separations outputted to film.
Separations: Art work for designs
with more than one color should include a separate positive black
drawing for each color (be sure they are registered to position).
Colors: We have a wide range of
Tancho formulated colors to choose from but we can provide color
matching to actual color sent to us.
Strike offs: One proof will be
provided for client's approval (this includes a color modification
Screen work: Setup costs apply
with each printing, unless reorders will follow within 6 weeks of
original printing. You may arrange to purchase the screens, which
allows us to hold your images for reprinting without setup costs
being incurred at a later date.
Confidentiality: All images received
by Tancho Images for reproduction on silk are held in confidence.
These images are used solely for their reproduction on silk according
to our contract and will not be reproduced, sold, or distributed
in any manner without the explicit permission of the artist or their
Silk Fabric Selection: We will
provide silk goods needed for job, or we can recommend various styles
and suppliers where these materials may be purchased by client and
forwarded to us for printing.
Production time: It is recommended
you allow 6 weeks for production after we receive camera ready art
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