Design Studio Help
- Adding & Editing Images
- Adding Clip Art
- Uploading Images
- Artwork Requirements
- Editing Images
- Deleting Images
- My Images
Adding & Editing Images
Adding Clip Art
Click the Add Image tab in the design studio and then click the VIEW CLIP ART CATALOG button. Browse the clip art categories or search by keyword to find an image you like. Click on an image’s thumbnail to add it to your design.
To upload an image to your design:
- Click the Add Image tab in the design studio and then choose Upload Your Own Image. Once the upload window appears, click the Choose File button to locate the file on your computer that you want to upload. Please note that file uploads may take anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes depending on your connection speed and file size.
- Once your image has been successfully uploaded you have the option to add or remove the white from your image. When your image looks the way you want it, click Continue.
- Select one of the following color options:
- Click the Finish and Add Image button, to add the image to your design.
We accept the following file format:
GIF, PNG, JPG, BMP, TIF, AI, EPS, PDF, and PSD.
If you are using vector art, please outline your fonts before uploading. If you do not have a vectorized version of your art, use the largest size and highest resolution image that you have available (150 dpi or greater is recommended for best printing results).
If you can not get your logo to display correctly in the Interactive Design Studio, you may email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will convert it to a format that is compatible with the design studio.
To delete an image from your design, first select the image by clicking on it. Next, click the 'Delete' button in the Edit Image panel.
Once you have uploaded an image it will be stored in the “My Images” section of your account. This feature allows for easy retrieval of images or logos that you have used in the past.
In the design studio, simply click Add Image and then click the My Uploaded Images icon. A list of your uploaded images will be displayed. Add an image to your shirt design by clicking on it.
Images are only stored in the My Images section if you have saved a design that uses that image. If you leave the design studio without saving your design, your uploaded images will be discarded.
Adding & Editing Text
Click the Add Text tab in the design studio. Enter your text in the field provided and choose a font from the dropdown menu. Note that switching the font category will load different fonts for you to choose from. When you are ready, click the Add Text button to add the text to your design.
Once you have added text to your design via the Add Text tool panel, you can easily manipulate its font, color, size, arc, letter spacing, position and orientation. To alter text on your design, begin by clicking the text to select it. Then from the Edit Text tool panel you can alter the text object's:
To delete a text object from your design, first select the text object by clicking on it. Next, click the red 'Delete Text' button in the Edit Text panel.
Saving & Loading Designs
Saving a Design
To save your design from the Design Studio click the Save Design tool panel tab. If you are not logged in, you will be prompted to do so now or create an account if you do not already have one. Once you are logged in, enter a design name in the field provided and then click the Save Design button. That's it! Your design is now saved for you to retrieve at a later time.
Loading a Design
You can load previously saved designs into the studio to modify or use as a template to create a new design. Click the Load Design tool panel tab. Select the design you want to open by clicking the Load Design button.
You can share your designs with friends and colleagues by clicking the share design icons at the top right of the design studio.
Pricing & Ordering
Calculating Your Price
To get a price quote on a shirt you have just designed, from the Design Studio click the orange "Calculate Price & Add To Cart" button at the bottom of the Design Studio. Select your decoration method and then enter your quantities in the boxes provided. Click Calculate Price.
Keep in mind that several factors determine your custom product's price including quantity, shirt color, number of ink colors, number of print locations, and decoration method.
Ordering Your Design
To order your custom apparel, first get a price quote on your design (see above). Once your price appears simply name your design and then click the Add To Cart button. If you have not already done so, you will be prompted to login or create an account.
Both saved designs and re-orders can be placed directly from the My Designs section of your online account. Click the My Account tab on the website header followed by My Designs. Find the design you would like to order and click the View Design button. Once your design loads, enter your quantities in the appropriate fields and then click Add To Cart.