What is the best way to output cover art for the itunes store?

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by gospelSFX, Jul 15, 2009.

  1. gospelSFX macrumors newbie

    Jul 15, 2009
    I am about to release my first ep and will be placing it on itunes via tunecore. I am wondering what the best is the process for outputting a combination of vector and photographic art? The reason I ask is because my Illustrator art always looks like crap online, especially when it gets resized. I was thinking the best way might be to have the final file printed out by a professional digital printshop and then rescanned by same. Then using that file to upload to tunecore and to the web at large. The reason I am thinking this is because photos (and older album art) always seem look better online than .jpg converted Illustrator art.
    Is there a better way to do this? I went to school for graphic design (don't work in the field) but it was a number of years ago and we didn't do much posting art to the web. I know a little about the rgb and 72 dpi web stuff but still can't my Illustrator art look good online.
    I have CS2, any recommendations would be appreciated.

    Thanks -g
  2. stainlessliquid macrumors 68000

    Sep 22, 2006

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