Graphic Designing or electronic artwork is the prevailing and emerging service of this new era, which aims to enhance the quality of the images and figures used in the journal articles. Specific guidelines are set related to the image resolution, color specifications, dimensions, size, and file formats. We seek to provide key information regarding the publication of electronic artworks to a journal.
Journals usually have different requirements for the image colors. Some recommend CMYK (Nature) while some others want RGB (Cell). Photographs, half-tones, must be reproduced in colors on approval of journal editors.
The different file formats for graphic artwork accepted by journals are:
Authors can use image editing software for some required manipulations to the graphics prior to submission.