Solution to your problem is very easy – don’t compress your preview image, save it as JPG in maximum possible quality. AFAIK Envato compresses your image after upload, so you need to prepare as high quality as possible.
Please refer to this: http://graphicriver.net/forums/thread/item-need-improvement/133833
DarkstarDesigns saidIt happens on rare ocasions. However it’s hard to explain later that you’ve used your own, original concept.
Yeah some are a definite improvement on the original. But i made a logo for GR and looked through existing one and found mine was almost identical to one already submitted even tho i had never seen it.
It means that you used “porn-like” image, probably too offensive
If you set up bleed area, which will be cut off after your design is printed, you need to include your design on that area as well.
Example: when you have horizontal line on business card going from left to right, it needs to go from left bleed to right bleed. If you have background on a whole design, you need to include it on whole bleed are as well.
Interesting read Some of them aren’t copy IMO, but most definitely are.
2. The icons are a key part of the design. Example: An interface or blogging theme that allows users to link their social profiles and/or share content with social networksI think you’re allowed to use them.