FAQ

Here you will find a collection of frequently asked questions. If you don’t find your question on this list, please email me. Thanks!

General FAQ

What is Tim’s Printables? 

Tim’s Printables is a growing online library of over 1,000 downloadable Printables. The Printables are divided into categories, including dot-to-dots, spot the difference, mazes, comics, templates, worksheets, and more.

How can I download Printables? 

When you become a Tim’s Printables Member, you gain access to the entire library of Printables.

Who created Tim’s Printables?

Tim’s Printables was created in 2012 by illustrator Tim van de Vall. Tim’s Printables is owned by Dutch Renaissance Press LLC.

 

Personal Account

Where can I register for Tim’s Printables? 

You can register here.

Where can I log in?

You can log in here.

Q. I would like to cancel. 

A. To cancel, first log into your account. Then follow the link on the cancelation page.

 

Downloads FAQ

I have pressed the blue download button. Where do the downloads go? 

This depends on the settings on your computer. Most likely the files go to a Download folder on your hard drive. You may also be able to see a list of your downloads in the upper tool bar of your browser window.

If you are having trouble finding your downloads, please feel free to email me, and I will do my best to help you.

Why are some download buttons blue, and others green? 

Tim’s Printables is currently transitioning to a new download platform. The blue download buttons are Printables that are part of the new download platform. The green downloads are Printables that are part of the old platform, and still need to be updated.

Can I buy individual Printables instead of subscribing?

Yes! Each Printable can be purchased as an individual digital download. However, if you plan on downloading more than a few items, the best deal is to become a Tim’s Printables member. Digital downloads may only individually purchased for personal and educational purposes.

I have purchased an individual Printable (without subscription). How can I download my file? 

You should receive an email in your inbox with the download link shortly after completing your purchase. Please be sure to check your spam folder if you do not see the email.

What is the best software for viewing PDFs? 

To view PDFS, please download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 

Technical Issues

The site is really slow all of a sudden! 

A. That can happen from time to time when there are too many people online at once. If the problem persists, please contact me.

I’m trying to find a specific printable…

A. Try searching for it in the search bar on the sidebar to the right.

One of the links appears to be broken…

Tim’s Printables has gone through some structural changes over the years. It is possible that some link updates were overlooked. If you spot a broken link, please let me know.

Q. I am a logged in subscriber, but my download doesn’t seem to work when I click the green ‘download’ button. What could be wrong? 

A. There seems to be some delay when using the Safari browser. If the download doesn’t respond after a few seconds, try clicking it again. If it still doesn’t respond, try switching browsers.

 

Commercial Use

Can I use a Printable for commercial purposes

If you are interested in including a printable or illustration in your creative professional work, please sign up for a Business Account.

 

Business Account

What is a Tim’s Printables business account?

If you are a small business owner, and are interested in including some of the activities found on Tim’s Printables in your publication, you may do so by registering for a Business Account.

An active business account membership gives you the non-exclusive rights to include up to 4 of Tim’s Printables activities per month in your print or digital publication, such as a magazine, newspaper, booklet, or newsletter.

Tim van de Vall / Tim’s Printables retains copyright on all content downloaded from Tim’s Printables.

What can’t I do with a business account?

You may not resell the downloads. Content downloaded from Tim’s Printables must be part of a greater creative whole. In other words, you can’t take a bunch of content from Tim’s Printables and create a magazine with it.

Misc

What is Ergo

Ergo is a comic strip by Tim van de Vall. It currently runs in 2 newspapers in Texas. Ergo follows the adventures of George Ergo, his sister Tessa, and a hunter-gatherer robot named Arrowbot. You can read Ergo here. The Ergo characters are frequently featured in various Printables.