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WPA Collection: Graphic Arts Processes


The following is a list of graphic processes used in creating works within the Work Projects Administration (WPA) collection. Selecting the title of the process will link to a description of the process and an example of an artist's work that uses the process.

  • Aquatint 
  • Aquatint, Crayon Method 
  • Drypoint 
  • Line Engraving 
  • Line Etching 
  • Linoleum Block in Color 
  • Linoleum Cut 
  • Lithography 
  • Offset Soft Ground 
  • Pen Process Aquatint 
  • Soft Ground (Vernis Mou) 
  • Stencil 
  • Stylotint 
  • Three Plate Color Aquatint 
  • Wood Engraving

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