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1. A man who draws plans or designs, as of structures to be built.
2. A man who draws, especially an artist.

drafts′man·ship′ n.
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Noun1.draftsmanship - the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father"
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
pyrography - the act of producing drawings on wood or leather by using heated tools or a fine flame
tracing - the act of drawing a plan or diagram or outline
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Now he felt like someone who had been trained for an outmoded vocation, like watchmaking or draftsmanship.
The Art History News blog described the painting as "a prime example of Degas' breathtakingly fluid draftsmanship and near-photographic instinct for capturing a fleeting moment".
established between the artist's skillful and intricate draftsmanship and a crude, childlike scrawl that I've never seen exhibited chez Pettibon, though it resonates 'vell with a hallmark of his work: the dumb sarcasm of the punk kid who is actually too smart for his own good.
frescos and oil commissions of religious subjects, draftsmanship, portraiture, tapestries), and the influence of travels, for instance, to Rome and France (where Rosso died as court painter to Francis I at Fontainbleu).
We have eleven courses for duration of one year, two years, six and three months and these include two computer courses, draftsmanship courses, plumbing courses, dress making, typewriting and secretary courses.
Spread over three floors, and including nearly 160 works, it brings together diverse aspects of his repertoire through their shared concern for draftsmanship and the artist's self-confessed lack of spontaneity.
He felt their sounds and captured them with extraordinary draftsmanship in his trademark watercolors.
The architecture-conditioned draftsmanship of Ozenfant and Le Corbusier provided a background for applicative thought, quite unique in the arts at the time.
The three finalists all demonstrate exceptional talent - each with an individual design style - from Charlotte Taylor s strong tailoring, bold silhouettes and popular prints, to Emma Shipley s skilled draftsmanship, luxurious scarves and interior textiles, and finally Hancock s rubberised fashion inspired by English inventor and Father of the British rubber industry, Thomas Hancock.
and Pastels from Delacroix to Signac" presents 100 outstanding works that showcase the broad development of modern draftsmanship during this period.
The prize was created in 2005 by the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and the Lynn Foundation to encourage the best creative representational painting and promote the skill of draftsmanship.
In September, Brown University researcher James Hays and colleagues from the Technical University of Berlin produced a computer application that can recognize quick sketches of objects, even if the draftsmanship is lacking.