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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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An unusual scheme of cherry red, yellow-green and sky blue adds color distinction to masterful draftsmanship of the Azerbaijani carpets.
Civil Draftsmanship and 03- years Diploma of Associate Engineering) for the purpose of their promotion as Draftsman, as prescribed in the Appointment/Recruitment Rules, 2010 of the C and W Department.
There are a mere 21 of his portrait drawings, mostly from the late 1960s and '70s and none recent, just enough to affirm his exceptional draftsmanship.
Amorsolo made some very fine drawings, of a draftsmanship hardly seen today.
Zaher's sophisticated palette and his annihilation of form and contour stem out of his expert draftsmanship and innate understanding of the medium of painting.
But beyond these canvases' impressive draftsmanship, what is one to make of them?
Karl Hurst's drawing of a Ford 981 Select-O-Speed is outstanding; the boy shows a real talent for draftsmanship and his attention to detail is remarkable for an 11-year-old.
But what binds them together is an exploration of line, whether through more traditional calligraphy, or in a keen draftsmanship.
In these first plates, and throughout the entirety of Vingt dessins, Degas creates a lecture in draftsmanship for the viewer, who is clearly expected to be learned in the nuances of the craft of drawing, with the intention that upon viewing the compilation, he or she will further comprehend and respect Degas' dexterity in the medium.
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".
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.