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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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Or with any Diploma degree in Mechanical Drawing/ Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Draftsmanship (Mechanical/Civil), as per the Joint Indian Air Force website.
Those Tracers who possess simple qualifications other than Technical Qualifications of Two-year duration in Civil Draftsmanship Or 03-year DAE Civil/Electrical/Mechanical are eligible to take part in the examination who have at least 3-year service as such.
We are presented with a problem, quite often in need of urgent attention, caused by someone else's decision-making or draftsmanship. Unlike other types of litigation, success is often measured within days or weeks by the initial determinations of a court on an application for provisional relief.
It gives a behind-the-scenes look of Coching's creative process, allowing viewers to grasp his vast imagination, commitment to details and mastery of draftsmanship.
Chiaroscuro woodcuts are among the most immediately appealing of all historic prints, displaying exquisite invention, refined draftsmanship, technical virtuosity, and sumptuous color.
Reference to that agreement, handiwork of a typically Chinese draftsmanship, was heard again at the Xi-Modi summit.
The curators placed the selection of originals in a glass vitrine, where viewers can pore over Gorey's impeccably fine draftsmanship, characterized by a signature delicacy of line, at once lyrical and brittle, drawn and crosshatched at intimate scale, the better to be cherished in booklet form.
These are courses usually taught by veteran artists, but Lozano's excellent draftsmanship and technical mastery earned her an invitation to lecture at the college, even though she herself had graduated only in 2009.
An unusual scheme of cherry red, yellow-green and sky blue adds color distinction to masterful draftsmanship of the Azerbaijani carpets.
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. Five of his gimmicky if implicitly cubist photographic collages beginning around 1982 signal his release from the confines of one-point perspective.
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.