draftsmanship


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to draftsmanship: Draughtsmanship
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for draftsmanship

the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams

References in periodicals archive ?
Such a choice allows the work to distance itself from nuances of subject matter, and instead focus the viewer's attention on the quality of Degas' draftsmanship.
These two-dimensional works are an elegant departure for this ceramist-sculptor whose superb draftsmanship abilities exhibited here are extraordinary and appealing for their graphic invention, capturing the essence of a subject the artist is known to practice and feel with a dedicated player's own understanding and subjective energy.
The true concerns of real estate professionals are money, time and liability issues, and not "winning" protracted negotiations of immaterial points, or artistic draftsmanship.
This case would probably have never seen the light of day had it not been for poor draftsmanship of the legislation, which the court was compelled to follow.
Patrick Kelly said: "Albert Thomas Pile drew upon the city's rich history and during a long and productive life recorded the images that he came into contact with, which included some modern buildings, not through pure myopic nostalgia but with an honesty of draftsmanship.
Seuss's style of draftsmanship is rounded (try to find a straight line), deliberately lumpy, and full of exotica--strange animals with lovely eyelashes, kibitzing fish, and eavesdropping cats.
Piazza dei Ciompe Firenze," for example, has the tight draftsmanship and atmosphere of an 18th century print.
Anyone who looks attentively at his forty-odd paintings, his drawings, and the prints made after the latter is likely to notice not only their strong formal structure and outstanding skill in organizing pictorial space, their command of the complex disposition of large masses of figures, and their masterly sureness and economy of figural draftsmanship in the depiction of human beings in every kind of posture and action, but also that many of them seem to be animated by some idea.
Elrod's scratchy draftsmanship and anonymous, perfunctory paint application are annoying yet hauntingly memorable.
The draftsmanship of the fine pen and ink drawings the color-coding of sections the compactness of trim size and the quantity of material presented makes for an illuminated text.
Reproduced in b&w and color plates of high quality, the drawings embody the beauty and precision of 19th-century French draftsmanship.
Gray's cartooning featured solid and meticulous draftsmanship, combined with the gritty feel of a real, dirty, raucous, scary world, a style that can be clearly detected in the works of such later underground cartoonists as Robert Crumb, Bill Griffith (who draws Zippy the Pinhead), and Chester Brown.
When I started [practicing architecture], it was very much hands-on, hand-drafting and there was a lot of pride in that sort of draftsmanship," says Muir.