draftsman draftsman  /d ˈræfts mən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
  2. (n) an artist skilled at drawing

Usage(s):

  1. Though drawings featured prominently in Galileo's work, his role as artist and draftsman has until now been little more than a footnote in accounts of his life.
  2. THE Chicago that Boston-born Louis Sullivan first saw as a fledgling draftsman of 17 was a vast expanse of gutted ruins, the aftermath of the Great Fire of 1871.
  3. Gamer Lee Seung Woo, a draftsman by day whose real-life hope is to find a girlfriend, has written a still unpublished novel about male friendship set in the game.

News

  • Three artists explore 20th century surrealism

    Bringing together three artists — a painter, a sculptor and draftsman, and a ceramic sculptor — for the first time, a Brentwood Arts Exchange exhibition explores the human imagination through contemporary forms that trace their roots back to 20th century surrealism.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Prince George's Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "His technique is rich, rich as any draftsman I know," says Shelton.
    on Oct 18, 2009 By: Gilbert Shelton Source: NPR

  2. "The judiciary, in some cases, has only emphasised constitutional provisions, true spirit thereof by highlighting the express as well as implied intention of constitution draftsman, which for some or the other reason remained unimplemented at the...
    on Nov 26, 2005 By: YK Sabharwal Source: Newindpress

  3. "I've had it for two or three years; now other people can see it," Olley said. "It's a typical Degas, the work of a superb draftsman. You know it's a Degas drawing instantly."
    on Dec 4, 2008 By: Margaret Olley Source: The Australian

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