draughtsman draughtsman

Definition(s):

  • (n) a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Andrew Wyeth's skills as a draughtsman and maybe also as a showman are owed to his boisterous, demanding father.
  2. Sargent was a great draughtsman and well equipped to champion, in a leveling age, the traditions of an imperious past.
  3. He is a self-taught draughtsman, whose forebears for generations have been tombstone-makers.

Quotes

  1. "It's probably only in the past year that the computer's got quick enough to keep up with the draughtsman," said Hockney. "It'sa very new medium and it's turned out to be a fantastic medium."
    on Mar 21, 2009 By: David Hockney Source: Times Online

  2. As George Orwell wrote of Salvador Dalí: "One ought to be able to hold in one's head simultaneously the two facts that Dalí is a good draughtsman and a disgusting human being. The one does not invalidate or, in a sense, affect the other."
    on Jun 7, 2009 By: George Orwell Source: Washington Post

  3. However, Baccio Bandinelli's maximum artistic expression can be found in his sketches and drawings using sanguine chalk and about which Vasari stated the Bandinelli was "the greatest chiaroscuro draughtsman".
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Giorgio Vasari Source: Adnkronos/IGN

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