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craftsman

1. a member of a skilled trade; someone who practises a craft; artisan
2. an artist skilled in the techniques of an art or craft
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The craftsmanly precision of this installation recalls the manicured habitats of middle-class society, with their sought-after feeling of security.
At its best the work is craftsmanly and workmanlike; it deserves respect, perhaps, but too often of the bored variety.
The well-made story is a good starting point because Wolff's unembarrassed willingness to recognize its virtues is part of the solid, craftsmanly side to his writing and also to his moral sense as a writer.
Thus it's not rash to prophesy that commitment in the future will be less political in nature than craftsmanly, at the level of writing and technique, and that for a reason that stems from the very nature of the literary work: for while political commitment is always ambiguous and dependent on circumstances, commitment to craft is well suited to the ambivalent nature of an art whose prime exigency is not to exclude the opposite exigency.
It was a place in which artists continued to display immense creativity, craftsmanly skill and perfection and their work responded sublimely to the tastes and needs of an international clientele.