A Skyline is an illustration of a landscape or building that you want to include in your illustration and create an action, situation, story, service or products. You can create your own scenarios without the need of refined drawing skills.
Remember: the Skyline category of illustrations are created at 1:250 scale.
Elements to draw
We use different lists for the subcategories:
- Forest and semi-natural areas & Water bodies:
- Landscapes refer to the physical and biological cover over the surface of land, including water, vegetation and bare soil. (3 groups at Level 1, 8 sub-groups at Level 2 and 37 classes at Level 3). Our own Landscapes classification based on different Land Cover classification systems such Corine and Baseline Classification of Land Cover. Also we did extend with LCCS from F.A.O (LCCS-a, LCCS-b) and Anderson Classification.
- Land Use (buildings) refers to the series of operations on land, carried out by humans, with the intention to obtain products and/or benefits through using land resources (15 orders at Level 1, 78 groups at Level 2, 150 sub-groups at Level 3 and 574 classes at Level 4.). We use the NLUC Descriptions of Land Use.
- Constructions can be extend with:
- Civil engineering works refer to all constructions not classified under buildings (not roofed constructions). (4 divisions at Level 1, 10 groups at Level 2 and 23 classes at Level 3). We use the CTC.
- Residential Buildings refer to roofed constructions which are suitable or intended for protecting persons, animals or objects (3 sections at Level 1).
- Sport places refer an organization of sports into a clearly defined set of groups according to the tasks and duties undertaken in the activity (12 Major groups, 71 Units groups, with 967 sport examples.) We use our own sport classification based on Wp sports list.
- Forest and semi-natural areas
- Shrub and/or herbaceous vegetation asociation
- Open spaces with little or no vegetation
- Agriculture and fisheries places
- Community and health services
- Defense establishments
- Education and research
- Mineral extraction
- Recreation and leisure places
- Retail distribution and servicing places
- Transports tracks and places
- Unused land, water and buildings
- Utility services
- Wholesale distribution
- Water bodies
- Coastal features
- Coastal wetlands
- Inland waters
- Inland wetlands
- Marine waters