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Ratings

What is the rating system?

The system was built to study how efficient/inefficient design techniques are. Tutorials are compared, analysed & graded professionally to provide the best possible tool for designers.

Creating such database allows for a more analytical approach to a creative process.

How Does the rating system Work?

The “Design Rating System”(DRS) has 4 pillar mechanics: Practice(time), Difficulty, Scalability & Functionality. The tutorials are graded from 0-5. An Average is eventually calculated.

The Design Rating System is a huge database of professionally graded tutorials. This is aimed to help designers work more efficiently.

Tutorials are graded on a score of 0-5. The score is made up of 4 mechanics – Practice(time), Difficulty, Scalability & Functionality. Low to high.

Assigned Individual ratings from 0-5 could be looked at as levels –

0-2: Bad
2-3: Good
3-4: Great
4-5: Expert

No, it is not the best score. The best score is usually around 2.25-4.25. This range is called Optimal Design Range. We cover it more in-depth within this page.

Practice (time) – How much time does it take to practice the technique?
Difficulty – How difficult is the technique?
Scalability – How much would the technique be used day-to-day?
Functionality – How much does it serve the outcomes purpose?

After years of design experience, it all boils down to these 4 mechanics. Are you doing design to work fast? Are you doing it for enjoyment? Are you doing it to learn?

We want to provide designers a tool to help them make a more analytical approach to their process. If this helps designers even just a little bit, that means we succeeded.

Article Practice Scalability Difficulty Functionality Average Rating
How to Draw a Golf Course | Step-By-Step Guide 1.5 4 2.5 4.5 3.125
How to Draw a Golf Hole and Flag | In 5 Easy Steps  2 3.5 2.5 4 3
How to Draw a Golf Tee | A Step-by-Step Guide 1.5 3.5 2 4 2.75
How to Draw a Golf Club Bag | in 6 Simple Steps 2.5 3 3 4 3.125
How to Draw a Jumbo Jet | A Step-by-Step Guide 2.5 4 3 4 3.375
How to Draw a Golf Club Driver | in 5 Easy Steps 2 3.5 2.5 4.5 3.125
How to Draw an Airport Bus | In 7 Easy Steps 2.5 4.5 3.5 4 3.625
How to Draw a Bus | Step-by-Step Tutorial 3.5 4.5 3 4.5 3.875
How to Draw an Ice Resurfacer | a Step-by-Step Guide 4 3 3.5 3.5 3.5
How to Draw a Volkswagen Beetle | A Step-By-Step Guide 4 3 3.5 4.5 3.75
How to Draw a Bicycle | Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 4 3 4.5 3.75
How To Draw A Hang Glider | A Step-By-Step Guide 3 3.5 3.5 4 3.5
How to Draw a Roller Coaster | In 7 Easy Steps 3 4 3.5 3.5 3.5
How To Draw A Forklift | In 11 Easy Steps 4.5 3.5 4 4.5 4.125
How To Draw A Kayak | A Step-by-Step Guide 2.5 4 3 4.5 3.5
How To Draw A Motorcycle With A Sidecar | In 10 Steps 4 4.5 3.5 4 4
How To Draw An Army Tank | Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 4.5 3 4 3.75
How to Draw a Badminton Net | In 5 Easy Steps 2 4 2.5 3.5 3
How to Draw a Crossbow | An Easy Guide 3 4.5 4 4.5 4
How to Draw a Badminton Court | In 8 Steps 4.5 4 2.5 4.5 3.875
How to Draw An Archery Glove | An Easy Guide 2.5 4 3 3.5 3.25
How To Draw A Target Face | A Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 3.5 2.5 5 3.625
How to Draw an Arrow Quiver | An Easy Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 3.5 3 4.5 3.625
How To Draw An Arrow |  A Step-by-Step Guide 2 3 1.5 4.5 2.75
How to Draw An Archery Bow | A Step-by-Step Guide 2.5 3 3.5 4.5 3.375
How to Draw a Surfing Wetsuit | Step-by-Step Guide 2.5 4 3.5 4.5 3.625
How To Draw A Surfboard | A Step-by-Step Tutorial 2 3.5 1.5 4.5 2.875
How To Draw A Cycling Glove | Step-by-Step Guide 3 3.5 4 4.5 3.75
How to Draw a Heatshield Cycling Top | in 7 Easy Steps 3.5 4 3 4.5 3.75
How to Draw 3D Cycling Shorts | In 5 Easy Steps 3 3.5 2.5 4 3.25
How to Draw 3D Cycling Sunglasses | In 6 Easy Steps 2.5 4 2.5 4.5 3.375
How to Draw Cricket Stumps and Bails | An Easy Guide 2.5 3.5 2 3 2.75
How to Draw a Cricket Shoe | An Easy Step-by-Step Guide 3 4.5 4 3.5 3.75
How to Draw a Karate Dojo | A Step-by-Step Guide 4 3.5 4 4.5 4
How to Draw a Karate Black Belt | in 5 Easy Steps 2 3.5 2.5 4.5 3.125
How to Draw a Karate GI | A Step-by-Step Guide 2.5 3.5 3 4.5 3.375
How To Draw A Boxing Corner Stool | In 6 Easy Steps 3 3.5 2.5 4 3.25
How to Draw Boxing Shorts | A Drawing Tutorial 2.5 4 2 4.5 3.25
How to Draw a 3D Boxing Ring | In 7 Easy Steps 3.5 4 3.5 4 3.75
How to Draw a Badminton Shuttlecock | In 6 Steps 2.5 3.5 3 3.5 3.125
How to Draw a Hurdle | Easy Drawing Tutorial 3 3.5 3 4 3.375
How to Draw a Cricket Player | An Easy Step-by-Step Tutorial 3.5 3 4 4 3.625
How to Draw a Cricket Pitch | An Easy Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 3 2 3.5 3
How to Draw a Gold Medal | Step-by-Step Guide 3 3.5 2.5 4.5 3.375
How to Draw Cricket Pads | A Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 3.5 3 4 3.5
How to Draw Olympic Rings | A Step-by-Step Guide 4 4 3 5 4
How to Draw a Cricket Helmet | An Easy Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 3.5 4 3.5 3.625
How to Draw a Cricket Hand Glove | A Step-by-Step Guide 3 3 3.5 3 3.125
How to Draw a Cricket Bat | Step by Step Guide 3.5 3.5 2.5 3 3.125
How to Draw a Cricket Ball | A Fun and Easy Guide 3.5 3.5 2 3.5 3.125
How to Draw a Fencing Sword | A Step-by-Step Guide 2 4.5 2 5 3.375
How to Draw a Fencing Mask | A Step-by-Step Guide 3 4 4 4.5 3.875
How To Draw Ski Poles | In 6 Easy Steps 2.5 4 3 3.5 3.25
How to Draw Ski Goggles | A Step-by-Step Guide 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 3
How to Draw A Fencing Glove | In 5 Easy Steps 2.5 4 3 4.5 3.5
How to Draw a Ski Helmet | A Step-By-Step Guide 2.5 4 3 4.5 3.5
How To Draw A Fencer’s Outfit | Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 4 3 4.5 3.75
How to Draw a Ski Boot | in 9 Easy Steps 3 3.5 4.5 4.5 3.875
How to Draw an Ice Hockey Rink | A Fun Tutorial for Kids and Adults 2.5 4 2 3.5 3
How to Draw an Ice Hockey Player | A Fun and Easy Step-by-Step Guide 3 4 3.5 4 3.625
How To Draw A Wrestling Singlet | A Step-By-Step Tutorial 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 3
How To Draw A Wrestling Shoe | A Straightforward Guide 3 3.5 3 5 3.625
How To Draw A Championship Belt | A Guide To Draw Like A Pro 3 3 3 4.5 3.375
How To Draw A Wrestling Knee Pads | An Easy Step-By-Step Tutorial 2.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 3
How To Draw A Wrestler | A Detailed And Fun Tutorial 4 4.5 4.5 3.5 4.125
How To Draw A Lucha Libre Mask | An Amazing Guide  3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
How To Draw A Bowling Pin | A 2-Step Tutorial 1.5 4.5 1.5 4.5 3
How To Draw A Bowling Lane | A Step-By-Step Tutorial 1.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 2.75
How To Draw A Bowling Ball | A Tutorial For All Ages 2 3.5 1.5 3.5 2.625
How To Draw A Wrestling Referee | A Fun Filled Guide  4.5 3.5 3 3.5 3.625
How To Draw A Ring Announcer | A Comprehensive Guide 4.5 4 4.5 4.5 4.375
How To Draw A Wrestling Ring | An Easy Step-By-Step Tutorial 3 4.5 3 4.5 3.75
How To Draw Bowling Shoes | A Guide For Creativity 4.5 2 5 4.5 4
How To Draw A Scuba Tank | A Guide To Draw Like A Pro 3.5 4 3.5 4.5 3.875
How To Draw A Bowling Shirt | A Simple Guide 3.5 4 3 3.5 3.5
How To Draw A Bowler | A Beginner’s Artistic Journey 4.5 2 5 4.5 4
How To Draw A Wetsuit | A Quick and Simple Drawing Guide 4 3.5 4.5 4.5 4.125
How To Draw Flippers | A Quick and Simple Drawing Guide 3.5 4 4 3.5 3.75
How To Draw A Scuba Diver | An Artistic Adventure 3.5 4 4.5 4.5 4.125
How to Draw an Ice Hockey Jersey | A Simple Step By Step Guide 3 3.5 4 3 3.375
How to Draw an Ice Hockey Glove | An Easy Guide for Both Adults and Kids 3.5 4 3 3 3.375
How to Draw an Ice Hockey Helmet | A Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 3 4 4 3.625
How to Draw Ice Hockey Skates | An Easy Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 4.5 4 3.5 3.875
How to Draw an Ice Hockey Puck | A Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 4 2 3 3.125
How To Draw An American Football Kit | Easy Drawing Tutorial 4 3.5 4.5 3.5 3.875
How To Draw An American Football Jersey | The Ultimate Guide 4 4 2.5 3.5 3.5
How To Draw An American Football Field | An Easy 6 Steps Guide 3.5 4 3.5 5 4
How To Draw American Football Shoes | An Easy Guide 4.5 2 3 4 3.375
How To Draw An American Football Coach | Easy And Fun Guide 4.5 2 4 5 3.875
How To Draw An American Football Player | Easy Step By Step Guide 5 3 5 5 4.5
How To Draw An American Football Mouthguard | A Playful And Easy Guide 4.5 2 4 5 3.875
How To Draw A Hockey Coach | A Step-By-Steps Guide 3.5 5 4.5 5 4.5
How To Draw A Field Hockey Player | A Comprehensive Guide 3.5 5 3.5 5 4.25
How To Draw Hockey Cleats | An Easy Tutorial For Aspiring Artists 3 3.5 4 4 3.625
How To Draw A Hockey Ball | A Very Simple Guide 3 3.5 2.5 5 3.5
How To Draw A Hockey Stick | A Fun-filled Tutorial 3.5 5 3.5 5 4.25
How to Draw an Ice Hockey Stick | Step-by-Step Guide 3 3.5 2.5 4 3.25
How To Draw A Hockey Jersey | An Easy Step-By-Step Tutorial 3 3 2.5 3.5 3
How To Draw A Hockey Field | A Comprehensive Guide 3.5 4 2.5 3.5 3.375
How To Draw A Rugby Player | A 7-Step Guide  4.5 3.5 4 4 4
How To Draw A Rugby Helmet | Fun And Easy Techniques 3.5 4 2.5 3.5 3.375
How to Draw a Rugby Ball | Very Quick Guide 3 3 2 3.5 2.875
How To Draw A Rugby Coach | A Creative Journey 5 3 5 3.5 4.125
How To Draw A Rugby Mouthguard | An Easy Tutorial 4.5 2 4 5 3.875
How To Draw A Rugby Jersey | An Easy Tutorial 4 4 3.5 4.5 4
How To Draw A Rugby Pitch | An Easy Step-By-Step Tutorial 3 3.5 4 4 3.625
How To Draw A Volleyball Player Hitting The Ball  | An Easy Step-By-Step Tutorial 5 4 5 5 4.75
How To Draw A Softball Jersey | A Simple Guide 4 3.5 4.5 4.5 4.125
How To Draw A Softball Helmet | Simple And Effective 3 3 3.5 4.5 3.5
How to Draw Volleyball Shoes | In 5 Simple Steps 3.5 2 3 5 3.375
How To Draw A Softball Coach | An Easy Demonstration 4.5 4 5 5 4.625
How To Draw A Volleyball Net | 4 Simple Steps Guide 2.5 3.5 1.5 4 2.875
How To Draw A Volleyball Knee Pads | A Step-By-Step Guide 3 3.5 2 3 2.875
How To Draw A Volleyball Jersey | An Effortless Illustration 4 4 2.5 5 3.875
How To Draw A Volleyball Coach | A Comprehensive Guide 5 2.5 4.5 3.5 3.875
How To Draw A Volleyball | A Quick And Easy Guide 2 2.5 1.5 2.5 2.125
How to Draw a Softball Glove | Step-By-Step Guide 3 4 3.5 4 3.625
How to Draw a Tennis Shoe | A Fun Tutorial 3.5 4 3 3.5 3.5
How to Draw a Softball | A Fun and Easy Guide 2 3 2.5 2.5 2.5
How To Draw An RV Camper | A Step By Step Guide 4 3.5 3.5 5 4
How to Draw a Softball Bat | Step-by-Step Guide 3 4 3.5 3 3.375
How to Draw Basketball Shoes | Step by Step 3 4 3 4 3.5
How To Draw A Skateboard With A Helmet | An Easy Guide 4 3.5 2.5 5 3.75
How To Draw A Bicycle With A Basket | A Fun And Easy Guide 3.5 3.5 2.5 3.5 3.25
How To Draw A Cable Car | A Fun Tutorial 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.25
How To Draw A Canoe | 6 Easy Steps 3 3 4 4 3.5
How to Draw a Cement Mixer Truck | An Easy Guide 4.5 3.5 4.5 4 4.125
How to Draw a Chariot | 8 Easy Steps 4.5 4.5 4.5 2 3.875
How To Draw A Fighter Jet | A 7 Step Tutorial 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How To Draw A Miniature Car | Easy Drawing Tutorial For Kids 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How To Draw A Pirate Ship | Basic Guide  4 3 4 3 3.5
How To Draw A Recycling Truck | 8 Step Tutorial 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How To Draw A Red Arrow Plane | A Simple Guide 4 4 3 4 3.75
How To Draw A Sightseeing Bus | 7 Easy Steps 4 3.5 4.5 4.5 4.125
How To Draw A Trophy Truck | A complete guide 4 4 3 4 3.75
How To Draw A Zeppelin | Easy Fun Tutorial 3 3.5 2 3 2.875
How To Draw An Electric Scooter | A Step-By-Step Tutorial 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How To Draw An F1 Car | 6 Easy Steps 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.25
How To Draw An ROV | A Comprehensive Guide 4 2.5 3.5 5 3.75
How To Draw a Helicopter | Fun Tutorial 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How To Draw A Hot Air Balloon | A Fun And Easy Guide 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw Rocket | Fun Drawing 3.5 3.5 3.5 5 3.875
How To Draw Skateboard | A Fun Guide 2.5 3 1 3 2.375
How To Draw A Ski Boat | Easy Guide 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw a Parachute | A Simple 6-Step Tutorial 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw a Jet Pack | Fun Drawing Guide 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How To Draw A Surfboard With Sail | An Easy Drawing Tutorial 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw a Train | Easy Step-By-Step Tutorial 3.5 4 4.5 5 4.25
How To Draw A Truck | 8 Easy Steps 3 2.5 3 5 3.375
How to Draw an Electric Car | 9 Easy Steps 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How To Draw A Racing Car | Easy Tutorial 3.5 4.5 3.5 5 4.125
How to Draw an Ice Cream Bicycle Cart | Simple Fun Guide 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw an Ice Cream Truck | in 10 Easy Steps 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw a Police Car | in 11 Easy Steps 4.5 4.5 3.5 5 4.375
How to Draw a Mail Truck | in 8 Simple Steps 3 4 2.5 4.5 3.5
How to Draw an Ambulance | in 10 Easy Steps 4 4 3.5 5 4.125
How to Draw a Monster Truck | Fun Drawing 4.5 4.5 3.5 5 4.375
How to Draw a Golf Cart | Easy Drawing Tutorial 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw a Tow Truck | a Step-by-Step Guide 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw a Snowmobile | In 11 Easy Steps 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw a Trolley Bus | A Step-By-Step Guide 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw a Battleship | Easy Drawing Tutorial 4.5 4.5 4 5 4.5
How to Draw Goalkeeper Gloves | In 9 Simple Steps 1 2 1 4 2
How to Draw a Soccer Ball in Goal | Easy Steps 4 3.5 3.5 4 3.75
How to Draw a Football Coach | Step By Step 3.5 4.5 3 4 3.75
How to Draw Referee Football Cards | Easy Drawing Guide 3 3 2 3 2.75
How to Draw Basketball Hoop | Easy Step-By-Step 3 3 2.5 3.5 3
How to Draw a Soccer Referee | in 9 Simple Steps 4 4.5 3.5 4.5 4.125
How to Draw a Soccer Player Step By Step 4 5 3.5 5 4.375
How to Draw a Soccer Jersey | Easy Guide 4 5 3.5 5 4.375
How to Draw a Soccer Field | Step-by-Step Tutorial 3.5 5 2.5 4 3.75
How to Draw a Football Trophy | Step By Step 4 5 3.5 4.5 4.25
How to Draw Shin Guards Step By Step 4.5 4.5 4 4 4.25
How to Draw a Soccer Goal Post in 10 Steps 4.5 4 4 5 4.375
How to Draw Soccer Cleats | in 11 Easy Steps 5 4.5 4 4.5 4.5
How to Draw an Amphicar | Simple Tutorial 5 4.5 3.5 4.5 4.375
How to Draw a Vintage Scooter | 11 Simple Steps 4.5 4 3.5 5 4.25
How to Draw a Police Helicopter | 10 Easy Steps 5 4.5 4 5 4.625
How to Draw a Tricycle | A Step-by-Step Guide 4 3.5 2.5 4 3.5
How to Draw a Tractor | 11 Simple Steps 3.5 2.5 3 3 3
How to Draw a Garbage Truck | 11 Simple Steps 3.5 3.5 4 4 3.75
How to Draw a Dump Truck | Step by Step 3.5 4 3 3.5 3.5
How to Draw a Motorcycle | 12 Simple Steps 4 3 3.5 4 3.625
How to Draw a Car | A Step-by-Step Tutorial 4.5 4 3.5 4.5 4.125
How To Draw A Racing Motorcycle | Simple Drawing Guide 3.5 5 4 4 4.125
How to Draw a Spaceship | a Step-by-Step Guide 3 3.5 3 4.5 3.5
How To Draw A Yacht | a Step-by-Step Guide 3 3.5 3 4 3.375
How To Draw An Old Biplane | A Step-By-Step Tutorial 3 2.5 3.5 3.5 3.125
How To Draw A Horse Carriage | 9 Easy Steps 3.5 4 5 5 4.375
How To Draw A Go-Kart | A Step-by-step Tutorial 3 4.5 3 5 3.875
How To Draw A Unicycle | In 7 Steps 3.5 4.5 2.5 5 3.875
How To Draw A Gondola | A Complete Guide 4.5 4 2.5 4 3.75
How To Draw Roller Skates | Art Guide 3 2.5 1 2.5 2.25
How to Draw a Double-Decker Bus | in 10 Easy Steps 4 4.5 3.5 4.5 4.125
How to Draw a Monorail | in 7 Easy Steps 3.5 4.5 4 5 4.25
How To Draw A Cruise Ship | in 8 Easy Steps 3 4 3.5 3 3.375
How To Draw A Camper | A Fun Tutorial 3.5 4 4 5 4.125
How to Draw a Quad Bike in 10 Simple Steps 4 4 3.5 4 3.875
How to Draw a Construction Crane | 11 Steps 3 3.5 2.5 4 3.25
How to Draw a Police Motorcycle | Step-by-Step Guide 4 5 3.5 5 4.375
How to Draw a Vintage Car | Simple Tutorial 4.5 4.5 3.5 4.5 4.25
How to Draw a Tram | Step-By-Step 4.5 4.5 4.5 4 4.375
How to Draw a Rowboat | a Step-by-Step Guide 4.5 4 4.5 4 4.25
How to Draw a Jet Ski | a Step-by-Step Guide 2.5 4.5 3 4.5 3.625
How to Draw a Delivery Truck | a Step-By-Step Guide 4 2.5 3.5 3.5 3.375
How to Draw a Jet | Step-By-Step Tutorial 3 4 3 3.5 3.375
How to Draw a Bulldozer | a Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 4 2 4.5 3.5
How to Draw an Excavator | Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 4 3 4 3.625
How to Draw a Submarine | in 9 Easy Steps 3.5 3.5 3 4 3.5
How to Draw a Taxi | in 10 Simple Steps 4 5 2 4 3.75
How to Draw a Speedboat | in 8 Easy Steps 3 4 2.5 4.5 3.5
How to Draw a Scooter | Step-by-Step Guide 3 3.5 3 4 3.375
How to Track in DaVinci Resolve 4.5 4 4.5 4 4.25
How To Create Neon Effect In DaVinci Resolve 4 3.5 4.5 4.5 4.125
What is DaVinci Resolve’s Inspector | Overview of the Feature 4.5 5 3.5 5 4.5
How to Make the Speed Effect in Photopea | A Complete Tutorial 4 4 3.5 4 3.875
How to Add Patterns to Clothes in Photopea | A Step-By-Step Guide 4 4.5 3.5 4 4
Importing and Exporting Different File Formats in DaVinci Resolve 18 2.5 4 2.5 4 3.25
How to Add a Glow Effect in Photopea | Comprehensive Tutorial 4 4 3.5 4.5 4
How to Add Shadows in Photopea | In-Depth Guide 4 4 3.5 4.5 4
How to Match Colors in Photopea | A Comprehensive Tutorial 4 4 3.5 4 3.875
How to Create and Edit Mockups in Photopea 2.5 5 3 5 3.875
Turn Anything to Gold in Photopea 4.5 4 4 4 4.125
How to Duplicate a Subject in Photopea 3.5 4 2.5 3.5 3.375
How to Cut Someone Out of a Picture for Free (Photopea Tutorial) 4 4.5 3.5 4.5 4.125
How to Create a Pattern in Photopea | Bonus Tips 3 3.5 2.5 4 3.25
How to Create Reflections in Photopea | A Step-By-Step Guide 4.5 5 4 4 4.375
How to Whiten Teeth in Photopea | Complete Tutorial for Beginners 2.5 4 2.5 4.5 3.375
Content Aware Fill in Photopea | A Comprehensive Guide 3.5 3.5 4 4 3.75
Photopea Magic Replace In-Depth Tutorial (Quick & Easy) 4 4 3.5 4 3.875
Creating the Zoom In Effect in DaVinci Resolve 18 | Best Guide 4 5 3.5 4 4.125
How to Export in Photopea 5 5 5 5 5
How to Add Stroke to Text in Photopea 2.5 4.5 2.5 4 3.375
Nesting in DaVinci Resolve 18 | Complete Guide 5 5 5 5 5
How to Create a T-Shirt Design in Photopea | A Step-By-Step Tutorial 3 4.5 3.5 4 3.75
Removing Haze and Sharpening Footage in DaVinci Resolve 18 | A Step-by-Step Guide 3 4 2.5 4 3.375
Exporting and Importing a GIF in DaVinci Resolve 18 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 2.625
Frame Freeze Effect in DaVinci Resolve 18 | Comprehensive Guide 4.5 4 4 4 4.125
How to Add a Colored Background in Photopea | A Beginner’s Tutorial 4.5 4 3 4 3.875
How to Change Hair Color in Photopea | A Step-Sy-Step Guide 4 4.5 3.5 4 4
How to Add Facial Hair in Photopea | A Complete Tutorial 4.5 3.5 4 4.5 4.125
Creating a Video Collage in DaVinci Resolve 18 | A Step-by-Step Guide 4 4 3 4 3.75
Adding Texture in DaVinci Resolve 18 | Ultimate Guide 2.5 5 2 5 3.625
Creating 3D Text in Photopea 4 4 3.5 4.5 4
How to Use ‘Blend If’ in Photopea | Quick Guide 4 3.5 3 4 3.625
How to Change Color in Photopea 4 4.5 3 5 4.125
How to Resize an Image in Photopea 3.5 4 2.5 4 3.5
How to Sharpen in Photopea | A Comprehensive Tutorial for Beginners 2.5 4 2 4 3.125
3D Effects in DaVinci Resolve 18 | A Step-by-Step Guide 4.5 5 3.5 5 4.5
How to Align in Photopea | A Step-by-Step Guide 1.5 4.5 2 4.5 3.125
Using Text-to-Image in Photopea | Complete Tutorial 4 5 3 5 4.25
Adding Effects in DaVinci Resolve 18 | Comprehensive Tutorial 3.5 5 3 5 4.125
Using Blending Modes in DaVinci Resolve 18 | A Comprehensive Guide 1.5 5 2 5 3.375
Adding and Using The Lens Distortion Effect in DaVinci Resolve 18 2.5 4 2.5 4 3.25
Changing Color in DaVinci Resolve 18 | Detailed Tutorial 4 4 4 4.5 4.125
Color Correcting In DaVinci Resolve 18 | A Comprehensive Guide 4 4.5 3.5 5 4.25
Editing TikToks in DaVinci Resolve 18 Free | A Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 4 3.5 4.5 3.875
DaVinci Resolve Free VS DaVinci Resolve Studio | In-Depth Comparison 1.5 4.5 1.5 5 3.125
Using Keyframes in DaVinci Resolve 18 | In-Depth Tutorial 4 5 4.5 5 4.625
Adding Blurs in DaVinci Resolve 18 | A Comprehensive Guide 1 3 1.5 4 2.375
Adding Camera Shake in DaVinci Resolve 18 | Simple Steps 3.5 1.5 3 2.5 2.625
How to solve the 01:00:00:00 (1hr) Timeline Timecode in DaVinci Resolve 18 1.5 1.5 1 3.5 1.875
Mastering the Export Page in DaVinci Resolve 18 | In-Depth Guide 4.5 5 3.5 5 4.5
Mastering the Fairlight Page in DaVinci Resolve 18 | Complete Guide 4.5 3.5 4 4.5 4.125
Beginner’s Guide to DaVinci Resolve 18 | Master Video Editing 4.5 5 3.5 5 4.5
How to Add Audio Transitions in DaVinci Resolve 18 1 4 1.5 4 2.625
Adding Transitions in DaVinci Resolve 18 | Comprehensive Guide 1.5 4.5 2 4 3
How to Undo in DaVinci Resolve 18 | All you need to know 1.5 5 1 5 3.125
Enhancing Human Voices in DaVinci Resolve 18 | A Troubleshooting Guide 4.5 3.5 4.5 4 4.125
Adding Audio Effects in DaVinci Resolve 18 | A Step-by-Step Guide 2.5 4 2.5 4.5 3.375
How to Install Photopea Plugins | Complete Tutorial 2 4 2 4 3
Shapes & Tools in Photopea | A Complete Guide 4 5 3.5 5 4.375
Using Blur, Sharpen, Smudge, Dodge, and Burn Tools in Photopea | Comprehensive Guide 2 2.5 2 2.5 2.25
What Are Blurs & How to Use Them in Photopea? | Complete Guide 3.5 5 3 5 4.125
How To Liquify in Photopea | A Complete Guide 4 4 3.5 4.5 4
How to Design a YouTube Thumbnail For Free (Photopea Tutorial) 4 5 3 5 4.25
Smart Objects in Photopea | A Complete Guide 5 5 5 5 5
How to Make the Double Exposure Effect in Photopea | Complete Guide 3.5 5 3.5 5 4.25
How To Create Photoshop Templates For Free Using Photopea 4 5 3.5 5 4.375
How to Smooth Skin in Photopea | A Step-by-Step Tutorial 3 4 2.5 3.5 3.25
Creating Gold Text Effect in Photopea | A Beginner’s Guide 4 4.5 3 4 3.875
How To Install Photopea | Super Easy Guide (Desktop & Mobile) 2 5 1.5 5 3.375
Recording Audio in DaVinci Resolve 18 | A Troubleshooting Guide 2 3.5 2.5 4 3
Adding Adjustment Clips in DaVinci Resolve 18 | Detailed Tutorial 2.5 5 2.5 5 3.75
Photopea vs Photoshop | Head-to-Head Comparison (2024) 4 5 3.5 5 4.375
How to Change DPI in Photopea | Complete Guide 2 5 2 5 3.5
How to Remove Bckground in DaVinci Resolve 18 3.5 3 4 4 3.625
How to Reduce (or Add Noise) in Photopea | Quick Guide 1.5 5 1.5 5 3.25
How to Use Photopea for Beginners | In-Depth Guide 5 5 3.5 5 4.625
Heal & Clone Tools in Photopea | Complete Guide 5 5 3.5 5 4.625
How to Remove a Green Screen in DaVinci Resolve 18 | A Step-by-Step Guide 3.5 5 3.5 5 4.25
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Optimal Design Range (ODR)

What powers all the system? What is the logic behind it?

Since our study was done to analyse techniques & (in)efficiencies in design, we found the following:

Practice ≡ Difficulty

Practice is usually equivalent to Difficulty

After studying the techniques day in day out, we found that the more difficult techniques are the more time consuming.

From the outside looking in, this might look obvious, however, there are instances where this statement wouldn’t apply.

Functional ≡ Scalability

Functional is equivalent to Scalability

The most functional techniques are the ones which would be repeatedly used . This means, that the most functional are the most scalable.

Same as before, there are some techniques which aren’t in congruence with this statement. However, the overwhelming majority falls within this category.

Optimal Design Range is:

2.25-4.25

Research Results
ODR Scale
ODR

Optimal Design Range (ODR): 2.25-4.25

The results give us a decent view of what’s going on. The optimal design range is 2-4.25. This range is the balance that the technique/tutorial would offer. Lets go to the results:

Optimal design range chart
Results

Conclusion

0 is the most creative/playing part. 5 would represent itself as the most expensive. It’s like the old saying – “You’ll get what you pay for”. However, 5 would not mean it’s the best.

Assigned Individual ratings from 0-5 could be looked at as levels –

0-2: Bad
2-3: Good
3-4: Great
4-5: Expert

Overall ratings vary depending on the scope of the design work.

0-2.25: It doesn’t take much time, but the return wont be too usable (depends on what you want to achieve).
2.25-4.25: This is the Optimal design range. This is optimal both for professional work & personal/creative work.
4.25-5: This is a luxury as it takes a lot of time to master. Once learned, it would be a very valuable asset to have in your arsenal of skills. (For example 2D designers learning 3D)

We’ve observed the following scenarios in our research: (Keeping in mind – Practice ≡ Difficulty & Functional ≡ Scalability)

– “Little time but a lot of scale” average would be in the same range as “A lot of time but little scale”.
– “Little time but a lot of scale” = Professional Work
– “A lot of time but little scale” = Creative/Personal Work
– An overwhelming amount of overlap between the two. Keeping in mind that more creative techniques start from the 0 mark & the more professional would tend to be more represented by the 5. This overlap would mean that the most optimal range hover around that 2.25-4.25.

Tutorials, Ratings & more