What's New

Reworked the selection outline effect for better performance

App Description

"Thanks to this useful app, drawing realistic hands can become a whole lot easier" - ImagineFX

"Pencillers, inkers, and colorists should all give this a look!" - Tony Moore, co-creator of The Walking Dead

If you're an artist and ever wanted just quick and easy drawing reference for hands, heads, or even feet (IAP) without having to awkwardly pose your limbs in front of a mirror, this app is for you!

HANDY is an artist's reference tool, consisting of several rotatable 3D limbs with a variety of poses useful for drawing. You can also customize and edit your own poses for hands, feet, and skulls.

Fully adjustable 3-point lighting means you can get easy lighting reference when using any of the 10+ included 3D head busts. Handy if you’re painting and need to know what shadows the head casts from a certain angle!

Also available is the Animal Skulls pack. With over 10 different animal species, it's great for anatomical reference or creature design inspiration.
[Foot rigs and Animal Skull pack require additional purchase]

NEW in Handy v5: Edit the materials of models! Selectively turn off their textures, adjust their specularity, or tint them a certain color.

Perfect for comic book artists, painters, or just casual sketchers!

Featured in ImagineFX's Top 10 Must-Have Apps!

Check out the video demo:
http://handyarttool.com/

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http://www.handyarttool.com/newsletter

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http://twitter.com/HandyArtTool/

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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • November 25, 2011 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • December 01, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • December 03, 2011 New version 1.1
  • December 10, 2011 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • January 01, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • February 04, 2012 New version 1.2
  • February 16, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • March 01, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • June 30, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • July 03, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99
  • September 30, 2012 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • October 01, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99
  • January 19, 2013 New version 2.0
  • September 16, 2013 New version 2.1
  • October 25, 2013 New version 2.2
  • December 13, 2013 New version 2.3
  • December 13, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • December 16, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • December 19, 2013 New version 2.3.1
  • January 03, 2014 New version 2.3.2
  • January 03, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • January 11, 2014 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • January 17, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • January 31, 2014 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • December 15, 2014 New version 2.4.1
  • May 02, 2015 New version 3.0
  • October 27, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • November 01, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99
  • November 24, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • November 28, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • January 14, 2016 New version 3.1
  • July 27, 2016 New version 4.0
  • November 29, 2016 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • November 30, 2016 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • June 15, 2019 New version 4.2
  • October 01, 2020 New version 5.0
  • October 13, 2020 New version 5.0.1
  • February 17, 2021 New version 5.0.3

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