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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/


Sign up for the HANDY newsletter for information about new upcoming updates!

http://www.handyarttool.com/newsletter


Follow HANDY on Twitter

http://twitter.com/HandyArtTool/


Follow HANDY on Facebook

http://facebook.com/HandyArtTool/

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Version History

Launched Jan 08, 2014 (about 7 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 8 months, on average.

Oct 07
2020
(Current)
Version 5.0.1

Welcome to the Handy 5.0 Update! New additions to this version include:
- You can now load multiple models!
- Upgraded lighting with sub surface scattering effects
- New category: Props! Knife, Pistol, Pipe, Sword, and Katana
- Model Material Property Editor!
- Darker skin variants for hand / leg limbs
- 2 new high res fully textured head busts added
- Dynamic rendering quality for lower-end phones
- Some expanded camera controls like being able to lock the light rotation to the camera rotation

Sep 27
2020
Version 5.0

Welcome to the Handy 5.0 Update! New additions to this version include:
- You can now load multiple models!
- Upgraded lighting with sub surface scattering effects
- New category: Props! Knife, Pistol, Pipe, Sword, and Katana
- Model Material Property Editor!
- Darker skin variants for hand / leg limbs
- 2 new high res fully textured head busts added
- Dynamic rendering quality for lower-end phones
- Some expanded camera controls like being able to lock the light rotation to the camera rotation

Mar 05
2018
Version 4.2

Female foot now available! It's automatically included alongside the Male Foot IAP, so if you've already grabbed that you'll get the female foot for free!

Sep 05
2017
Version 4.1.2

4.1.2
- Updated Unity to fix a bug for certain devices that would lose touch input immediately upon launching Handy (ó﹏ò ;)
4.1
- HUGE update to the Animal Skull Pack: Now includes a Chimpanzee, Boar, Raven, Turkey, Opossum, Sabertooth, Tufted Deer and Bear skull!
- Two additional human heads: Female Planar and Old Man
- Can now save transparent screenshots without a background
- Localization! Currently available in Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, French, German, and Spanish.

Aug 19
2017
Version 4.1.1

- HUGE update to the Animal Skull Pack: Now includes a Chimpanzee, Boar, Raven, Turkey, Opossum, Sabertooth, Tufted Deer and Bear skull!
- Two additional human heads: Female Planar and Old Man
- Can now save transparent screenshots without a background
- Localization! Currently available in Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, French, German, and Spanish.
- Hopefully a fix for the random broken lights that occurs with a small amount of users
- Quick fix for the weird lighting square artifacts

Aug 19
2017
Version 4.1

- HUGE update to the Animal Skull Pack: Now includes a Chimpanzee, Boar, Raven, Turkey, Opossum, Sabertooth, Tufted Deer and Bear skull!
- Two additional human heads: Female Planar and Old Man
- Can now save transparent screenshots without a background
- Localization! Currently available in Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, French, German, and Spanish.
- Hopefully a fix for the random broken lights that occurs with a small amount of users (caused from corrupted save data)

Jul 20
2016
Version 4.0

- Hand / Foot pose-ability !
- Ability to screenshot and save to device gallery or share it
- Landscape view layout support
- iOS Split View multitasking support
- Can now save head positioning
- Rotation sensitivity is now adjustable in settings

Jan 20
2016
Version 3.1

NEW HEADS graciously provided by AnatomyNext
-Female Erin
-Male Planar
-Male Topology
-Male High-Res
-Skull High-Res
ANIMAL SKULL PACK [IAP] Great for animal/creature reference & inspiration
-Cow
-Dog
-Cat
-Goat
MISC
- Bonus simple flat head for easy light/shadow reference
- Improved controls when two finger zooming/panning
- Easily adjust the zoom and FOV now with UI sliders
Thanks for using Handy! Your reviews help indicate what needs to be focused on & keep Handy alive, so keep em coming.

Apr 21
2015
Version 3.0

DECLARED A MUST HAVE APP BY IMAGINE-FX DIGITAL ART MAGAZINE

"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 to use decent hand reference without having to awkwardly pose your hand in front of a mirror, this app is for you!


HANDY is an artist's reference tool consisting of a rotatable 3D lit hand with a variety of poses useful for drawing. The 3 point lighting rig is also rotatable, so you can rotate and light the hand as necessary for your reference!


HANDY now includes several heads you can rotate and light- great for getting basic lighting or angle reference.
Also having trouble with feet? Well now in there's a male foot available to help you out!


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


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


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


Like HANDY on Facebook!
http://www.facebook.com/HandyArtTool
Follow HANDY on Twitter
http://twitter.com/HandyArtTool/

Dec 14
2014
Version 2.4

DECLARED A MUST HAVE APP BY IMAGINE-FX DIGITAL ART MAGAZINE

"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 to use decent hand reference without having to awkwardly pose your hand in front of a mirror, this app is for you!


HANDY is an artist's reference tool consisting of a rotatable 3D lit hand with a variety of poses useful for drawing. The 3 point lighting rig is also rotatable, so you can rotate and light the hand as necessary for your reference!


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


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


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


Like HANDY on Facebook!
http://www.facebook.com/HandyArtTool
Follow HANDY on Twitter
http://twitter.com/HandyArtTool/

Jan 08
2014
Version 2.32

DECLARED A MUST HAVE APP BY IMAGINE-FX DIGITAL ART MAGAZINE

"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 to use decent hand reference without having to awkwardly pose your hand in front of a mirror, this app is for you!


HANDY is an artist's reference tool consisting of a rotatable 3D lit hand with a variety of poses useful for drawing. The 3 point lighting rig is also rotatable, so you can rotate and light the hand as necessary for your reference!


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


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


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


Like HANDY on Facebook!
http://www.facebook.com/HandyArtTool
Follow HANDY on Twitter
http://twitter.com/HandyArtTool/

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