Philanthropist Artist Riven Phoenix is best known for The Complete Figure Drawing Course HD and The Blender Modeling & Rigging courses where virtually every art student succeeds with his style of teaching. Riven Phoenix's goal in life is to give underprivileged students access to industrial art knowledge. Riven grew up in Stamford, CT where he attended the Rippowam High School. After graduation he attended several art schools including the School of Visual Arts in New York City and the Connecticut Institute of Art. Riven grew up reading comic books where his passion for figure drawing developed. He dedicated his life to coming up with an easy to follow system which would allow any young artist to rapidly develop the ability to draw human figures and model them in 3D from the mind without using any reference. Riven's dream was to put all his knowledge in a set of courses for young serious artists who shared the same passion for learning anatomy. It took Riven Phoenix 10 years to put together his figure drawing course and another 2 years of filming to create The Complete Figure Drawing Course HD. His efforts paid off as his course took the art world by storm with students from over 172 countries took his course with great success. With now over tens of thousands of students worldwide Riven Phoenix videos courses are used by leading entertainment studios world over. Riven also created the breakthrough Pose Tool 3D app which allowed artists to pose human figures on a mobile device to use as a reference for creating works of art. Riven spent another two years developing his Blender Modeling & Rigging courses. Both his blender courses became great successes. Today Riven still teaches and works on creating industrial art courses. You can help support Riven Phoenix's works by buying his courses.