Fabrice Tarrin studied art at the École Estienne. Afterwards, he worked for five years at the Atelier Nawak. He began his professional career as an illustrator in the Zig Zag section of the magazine Spirou. He also began doing comics; two short stories for Spirou and some work for Astrapi, such as 'Stéphanie au Pays des Cochons' and 'Aventures de Billy Bidibip'. His first album was 'Les Aventures de Monsieur Tue-tout' with text by Fred Neidhardt, that appeared at Soleil Productions in 1997. He worked for À Suivre in the last months of the magazine's existence and he assisted Lewis Trondheim on 'La Mouche' and 'Jack et Marcel'. From 2001, he creates 'Violine' with writer Tronchet at Dupuis, a series about a mysterious girl with big purple eyes who can read people's thoughts. In 2004, he began 'Nestor et Polux' in cooperation with O'Groj and Fred Neidhardt in the relaunched Pif Gadget. A first album appeared in November 2005.