Born in Pietrasanta, Fabrizio Del Tessa graduated from the Stagio Stagi art institute, and specialized in watercolor painting. During the 1970s, he did his first humorous illustrations in the advertising field. From 1983, he published several short stories in Orient Express, including 'La Strategia dell Bottiglia', 'Una Storia Impossibile' and 'Punti di Vista'. His work also appeared in the pages of Guerrin Sportivo, Corriere dei Piccoli, Grande Tess, Snoopy and Menomano. He is a regular contributor to Comix, il Giornale dei Fumetti.