Gerben den Heeten was born in Amstelveen in 1971. He studied graphic design at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, but didn't finish the education. After his studies, he became a freelance illustrator. Besides commercial illustration assignments, he also produces erotic artwork in the form of cartoons, pin-ups and comix. He has contributed to a couple of American anthologies, as well as the Dutch Playhouse Comix.