Konstantin Potapov was born in 1978 in Moscow. He started his artist’s carreer and discovered the graphic novel format rather late. Until he was 30 he worked as a baker, security guard, salesman of video-cassettes and CDs, worked as a designer in an advertising company, and even received an engineering degree.

Between 2006 and 2012 he studied at the State University of Publishing Arts in Moscow. During this time he wrote, illustrated and published several children books and worked as free-lance illustrator for several media. At the beginning of 2013, he moved in Berlin where he studied visual communication at the Academy of Arts of Weissensee. He got there a master and a diploma of master in arts in visual communication. This is at this time that he started to experiment with the comics format.

He lives and works currently in Berlin.

see CV here