Markus was born in Graz in 1971 and has many talents! He loves music, and especially has a passion for the violin. Being multi-talented, he soon exchanged the violin bow for a pen and began to draw. Fascinated by graphic novels, he started to draw creatures and told stories through his drawings. Finally, he also has a passion for architecture, and studied architecture at the Vienna University of Technology (TU) where he graduated in 2001. Since then and throughout his studies, he has worked for a variety of renowned Viennese architects.