Can Tuğrul was born in Istanbul in 1988. In 2006, he attended the Business Administration Department of the Faculty of Political Sciences of Istanbul University. In 2011, he left Istanbul University and started to the Graphic Design Department of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and graduated in 2017. He has worked as art director for various advertising agencies throughout his university life and afterwards. Besides, he produced drawings for printed and digital media. He still lives in Istanbul, writes and illustrates his own books as well as collaborates on the illustration of titles with writers.