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Frans Mensink
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I am a freelancer, self employed, self taught illustrator for 20-something years. Started in Heavy Metal Art (CD art, gag-comic in Aardschok magazine, posters and such) but leaned towards the erotic always. I have a trilogy published by about Kristina, Queen of Vampires (hardcore stuff), had erotic and mainstream gag-comics published in magazines, newspapers and have illustrated websites, books and stories.
I do many storyboards and such (lay-outs, animatics) for ad agencies worldwide.

Personal Statements;

-Exploring the female form (which is what I do a lot) is like inventing the wheel over and over again, only about a million times more fun- (FM)

-Tattoos are like graffiti. They can be well done and awesome, when on your walls they never help to increase the value of your house- (FM)

-I don't fear Death. I aspire to be dead when I'm done living- (FM)

Favourite genre of music: metal
Favourite style of art: Erotic
Operating System: OSX

Some of the Art here is gathered in separate Portfolios (feature of DA).
General Erotic Stuff fransmensinkartist.daportfolio…
Fantasy Art fransmensinkfantasy.daportfoli…
Fetish Art fransmensinkfetish.daportfolio…

For much much more art and the Frans Mensink Experience visit my ALL NEW official website Online since May 4th 2014:


Yes, I do commissions, and I appreciate your interest. There are some things you might want to consider before contacting me though;
To be able to make a serious quote I will need a prettty detailed briefing by note or via email. I can't discuss commissions or reply to questions about prices in comment boxes.
A briefing consists of more information than; "I would like you to paint my character. What does that cost in general?"
I can't answer that. I don't have price-lists, I don't know your character, and I am not a fast food restaurant.

I do custom artwork and that means I have to know what I would have to do, how you would like it to look, how the character(s) should be and what the painting should depict. It's also important to know what will happen with my painting when it's done. Is it for publication or private use and what size and format would be preferred? Those are important details that influence the price.

I am pretty versatile and good at what I do. I'm fast, efficient, discrete and reliable, but I am never cheap.
Nothing worthwhile comes from a budget under 150 Euros, so I will usually have to pass on that. I could do things for less but not my way. That's why I'd rather leave that to others. Erotic art is frowned upon anyway and it won't get any better if I would do rushwork just because the budget is not adequate.

I'm not limited to erotic art. I'll be happy to make you something else. As I am in advertising I can make almost anything believable. As long as the main subject is people. I doze off when I only have to make machines of any kind, buildings or landscapes.

Most commissions do not make it into my galleries. That is because they're either too personal and sensitive for the client or because it is too different for my portfolio. I'd like that to reflect my personal interests.
I have to consider that whatever I post anywhere might generate more similar commissions and I am careful not to wind up in scenes or get stuck on subjects that are not mine. I don't mind to digress now and again thematically but all within limits as time is always of the essence.

I hope you understand.


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lexxii Featured By Owner 6 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely Gallery Frans:)

Invite to join :iconcutieshots: A diverse Super Group Featurning many galleries for artists to display their fine art:)
Hope to see you very soon!!
FransMensinkArtist Featured By Owner 4 hours ago  Professional Digital Artist
:bow: Thank you very much! Much appreciated! :bow:
Mbembe Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
Awesome gallery
FransMensinkArtist Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:bow: Thank you! :bow:
minnesotavikings Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
wow, amazing gallery! love every page. do you ever show your work in a real art gallery?
FransMensinkArtist Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:bow: Thank you very much! :bow:
No, not yet. 
minnesotavikings Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014
somebody should give you a one man show somewhere! I almost favourited all of your drawings/paintings. great work...keep it up.
how do you get the commissions when you do a magazine or book design?
FransMensinkArtist Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:bow: Thanks!
I am easy to find I think :)
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DaimoNxx Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
More power to you!Horns 
Reinaking Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014
Dear Mr.Mensink,
i really love your work, especially the Kristina comics. you made Kristina a remarkable, well thought out character who really is an awesome superhero in disguise. In the upcoming future, will there be a chapter 4 and if not, how much is the comission price to create a chapter? Also, if you do, i would really love Kristina kicking Mike and Iris ass, turning them into vampires cause they are the real jerks. all they done is examine dead criminal bodies while Kristina actually help save helpless women from rapists
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