A Day With Mister Cartoon

This man needs no introduction, but for those who don’t know, Mister Cartoon is one of the most talented tattoo artist in the game with an impressive resume of notable clients sporting his ink. From the likes of Eminem to Beyoncé to Kanye West, he has an extensive waiting list to match that will have you hanging on for months in hopes of an opportunity to be tatted by this man.
Not only is he recognized for his drawing skills but he’s one of the most sought after graffiti artist and designer in the industry. Every big time company from Nike, Vans, Stussy and countless others have either collaborated or are trying to create some masterpieces with the legend.
I first connected with Mr. Cartoon back in 97 at Loud record when he was doing tattoo’s for all the Loud artists like Mobb Deep, Xzibit and Wu Tang and have been a fan since and have been blessed to work on various projects with Mister Cartoon.
We recently connected again at Tuff City, one of the dopest tattoo spots in the East Coast, inside the shop it’s designed like a New York Subway, decked with everything from subway seats, handles and they even have the subway doors. Cartoon and I got a chance to go to the back of the store where they have a cool backyard set up. There were some great pieces up on the walls, it seemed liked these pieces would have been tagged all over the trains back in the days.
We couldn't leave with out Mr Cartoon leaving his mark, he copped some spary cans and got busy tagging up the walls with a custom piece. As always I had a great time catching up and watching him do what he does best, create amazing artwork.