Mr. Cartoon is a Mexican-American tattoo artist located in Los Angeles, California. Often called Cartoon, he is also a graffiti artist. He is famous for performing "Fineline Style" tattoo art.
Mr. Cartoon has tattooed famous celebrities such as Beyonce Knowles, 50 Cent, Kobe Bryant, Eminem, Bow Wow, Justin Timberlake and Snoop Dogg. His tattoos are hand-rendered designs with rich detail. His style of black and gray, gritty, soulful and fine lines is inspired by the streets of Los Angeles during the 1970s. Mr. Cartoon's private tattoo studio is a cultural landmark, but he also has studios located in Thailand, New York, the United Kingdom and Japan.
His birth name is Mark Machado. He started painting when he was 8 years old. He was 12 years old when he started painting professionally.