He has since found his calling in hip-hop culture through the creation of tattoo art, magazine illustrations, album covers, and backdrops for music videos, TV shows, and the trunks of low riders. His artwork revered, Mr. Cartoon is a member of the select Soul Assassins family of artists.
He has also developed a line of temporary tattoos and stickers. Amongst all that, US magazines that have featured Cartoon's work include Low Rider, Rolling Stone, The Source, Hustler, Rap Pages, Details, The Fader, and Tattoo. On the international front, his work has been seen in Japanese magazines like Low Rider, Fine, Burst, H Magazine and Tokion; and also the UK magazine Loaded. Cartoon's distinctive work has been seen in logos and advertising material for Joker Brand Clothing, Tribal Streetwear, Scandalous clothing, Black Flys, X-Large, Diavolina Shoes, Shady records, and Priorty Records. His intricate art is inscribed on the bodies of the Goodie Mob, Mobb Deep, Cypress Hill, Method Man, Red Man, Limp Bizkit, Eminem, Infamous Mobb, Meeno, Xzibit, Treach and Sir Jinx.
Cartoon illustrations can be seen on CD covers like Tony Touch's “The Rican-Struction EP”; MC Ren's “Kizz my Black Azz”, Above the Law's “Black Mafia Life”, Hi C's “Sittin in the Park”, Kid Frost's “Eastside Story”, Old School Jam's “Vol. 1”, Cypress Hill's “Los Grandes Exitos en Espanol”, “Skull and Bones” and “Stoned Raiders”, Big Red's “Big Redemption”, DJ Muggs “1200 Squad”, Penthouse Player's self titled CD. He also developed logo design for The Psycho Realm.
He was commissioned to apply his design work to Joe Ray's 1979 Lincoln Continental “Las Vegas” (Two time Lowrider of the Year), Larry Flynt's Limousine and Oscar De La Hoya's Chevy truck. His work has been exhibited at the Rocket Gallery in Japan, George's Gallery in Los Angeles, and The Rico Gallery in Santa Monica.