Elimination Tattoo: Anatomical: Part I

  • Season 3
  • Aired 07/23/2013
  • 49,581 Views

The artists must create anatomical tattoos that look so real it looks like they're human canvases were sliced right open. Joshua gets assigned a doozy: tattooing an armpit.

- WELCOMETO THE ELIMINATION TATTOO.

BLOW IT, AND YOU'LL BECLOSING SHOP FOR GOOD.

YOU'LL BE JUDGED BY OLIVER PECK,CHRIS NUNEZ, AND MYSELF,

AS WELL AS OUR GUEST JUDGE,

TENNESSEE TITANS RUNNING BACKCHRIS JOHNSON.

BUT WE'RE NOTYOUR ONLY CRITICS.

EACH WEEK, SPIKE AND TACO BELLARE GIVING VIEWERS

THE OPPORTUNITY TO GOTO INKMASTER.SPIKE.COM

AND VOTE FOR THE TATTOOTHAT THEY THINK IS THE BEST.

AMERICA'S VOTES WILL HAVEA MASSIVE IMPACT

ON THE LIVE FINALE.

THIS WEEK,WE'RE TESTING PRECISION.

- [whistles]

- PRECISION IS IMPORTANTIN TATTOOING

BECAUSE YOU'RE WORKINGWITH A NEEDLE,

AND EVERY SINGLE TIMEYOU TOUCH SKIN,

IT'S GONNA MAKEA PERMANENT MARK.

- SURGEONS NEED A STEADY HANDAND A COOL HEAD

TO HAVE THE PRECISION IT TAKESTO OPERATE

ON COMPLEX SYSTEMSIN THE BODY.

THE SAME IS TRUEFOR TATTOO ARTISTS,

BECAUSE ONE MISPLACED DROPOF INK CAN DESTROY A TATTOO.

THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUEFOR THIS ELIMINATION TATTOO.

YOU WILL HAVE SIX HOURSTO CREATE AN ANATOMICAL TATTOO.

- OH, MAN.- OH, WOW.

- ANATOMICAL TATTOO MEANSYOU'RE TAKING A PICTURE

OUT OF A MEDICAL BOOKAND REPRODUCING IT.

- YOU MUST CREATEAN EXACT REPLICA

OF THE INNER ANATOMYSO REAL,

IT'S LIKE YOUR CANVASWAS JUST SLICED OPEN.

- AN ANATOMICAL TATTOO?DO I LOOK LIKE A SURGEON?

I'M NOT.

- LET'S MEET YOUR CANVASES.

JOEY, JACKIE, AND JAMES,

BECAUSE THE THREE OF YOUWON THE FLASH CHALLENGE,

YOU NOW HAVETHE POWER TO ASSIGN

ALL THE HUMAN CANVASESTOGETHER.

- ALL RIGHT, LET'S DO IT.

IT'S STILL SO EARLYIN THE COMPETITION

THAT IF YOU'RE GONNA GUNFOR THE TOP PEOPLE,

YOU'RE GONNA PUT THE BIGGERTARGET ON YOUR OWN BACK.

- I WANT THE TWO ARM BONES.

- VERTEBRAE GOINGRIGHT DOWN MY SPINE.

- I WANT IT TO LOOK LIKE A LIONHAS RIPPED OFF MY BUTT CHEEK.

- NOW, WHAT?

- HE JUST TOOK THAT MEAT.

- I WANT AN ANATOMICALIN MY RIGHT ARMPIT.

- [bleep].

PLEASE, DON'T PUT MEIN THE ARMPIT.

- TO ME, THE HARDEST ONE ISGONNA BE THE ARMPIT.

- YEAH, LET'S THINKABOUT THAT ONE.

- I DEFINITELY FEEL LIKEI'M PROBABLY SOMEBODY

THEY'RE GONNA TRY TO GIVESOMETHING DIFFICULT TO.

- GIVE HIM THAT ONE.

JOSHUA CAME HEREWITH A GAME PLAN.

AND THE WAY HE'S BEEN ACTINGAND KIND OF BACKSTABBY,

I JUST CAN'T RESPECTA MAN WHO DOES THAT.

- THAT WAS ROUGH.

- CANVASES, ONE BY ONE,

PLEASE READ THE ARTIST'S NAMEON THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SKULL.

- JACKIE.- JOEY.

- THERE WE GO.- KYLE.

- I DON'T WANTTHE 52-YEAR-OLD MAN,

BUT I'M MAKING THE BEST OF IT'CAUSE I DIDN'T GET THE ARMPIT.

- JOSHUA.

- SOMEONE'S GUNNINGFOR YOU, JOSHUA.

- MY MESSAGETO THE THREE STOOGES,

[bleep] BRING IT.

- E.S.

- JAMES.- RIGHT HERE, BRO.

- MADDIE.- RIGHT HERE.

- CHRIS.- HEY, BUDDY.

- MYSTICAL MIKE.- ALLY.

- JIME.- JASON.

- TATU BABY.- CRAIG.

- MADE RICH.

- REMEMBER,AFTER THE ELIMINATION TATTOO,

THE HUMAN CANVAS JURYWILL VOTE ON THE TATTOO

THAT THEY THINKIS THE WORST

AND PUT ONE ARTIST UPFOR FOR ELIMINATION.

YOU HAVETHE REST OF THE EVENING

TO CONSULTWITH YOUR HUMAN CANVASES.

AND TOMORROW,YOU'LL HAVE SIX HOURS

TO COMPLETEYOUR ANATOMICAL TATTOO.

BASED ON YOUR WORK,ONE OF YOU WILL BE CLOSING SHOP.

GOOD LUCK.

- WHETHER IT BE AN ORGAN,MUSCLE TISSUE, OR BONE,

WE WANT TO SEE THESE PEOPLEUSE THEIR SKILLS IN PRECISION

TO MAKE THIS TATTOOLOOK EXACT.

- COME ON BACK THIS WAY.

- I'M GOING TO SCHOOLTO BECOME A SCIENTIST.

- VERY AWESOME.I'M A SCIENCE GEEK MYSELF.

I WAS AN E.M.T.WHILE I WAS IN ART SCHOOL.

MY PREVIOUS MEDICAL EXPERIENCE

DEFINITELY GIVES ME THE EDGEIN THIS CHALLENGE.

ARE YOU A FAN OF MUSIC AT ALL?- YES.

- WOULD YOU BE INTERESTEDIN POSSIBLY DOING A "G" CLEF

WITH THE MUSCULAR TISSUE EXPOSEDIN THE NEGATIVE SPACE?

- THAT'S ACTUALLY REALLY,REALLY COOL.

- YOU'RE TOTALLY INTO THAT?- YEAH.

- OH, MY GOD,THIS IS JUST GREAT.

LIKE, OH, BOY.

- HERE'S MY PORTFOLIO.- GREAT.

- SHE WANTS A SKIN TEARIN HER ARMPIT.

I'M REALLY EXCITED TO MEET YOU.I CAN'T WAIT TO TATTOO YOU.

- LIKEWISE.

- THEY THINK THEY GAVE METHE TOUGHEST ONE,

BUT I HAVE A WAYOF WORKING WITH PEOPLE

THAT IS GONNA MAKE THIS EASYFOR ME.

EVERYBODY WANTS ME TO TALK YOUOUT OF DOING YOUR ARMPIT.

- OH, YEAH?- BUT IF YOU REALLY WANT THAT,

I WOULD HATETO TALK YOU OUT OF IT.

- I WANT IT.IT'S UNIQUE, YOU KNOW?

- MM-HMM.- IT'S DIFFERENT.

- AND YOU AREOBVIOUSLY UNIQUE.

I MIGHT BE KIND OF SCREWEDON THIS ONE.

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