Season Premiere - Flash Challenge Preview: Tattoo Convention: Part I

  • Season 4
  • Aired 02/14/2014
  • 15,999 Views

The 17 artists get to know each other before the judges introduce the first challenge: tattooing convention style for the next six hours.

- I KNOWI'M A REALLY GOOD ARTIST,

AND I KNOW THERE'SA LOT OF GOOD ARTISTS HERE.

WHAT'S UP, DUDE? BUBBA.- HOW YOU DOING, MAN?

- MY STRATEGY ISTO OUTSMART EVERYBODY.

I'D LOVE TO MAKE FRIENDS,BUT IS IT IMPORTANT TO ME?

[bleep] NO.

I WOULD WAY RATHER HAVETHE MONEY.

I'M KNOWN FOR MOSTLY BIOMECH.

I LOVE TURNING PEOPLEINTO ROBOTS.

- HOW YOU DOING?MY NAME'S RUCK.

ME BEING IN THIS COMPETITION,

I'M PUTTING MY CAREERON THE LINE.

I SPECIALIZE IN ALL STYLES.I'M KNOWN FOR DOPE TATTOOS.

I'M GONNA MAKE SURETHAT MY BEST

SUPERSEDES ALL THESE OTHERHALF-STEPPERS IN THE GAME.

- THIS IS CRAZY.

- HOPE YOU BROUGHTYOUR A-GAME, BRO.

- I SEEN THEM THREE JUDGESSTANDING UP THERE,

AND I'M COMPLETELY SCARED[bleep]LESS.

I'VE WATCHED 'EM RIPPING PEOPLENEW ASS[bleep] FOR THREE YEARS,

AND THEY'RE GETTINGPRETTY DAMN PROFICIENT AT IT.

- WELCOME, ARTISTS.

YOU HAVE A TOUGH ROADAHEAD OF YOU,

AND NOBODY KNOWS IT BETTER THANSOMEONE WHO'S BEEN THROUGH IT.

HE HAD TO PROVE HE DESERVEDA SECOND CHANCE

BY TATTOOING LIVEON THE SEASON THREE FINALE.

WITH OVER 360,000 VOTES, KYLE...[cheers and applause]

WE WILL BE SEEING YOUON INK MASTER, SEASON FOUR.

KYLE DUNBAR, COME ON OUT.

- LOSING SUCKS,AND I'M NOT HERE TO LOSE.

LAST SEASON,I OVERCOMPLICATED THINGS.

THIS SEASON, AS LONG AS I CANKEEP MY HEAD OUT OF MY ASS,

I WILL WIN.

- IT'S TIME TO FIND OUT HOW WELLYOU WORK UNDER PRESSURE.

THIS SEASON,YOU MUST EARN YOUR SHOP.

- I HAVE TO EARN MY SHOP?

[bleep],I THOUGHT I ALREADY HAD IT.

- THERE ARE 17 OF YOU,

BUT THERE AREONLY 16 INK MASTER TATTOO SHOPS.

AMERICA HAS ALREADY DETERMINEDTHAT KYLE DESERVES A SHOP,

SO, KYLE, YOU'RE EXEMPTFROM THIS CHALLENGE.

CONGRATULATIONS, MAN.YOUR SHOP IS WAITING FOR YOU.

- KYLE HAVING HIS OWN SHOP,THAT'S BULL[bleep].

COME FIGHTWITH THE REST OF US.

- FOR THE REST OF YOU,IN JUST A FEW MOMENTS,

HUNDREDS OF CANVASESWILL FLOOD THIS HALL,

AND THEY WILL ALLWANT TATTOOS.

TODAY, YOU MUST TATTOOCONVENTION STYLE.

- OOH, [bleep].

AT A CONVENTION, HUNDREDS ANDHUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WILL COME IN,

AND THEY WANT TATTOOS,

AND THEY DON'T WANT TO WAIT.THEY WANT IT NOW.

IT'S VERY, VERY DAUNTING.

- YOU HAVE SIX HOURS TO TATTOOAS MANY CANVASES AS POSSIBLE

WITH THE DESIGNOF THEIR CHOICE.

YOU'LL BE JUDGED NOT ONLYON HOW MANY TATTOOS YOU DO,

BUT ALSO ON THE QUALITYOF YOUR TATTOOS.

- THIS IS A GREAT WAYTO PUT PEOPLE

UNDER THE GUNRIGHT OFF THE BAT.

COMPETITION IS ONFROM THE SECOND YOU WALK IN.

- JUST LIKE AT A CONVENTION,YOU MUST BE ABLE TO WORK QUICKLY

UNDER PRESSURE TO SURVIVEIN THIS COMPETITION.

BASED ON YOUR WORK,THE JUDGES WILL DECIDE

WHO DESERVES A SHOPAND WHO DOESN'T.

IT'S EARN YOUR SHOP OR GO HOME.GOOD LUCK.

OKAY, ARTISTS, WE'RE GONNABRING IN YOUR CANVASES.

AND YOUR TIME STARTS...NOW.

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