Flash Challenge: Battle Scars: Part I

  • Season 3
  • Aired 08/06/2013
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The artists are tested on their use of value: being able to show dark and light in smooth transitions. On top of that, the human canvases each have a gnarly scar that must be transformed into a phenomenal tattoo.

- WELCOME, ARTISTS.

YOU'VE ENTERED THIS COMPETITIONWITH ONE GOAL IN MIND:

TO EARN $100,000,A FEATURE IN INKED MAGAZINE,

AND THE ENVIED TITLEOF INK MASTER.

THIS WEEK, WE'RE TESTINGYOUR USE OF VALUE--

THE DEGREE OF LIGHTNESSAND DARKNESS IN YOUR TATTOO.

- VALUE IS BEING ABLETO SHOW DARK TO LIGHT

WITH SMOOTH TRANSITIONS--

BASIC TATTOOING 101.

- FOR THIS FLASH CHALLENGE,

WE HAVE A SPECIAL GROUPOF CANVASES FOR YOU.

EACH OF TODAY'S CANVASESHAS SUFFERED A SEVERE INJURY.

- WOW.

- YOU WILL HAVE TO TRANSFORMTHEIR GNARLY SCARS...

- OH, NO.

- INTO PHENOMENAL TATTOOS.

- THE HARDEST PARTABOUT WORKING WITH SCARS

IS THAT YOU'RE NOT TATTOOING

REGULAR SKINTHAT IS SMOOTH.

YOU COULD BREAK THE SKIN,TRAUMATIZE IT MORE.

IT'S TOUGH.

- SCARS ARE OFTENEXTREMELY SENSITIVE.

BECAUSE THEY HAVEEXCESS COLLAGEN,

THEY DON'T HOLD INKAS WELL AS UNDAMAGED SKIN.

SO IT'S EVENMORE CHALLENGING

TO SMOOTHLY TRANSITIONFROM DARK TO LIGHT VALUES.

LET'S MEET YOUR CANVASES.

THIS IS JANET.

HER SCARS ARE FROM SECOND-AND THIRD-DEGREE BURNS

ON HER CHEST.

SHARRIEF WAS IMPALEDWHEN A BED COLLAPSED ON HIM.

- I CAN'T HELP BUT CRINGEAT SOME OF THESE.

THEY'RE GROSS.

- RODNEY HAD A DOG BITEON HIS CALF.

SUZANNE'S SCARSARE FROM GETTING TUMORS

REMOVED FROM HER BACK.

DAVE--HE WAS STABBEDIN THE BACK IN A BAR.

- I AM GORED THE [bleep] OUTABOUT [bleep] LIKE THIS.

[gags]

OH, MY GOD, YO.

- THIS IS JIMMY.

HIS SCAR IS FROM SURGERYON HIS ESOPHAGUS.

HEATHER WASIN A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT.

DARCI HAD A MOLEREMOVED FROM HER SHOULDER.

NEXT IS BILL.

HIS SCAR ISFROM LIVE-SAVING SURGERY

HE HAD AFTER AN ACCIDENT.

- I DO NOT WANT THE GUYWITH THE SCAR

RUNNING ALL THE WAYUP HIS STOMACH.

- SHARON HAD A PROCEDUREON HER HIP,

AND JOE HAD A KNEE SURGERYFOR A BASEBALL INJURY.

JOSHUA, YOU WON BEST TATTOOOF THE DAY

IN THE LAST ELIMINATION TATTOO.

YOU NOW HAVE THE POWERTO CHOOSE

YOUR OWN CANVASFOR THIS FLASH CHALLENGE.

- SOME OF THESE THINGSARE FREAKIN' WEIRD,

AND I GET TO MAKE IT EASYON MYSELF.

I'M PRETTY STOKED.

I'VE SELECTED DARCI.- THANK YOU.

- DAMN IT IF HE DOESN'T PICKTHE EASIEST, SIMPLEST ONE.

HE DOESN'T HAVETO COVER [bleep].

- THE REST OF THE CANVASESWILL PICK UP A SKULL

WITH AN ARTIST'S NAME ON IT.

THE CANVASTHAT DRAWS YOUR NAME

WILL BE YOUR CLIENT.

- ES.

- JACKIE.

- CRAIG.

- JOEY.

- JASON.

- JASON'S SCAR--I'M GLAD I DIDN'T GET IT.

IT'S HORRIBLE.

- MADE RICH.

- JIME.

- KYLE.

- CHRIS.- HELLO.

- TATU BABY.- RIGHT HERE.

- ARTISTS, YOU HAVE FOUR HOURSTO TRANSFORM

YOUR CANVASES' SCARS INTOTATTOOS THEY CAN BE PROUD OF.

AND YOUR TIME STARTS NOW.

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