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

  • Season 4
  • Aired 02/14/2014
  • 13,369 Views

The canvases flood into the convention hall and the artists start tattooing. With mass crowds and demands, the pressure is on from the start.

AND YOUR TIME STARTS...NOW.

- OH, MY GOD.

- A LOT OF THE GREAT TATTOOERSIN THE INDUSTRY

HAVE BASED THEIR CAREERSON BEING IN CONVENTION HALLS.

IT'S ONE OF THOSE THINGSTHAT YOU HAVE TO DO

TO STAY RELEVANTIN THE BUSINESS.

- ALL RIGHT, HOW YOU DOING?I'M RUCK.

ALL RIGHT,WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING TO GET?

- THERE'S A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE.

- YOU'RE DOING A POISON GIRL?

- YEAH, WITH NO REFERENCE.THAT'S FUN.

[laughs]- CONVENTION STYLE.

- YEAH, WHAT'S UP?

- PRESSURE IN A CONVENTIONIS HUGE.

YOU HAVE MASS CROWDS,YOU HAVE NOISE.

THERE ARE NO AMENITIES.

- YOU HAVE TO KIND OF BOOTLEGAN ARMREST.

- YOU'RE COMPLETELY OUTOF YOUR COMFORT ZONE,

SO THE PRESSURE'S ON.

- AND, LIKE,ON THE LETTERING AND [bleep],

I'M GONNA DO, LIKE,A DROP SHADOW BEHIND IT.

YOU'RE THE FIRST TATTOO, SO IGOT TO, LIKE, IMPRESS EVERYBODY.

- THE WORST ISWHEN PEOPLE COME IN

WITH A PICTUREOF SOMEONE ELSE'S TATTOO.

GET YOUR OWN GODDAMN IDEA,[bleep] SIMPLETON.

NOT YOU, OBVIOUSLY.

- THANK YOU.- [laughs]

- I AM GENTLE JAY BLONDEL.

THE "GENTLE" PART COMESFROM THE WAY THAT I TATTOO.

IT DOESN'T DESCRIBEMY PERSONALITY.

I'LL BITE YOUR [bleep] HEAD OFFTO GET WHAT I WANT.

- IN THE ISLANDS,TATTOO'S A VERY PERSONAL THING.

IT'S AN EXCHANGE OF ENERGY.

I DON'T TATTOO PEOPLEI DON'T LIKE.

I'M FROM THE BIG ISLANDOF HAWAII.

I AM PRIMARILY KNOWNFOR POLYNESIAN TATTOO,

AND I HAVE CLIENTS THAT COMEFROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.

THIS TITLE'S ALREADY MINE.

IT'S ALMOST AS IFI'M RELIVING SOMETHING

I ALREADY KNOW HAS HAPPENED.

- IT'S HARD TO GETTHESE GLOVES ON

WHEN YOU'RE SWEATINGLIKE CRAZY.

- YOU GUYS LOOKING TO GETSOME TATTOOS TODAY, MAN?

- I COULD HAVE SPENT THE WHOLESIX HOURS JUST ON ONE TATTOO,

BUT I'M MORE ABOUT QUALITYTHAN QUANTITY.

I'M PRETTY MUCH JUST KNOWNFOR DOING CLEAN TATTOOS.

I ENJOY NOT HAVINGA SPECIFIC STYLE.

I'VE GONE THROUGH JAIL,DRUG ADDICTION.

PULLED MY LIFE BACK TOGETHER.

I'M GONNA WIN THE COMPETITION.

[bleep] EVERYBODY ELSE.

- SWEATING MY BALLS OFFIN THIS MOTHER[bleep] ROOM.

- COME ON, NOW.- [laughs]

THIS COMPETITION CAN BEAN ANALOGY

FOR EVERY SINGLE DAYTATTOOING.

IF YOU [bleep] UP,YOU [bleep] UP FOR GOOD.

AND NOW, I'M GONNA GO BACK INAND KIND OF DETAIL OUT

SOME OF THIS STUFF TOO.

MY STRATEGY IS JUSTTO FOCUS ON MY OWN ARTWORK,

BECAUSE EVEN THE LOWESTOF MY ABILITY

WILL BE BETTER THAN THE HIGHESTOF MOST OTHER PEOPLE HERE.

- A LOT OF THIS STUFFIS ALL FREEHANDED.

LET ME SEE YOUR ARM REAL QUICK.JUST HOLD IT UP.

- MY TATTOOS REFLECTMY PERSONALITY.

I KNOW IT [bleep] HURTS.BAM!

OVERALL, I'M AGGRESSIVE.

I DEFINITELY THINKTHAT MY TATTOOS HAVE

THAT BLOOD AND THUNDER,THAT GLORY, THAT TOUGH EDGE.

I WANT ITTO ALMOST LOOK LIKE

IT'S GONNA KICK YOUIN THE TEETH.

GET IN THERE!

I'M VERY CONFIDENTTHAT I'M GONNA WIN THIS.

THERE IS NO ONEIN THIS COMPETITION

THAT'S GONNA TAKE THAT WINAWAY FROM ME.

- SCOTT'S DOINGAN ENTIRE CHEST PANEL.

HE'S ALREADY KNOCKEDTWO OF THESE

GIGANTIC [bleep] TATTOOS OUT,AND I'M LIKE, "[bleep].

I MIGHT AS WELL JUSTGO HOME RIGHT NOW."

- YEAH.OH...YEAH.

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