Elimination Tattoo: Phoenix: Part II

  • Season 3
  • Aired 07/30/2013
  • 22,778 Views

The phoenix elimination tattoo begins as the artists begin to work with their human canvases. James "Danger" Harvey's human canvas proves to be more than just challenging.

- PHOENIXES SHOWA TON OF TEXTURE AND FEATHERS,

BEAKS, CLAWS,AND FLAMES.

- BLACK AND GRAY.- YEAH, YEAH.

- TEXTURE IS WHAT SEPARATESA LOT

OF GREAT TATTOOERSFROM DECENT TATTOOERS.

- WHAT'S THE LONGESTYOU'VE EVER SAT FOR A TATTOO?

- ABOUT TWO HOURS.

- TWO HOURS.I'M ALREADY FREAKING OUT.

I DON'T KNOW IF SHE CAN TAKESIX HOURS OF PAIN.

- IF IT TAKES SIX HOURS, THENTHAT'S WHAT I'M GOING TO DO.

- YOUR PIECES LOOKVERY INTRICATE.

- MM-HMM.

- AND I'M VERY SIMPLE.

NOTHING LIKE THATIS GOING ON MY BODY.

- SO YOU WANT A NON-INTRICATEPHOENIX TO SHOW TEXTURE.

PHOENIXES ARE COMPLICATED.

IT'S A BIRD WITH PLUMAGEAND FEATHERS

AND TEXTUREAND FIRE.

- AS LONG AS YOU UNDERSTAND,LIKE, I SAID SIMPLE.

- WE NEED TO SHOW TEXTURE,OR THERE'S NO REASON

ME DOING THE PIECE.

- WHEN YOU FIRST MEET SOMEONE

AND THEY TELL YOUWHAT THEY WANT TO DO,

NO, WE GONNA HAVETO WORK TOGETHER.

I'M WILLING TO COMPROMISE,

BUT YOU DON'T JUST COME OUTAND SAY WHAT I'M GONNA DO.

THAT'S NOT EVEN DEBATABLE.- OKAY, THAT'S FINE.

CALM DOWN. I WON'T DO ANYTHINGYOU DON'T WANT ME TO DO.

- OKAY.- ALL RIGHT.

[bleep].

I DON'T KNOW WHAT I'M GONNA DO.

SIMPLE.

SO THE CHALLENGEIS TO SHOW TEXTURE,

BUT, LIKE, MY CLIENTWANTS IT SIMPLE.

SHE WAS SUPER COMBATIVEWITH ME TOO.

- MAN, DANGER IS DEFINITELYGONNA BE IN TROUBLE TODAY.

- SHE'S COMING IN HERE

WITH A SWITCHBLADEAND A TASER.

- THAT'S A BIG PART OF TATTOOS,IS GETTING ALONG

WITH YOUR CUSTOMER, DUDE.

I DON'T WANT SOME DICKHEAD

TATTOOING ME, DUDE,HONESTLY.

- ARTISTS, YOU HAVE SIX HOURS

TO PROVE THAT YOU CAN CREATEMIND-BLOWING TEXTURE

BY TATTOOING A PHOENIX,

AND YOUR TIME STARTS NOW.

- LET'S DO THIS, MAN.

- LET'S GO.

- THERE'S A LOTOF DIFFERENT THINGS

THAT YOU COULD PUTINTO THIS TATTOO TO SHOW

A WIDE RANGEOF TEXTURES.

IF THEY'RE DOING A FEATHER,THEY CAN MAKE IT

LOOK SOFT LIKE A FEATHER.

IF YOU'RE DOING CLAWS,YOU PUT

THE TEXTURE OF THE TALONSTO MAKE 'EM LOOK SHARP.

- OH, IT LOOKS AWESOME.

- ALL RIGHT.

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS?DID YOU SEE THE DRAWING?

- LISTEN, WAIT A MINUTE,BEFORE WE BEGIN, WE'RE GOOD?

'CAUSE YESTERDAYWE KIND OF ENDED NOT GOOD.

WE GOOD TODAY?- I'M GREAT TODAY. YEAH.

- OKAY, OKAY, 'CAUSE YOU WEREKIND OF YELLING YESTERDAY,

SO I JUST WASN'T--- I WASN'T YELLING.

- YOU YELLED.- I'M IN A GOOD MOOD.

- OKAY.- I'VE BEEN GOOD ALL MORNING.

- OKAY.ME AND YOU HAVE AN ISSUE,

DON'T PRETENDLIKE NOTHING DIDN'T HAPPEN.

DON'T PRETENDLIKE [bleep] AIN'T RIGHT.

I'M A REAL PERSON.

- THIS IS HOW I WOULD LIKETO DO IT

WITH MORE LINE WORK.

- I DON'T LIKE THIS PART.I LIKE THIS.

- NOW SHE'S NITPICKINGMY DRAWINGS.

IT'S LIKE, WHAT THE [bleep]?

- WE GOT TO BE IN BETWEEN.

I NEED TO ADDA LITTLE SOMETHING,

SO WE GOT TO MAKESOME CHANGES.

I FEEL GOOD ABOUT HIS DESIGN.I'M HAPPY.

IF WE CAN GET THE ATTITUDEIN LINE WITH THE DESIGN,

WE'RE GONNA MAKETHE BEST TATTOO.

- IT'S GOING TO BE EXCITING.

- I HAVE SO MUCH PRESSUREON MY SHOULDERS.

ANY KIND OF MOVEMENTTHAT YOU MAKE--

FEEL YOU NEED TO DO,LET ME KNOW.

I DEFINITELY NEEDTO REDEEM MYSELF

BECAUSE I DIDN'T FINISHTHE FLASH CHALLENGE,

READY?

I'M FINISHING THIS TATTOO.

- ONE HOUR DOWN,FIVE TO GO.

- HERE WE GO.

- SO YOU LIKE THIS PART HERE?

- I'LL LOOK AT IT AGAINWHEN YOU'RE DONE,

BUT THAT'SNOT WHAT I INITIALLY SAID.

- SHE KEEPS RIDING MEAND RIDING ME.

MY ADRENALINE'S PUMPING.I'M GETTING NERVOUS.

I'M FREAKING OUT.- YOU NERVOUS?

YOUR HANDS ARE SHAKING.- YOU AFFECT MY MOOD, BUT I AM--

- I AFFECT YOUR MOOD?

- I AM GONNA BE GOOD.

- BUT YOUR HANDS ARE SHAKING.

- A LITTLE BIT.IT'LL BE FINE.

JAMES IS ABOUT TO PICKSOMETHING UP AND INK MY BODY,

AND HE'S TELLING MEI AFFECT HIS MOOD.

JAMES, YOU'RE MAKING ME NERVOUS,

'CAUSE YOUR HANDSARE SHAKING AND--

- MY HAND'S FINE.- YOUR HAND IS SHAKING--

- YEAH, IT'S SHAKINGA LITTLE BIT.

IT'S UP TO YOUIF YOU WANT TO SIT OR NOT.

- ARE YOU NERVOUS?- NO, I'M NOT NERVOUS.

- DOES YOUR HAND USUALLY--YOU UNDERSTAND

WHY THAT WOULD MAKE ME NERVOUS?

- DEALING WITH A LITTLE BITOF CONFRONTATION

I'M NEVER GOOD WITH,AND THAT'S ALL THAT IS.

- IF SOMEONE LOOKS NERVOUS,YOUR ARTIST,

AND THEY'RE SHAKING,YOU WOULD BE A LITTLE CONCERNED,

WOULDN'T YOU?

IF YOU'RE GONNA IGNORE ME,THAT'S GONNA BE A PROBLEM.

- WELL, NO, 'CAUSE I'M TRYINGTO CALM DOWN,

AND YOU'RE AGGRAVATINGTHE SITUATION,

SO I'M JUST TRYING--I'M JUSTTRYING TO GET IN MY ZEN.

- I NEED YOU TO CALM ME--I NEED YOU TO CALM ME DOWN.

- WELL, I NEED TO GETIN MY ZEN SO I CAN TATTOO YOU.

- WELL, I'M THE ONE GETTINGTHE TATTOO THAT'S PERMANENT.

I NEED TO KNOWTHAT YOU'RE GOOD.

I'M THE ONE WHO'S NERVOUS.

MAKE ME FEEL CONFIDENTIN YOU.

THAT'S WHAT YOUR JOB IS.

YOU REALIZE YOU'RE PUTTINGA TATTOO ON A PERSON, RIGHT?

- MM-HMM.

- AND IF YOU DON'T CARE,KEEP IT REAL, TELL ME.

- I DID. I TOLD YOU IT'S--- I'LL WALK OUT.

- I'VE NEVER HAD A CLIENTDO THIS TO ME BEFORE.

I'VE NEVER HAD A CLIENT SITAND PICK AT ME.

- I'VE NEVER HADA TATTOO ARTIST SHAKING.

- 'CAUSE YOU'RE SITTINGAND YOU'RE PICKING

AT ME THIS WHOLE TIME.

- SO YOU DON'T CARE REALLY.

THAT MAKES ME NERVOUS.

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE TATTOO.

SAY IT NOW, WE'RE DONE.

- YOU KNOW WHAT,YOU'RE RIGHT.

I'M NOT THE ARTIST FOR YOU.

I REALLY DON'T THINK I AM.

- THAT'S IT.

I'M DONE.

NO ONE'S EVER GONNA DO ANYTHINGTO ME

THAT I DON'T FEEL GOOD ABOUT.

IF I HAVE TO BE THE QUEEN BITCH,

I WILL BE THE QUEEN BITCH,

BUT YOU'RE NOT TOUCHING ME.

- OH, MY GOD.

I'M [bleep].

I ALMOST HADA PANIC ATTACK, MAN.

I'M PETRIFIEDTHIS IS GONNA COST ME

THIS COMPETITION.

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