Flash Challenge Preview: Bug Out: Part I

  • Season 4
  • Aired 02/25/2014
  • 42,731 Views

The artists face the challenge of tattooing an insect with dimension. They'll have to get up close and personal with their skin-crawling subjects to draw believable images.

- WELCOME, ARTISTS.HOPE YOU'RE NOT SQUEAMISH,

OR THIS IS GONNA BEA TOUGH DAY FOR YOU.

- SHEESH.all: WHOA!

- ARE YOU [bleep] KIDDING ME?

- UGH.I HATE BUGS SO MUCH.

OH, GOD.

GAH!THEIR MILLIONS OF EYEBALLS.

- DUDE, I DON'T LIKE BUGS.BOTTOM LINE,

I [bleep] HATE 'EM.THEY'RE GROSS.

- CONGRATULATIONSON EARNING A SHOP,

BUT THIS COMPETITIONIS JUST BEGINNING.

THE 16 OF YOU WILL NOWBATTLE IT OUT FOR $100,000

AND THE TITLE OF INK MASTER.

WE BEGIN EACH WEEK WITHA FLASH CHALLENGE.

THIS WEEK,WE ARE TESTING DIMENSION.

- DIMENSION IS MAKINGTHE TATTOO LOOK LIKE

IT'S SITTING ABOVE THE SKIN,MAKING YOUR TATTOO HAVE DEPTH.

- FOR THIS FLASH CHALLENGE,YOU MUST TATTOO A BUG.

YOU'VE BEEN RANDOMLY ASSIGNEDA HUMAN CANVAS

AND YOUR SUBJECT MATTER--

A SCORPION...

OR A TARANTULA.

- OH, [bleep].

DUDE, I [bleep] HATE SPIDERS.- BUT HERE'S THE CATCH.

YOU MUST SHOOT YOUR OWNREFERENCE PHOTO.

TO GET THE PERFECT PHOTO,YOU MUST GET

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITHTHE BUG THAT YOU'RE TATTOOING.

YOU WILL HAVE TO HANDLE IT.

- [groans]

I DON'T LIKE BUGS.

THEY BITE.THEY'RE POISONOUS.

- THIS CHALLENGEIS A [bleep] NIGHTMARE.

- THE WINNER OF THIS CHALLENGEWILL ASSIGN ALL

HUMAN CANVASESFOR THE ELIMINATION TATTOO.

YOU HAVE TWO HOURSTO GET YOUR REFERENCE PHOTO

AND COMPLETE YOUR TATTOO.

IF IT DOESN'T LOOK LIKE YOUR BUGIS CRAWLING ON YOUR CANVAS,

YOU'RE SCREWED.

YOUR TIME STARTS NOW.

- OOH, [bleep].

- [laughs]- LOOK OVER THERE.

I CAN SEE YOU WANT TO BITE ME,YOU LITTLE PIECE OF [bleep].

- TODAY WE'RE LOOKING FOR THESEARTISTS TO SHOW DIMENSION

BY USING SHADOWING,LIGHT SOURCE, AND HEAVY SHADING.

- OH, NO.WE GONNA LEAVE HIM ALONE.

- IF YOU'RE A GOOD ARTIST,IT'S A GREAT ADVANTAGE

TO BE ABLE TO HAVEYOUR OWN PHOTO REFERENCE.

FOR A STRUGGLING ARTIST,IT'S GONNA BE THE ACHILLES HEEL.

- OOH, GOD I HATE THIS.

I'LL TATTOO A SCORPION,A SPIDER, A BLACK WIDOW.

I DON'T GIVE A [bleep].IF I HAVE TO TOUCH ONE OF 'EM?

THAT'S A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT[bleep] STORY.

ALL RIGHT, ME AND YOUARE NOT GONNA BE BUDDIES HERE.

[bleep], I HATE THIS.

- HELLO, LITTLE.

DOING A GOOD DIMENSION TATTOOIS ALL ABOUT

WHERE YOU PLACE YOUR SHADOWS.

OH, YOU'RE SO PRETTY.

IT DEFINITELY HELPS TO HAVEA GREAT REFERENCE PHOTO.

[camera clicks]NICE LEG MOVEMENT.

I DIDN'T EVEN HAVE TO TELL YOU.

IF YOU'RE NOT WILLINGTO TOUCH IT,

YOUR REFERENCE IS GONNA SUFFERBECAUSE OF THAT.

THAT MIGHT BE THE MONEY SHOTRIGHT THERE.

- IS HE DEAD?

IT IS HARD AS HELL TO GET THISLITTLE [bleep] TO MOVE AROUND.

HE'S, LIKE, IN THE CORNER.HE'S SCARED.

THE PHOTOS ARE COMING OUTBLURRY.

I AM SO [bleep].

- ONE OF THE HARDEST PARTSOF THIS CHALLENGE IS GONNA BE

PEOPLE TAKINGTHEIR OWN REFERENCE.

IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT BELIEVABLETHAT THAT'S ON A PERSON'S SKIN?

YOU'RE GONNA FAILTHE DIMENSION CHALLENGE.

- OH, DON'T STING ME.DON'T STING ME.

OH, [bleep]--OH, MY GOD.HEY, HI.

MY HEART IS BEATINGOUT OF MY CHEST.

OH, DON'T GO UP.DON'T GO UP, DUDE.

PLEASE DON'T STINGMY TATTOO HAND.

I'VE GOT TO TATTOO.

OH, THERE WE GO,THERE WE GO, THERE WE GO.

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