Elimination Tattoo: Blank Canvas: Part II

  • Season 4
  • Aired 02/25/2014
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The blank canvas elimination tattoo continues as the judges wait to see what the artists can whip up in 6 hours.

I HAVE NOT EARNED MY SHOP.

I AM PRETTY DAMN NERVOUS.

- WHAT YOU DOING, DAMON?- GO WITH THIS,

THE DAY-OF-THE-DEAD TYPEOF THING.

- THE DRAWING'S NICE, DUDE.

- I'VE ONLY BEEN TATTOOINGFOR THE LAST THREE YEARS,

BUT I SPENT FOUR YEARSIN ART SCHOOL.

I HAVE AN EXTREMELY STRONGARTISTIC BACKGROUND.

JESUS CHRIST,TIME HAS FLOWN BY.

I AM AN UNDERDOG, BUT I HAVEA BIG MOTHER[bleep] BITE.

OH, MY GOD.DAMN. UGH!

- YOU SEEM TO BE BUGGING OUTA LITTLE BIT.

- YEAH.

- DAMON CAN DRAW,BUT HE CAN'T TATTOO.

IF HE GETS A SHOP,IT'S AN INJUSTICE

TO A REAL TATTOO ARTIST.

- [bleep]!

- ARTISTS, THIS ISYOUR LAST CHANCE

TO EARN YOUR SHOP.

YOU HAVE SIX HOURS TO TATTOO.

AND YOUR TIME STARTS NOW.

- ALL RIGHT, BROTHER.- LET'S GO.

- IN A CHALLENGE LIKE THIS,WHERE YOUR CANVAS IS OPEN,

WE'RE LOOKING TO SEE THESEARTISTS EXPRESS THEMSELVES.

THEY SHOULD BE READYTO COMPETE.

YOU WOULD HOPETHIS IS GONNA BE

THE BEST TATTOOTHEY'VE EVER DONE.

THIS IS IT.WHO EARNS A SHOP?

WHO GOES HOME?

- NICE.

- ALL RIGHT, MAN.GOOD LUCK TO US BOTH.

[tattoo machines buzzing]

- UH-OH.

- HOW YOU DOING?- I REALLY LIKE PORTRAIT WORK.

THIS IS A MATCH MADE IN HEAVENRIGHT NOW.

I DEFINITELY DIDN'T EXPECTTO BE AT THE BOTTOM.

I THINK EVERYONE ON TOPSHOULD BE NERVOUS

ABOUT WHERE THEY SIT,'CAUSE WE'RE COMING BACK.

IF I GO HOME,IT'S NOT GONNA BE TODAY,

AND IT'S NOT GONNA BEOFF OF A CHALLENGE

WHERE I GET TO DO WHAT I WANT--THAT'S FOR [bleep] SURE.

- FEEL BETTER TODAY?

- I'M LITERALLY PROBABLYGONNA BE THAT NERVOUS

EVERY SINGLE TIME.

I DON'T HAVE A SPECIFIC STYLE.

YOU HAVE TO BE ABLE TO JUST DOWHATEVER ANYONE WANTS.

- ARE YOU DOINGJUST ALL BLACK AND GRAY?

- NO, I'M GONNA BE DOINGSOME COLOR AS WELL.

A TRADITIONAL-STYLE DESIGN SHOWSTHE FUNDAMENTALS OF TATTOOING.

THAT'S HOW I'M GOING TO EARNA SHOP.

- FOUR HOURS REMAINING.

- WHAT'D YOU COME UP WITH?CAN I LOOK?

- THIS ISA VERY DETAILED TATTOO.

- YOU GOT ANY WORRIESON TIME HERE?

- YEAH, I WAS JUST GONNA SAYTHE SAME THING.

- A LITTLE BIT.

- DAMON HAS BITTEN OFFMORE THAN HE CAN CHEW.

HIS LINE WORK IS SHAKY,

AND HE'S TRYINGTO PULL OUT TRICKS

THAT HIGH-LEVEL ARTISTSRARELY ATTEMPT.

- RANDY.- YES, SIR.

I DECIDE TO DOA PHOTO-REALISTIC CLIPPER SHIP.

IT'S GOT LINES, IT'S GOT BLACK,IT'S GOT COLOR.

- RANDY IS ON A SHIPTO NOWHERE.

IT'S MESSY, IT'S NOT CLEAR,IT'S NOT CLEAN,

AND IT SHOULD NOT HAVEA HOME HERE.

- ALL RIGHT.

- I'M DOING A BIG OL' CRAZY,BLACK-AND-GRAY SKULL.

MY REPUTATION'S ON THE LINETODAY.

IT'S MORE THAN ESSENTIALTHAT I REDEEM MYSELF.

- YOU'VE BEENENJOYING TATTOOING

FOR 20 YEARS?- YEP.

I DO MAINLYFINE LINE BLACK AND GRAY.

IF I WANT SOMETHING,I WILL PUNCH AND KICK

AND FIGHT TILL I GET IT.

- YOU ALSO HAVEOVER 20 NATIONAL AWARDS.

- YES.- IT SAYS RIGHT HERE, LOOK.

DAVID HAD SOME STRONG TATTOOSIN THE CONVENTION SETTING.

COMING INTO THIS OPEN CANVASCHALLENGE, THIS TATTOO,

IT'S HARD TO TELLWHAT'S GOING ON.

SEEMS LIKE HE'S TAKENA STEP BACKWARDS.

ALL RIGHT, DAVID,WE'LL SEE YOU IN A BIT.

- TWO MORE HOURS REMAINING.

- WHAT'S UP, DAVE?- HI, DARLING.

WOW, WHAT IS THIS?LIKE A FANTASY SUGAR SKULL?

- YES,THAT'S WHAT'S GOING ON

IN MY CRAZY IMAGINATION.- COOL.

- I'VE BEEN TATTOOINGFOR TEN YEARS.

MY TATTOOS ARE SURREAL.I FELL IN LOVE TATTOOING.

JUST KEPT GOING FOR IT INTO THATVOID OF ART, NEEDLES, BLOOD.

SO EXCITED RIGHT NOW THAT I GETTO DO SOMETHING, LIKE, JUST--

- WHATEVER THE [bleep] YOU WANT.- YEAH, IT'S AWESOME.

- WHAT'S UP, GUY?

DOING WHAT YOU DO BEST?SOME TIBETAN?

- TIBETAN?NO, THIS IS POLYNESIAN.

I GOT MY ASS HANDED TO ME.

I JUST NEEDED TO GET MY HEADIN THE GAME.

- IT'S NOT CALLED"INK MEDIOCRE."

IT'S CALLE "INK MASTER."

- WE'RE ALLON THE CHOPPING BLOCK,

BUT BASED ON WHAT I'VE DONEAT THE CONVENTION,

I FEEL LIKE I HAVE MORE OFA SUBSTANTIAL MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB.

- I THINK I SPEAKFOR EVERY SINGLE PERSON

IN THIS ROOMWHEN I LOOK AT THAT CAT

AND I SAY,"WHAT THE [bleep]?"

- ROLAND'S TATTOOIS THE WORST.

I MEAN, HE TOOKSUCH AN EASY WAY OUT.

ANYBODY CAN DO TRIBAL.

- TEN MINUTES REMAIN.

- OH, MY GOD. OH!- NO, NO, NO, NO, NO, NO.

- OH, I WANT TO KILL YOU.- PLEASE DON'T KILL ME.

- YOU'RE JUST CAUSING MEA LOT OF PAIN.

- ♪ BUT I'M SO CLOSE,IT'S CRAZY ♪

I'VE BEEN TATTOOINGFOR 13 YEARS.

I SPECIALIZE IN A MODERN STYLEOF TRADITIONAL TATTOOING.

GET IT, GET IT OUT, AH!

I WANT TO BE THE MAN IN THE ENDTHAT SAYS,

"I AM THE INK MASTER."

I CAN TASTE VICTORY,AND IT'S SWEET.

- AND FIVE, FOUR,

THREE, TWO, ONE.

THAT'S IT.MACHINES DOWN, NO MORE INK.

- ALL RIGHT.- WHOO!

- ALL RIGHT, HERE WE GO.

- HOLY [bleep]!

- IS SHE BADASS OR WHAT?

- THAT IS SICK.THAT'S AWESOME, DUDE.

- GOD, SHE LOOKS SO GOOD.

- DAMON'S DAY-OF-THE-DEAD GIRL,

THE PART IN HER HAIRLOOKS LIKE A GIANT SCAR

LIKE SHE HAD AN AX WOUND.

IT'S WAY TOO WIDE.IT'S WAY TOO LIGHT.

IF MY GIRLCAME HOME WITH THAT,

I'D HAVE A SERIOUS PROBLEMWITH DAMON.

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