Elimination Tattoo: Cover Up: Part I

  • Season 4
  • Aired 04/08/2014
  • 11,547 Views

The artists are tested on adaptability and must do their best to ink their human canvases with cover up tattoos. Halo assigns the canvases, making plenty of enemies along the way.

- WELCOMETHE ELIMINATION TATTOO.

CHOKE, AND YOU CANKISS $100,000,

A FEATURE IN INKED MAGAZINE,

AND THE TITLE OF INK MASTERGOOD-BYE.

YOU'LL BE JUDGED BY OLIVE PECK,CHRIS NUNEZ, AND MYSELF,

BUT WE'RE NOTYOUR ONLY CRITICS.

EACH WEEK, YOU'LL ALSOBE JUDGED BY AMERICA.

VIEWERS AT HOMEWILL SCOUR EVERY DETAIL

OF YOUR ELIMINATION TATTOOSAT INKMASTER.SPIKE.COM

AND VOTE FOR THE TATTOOTHAT THEY THINK IS THE BEST.

AMERICA'S VOTE WILL HAVEA MASSIVE IMPACT

AT THE LIVE FINALE.

WE ALSO HAVEA VERY SPECIAL GUEST JUDGE.

TATTOOING FOR 26 YEARS,HE'S AN ICON IN THE INDUSTRY.

THE OWNER OF TEMPLE TATTOOAND TATTOO 13

IN OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA,

FREDDY CORBIN.

- OH, [bleep].[all clapping]

- MY STYLE IS BLACK AND GRAY,RELIGIOUS, DAY OF THE DEAD.

I THINK TATTOOSSHOULD BE TIMELESS.

[all clapping]HI, GUYS.

- SWEET.

- IN THE ELIMINATION TATTOO,IT'S MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

TO WIN TATTOO OF THE DAY,BECAUSE THE WINNER

MUST PUT ONE ARTISTUP FOR ELIMINATION.

THIS WEEK, WE'RE TESTINGYOUR ADAPTABILITY.

- ADAPTABILITY IS BEING ABLETO DO WHATEVER

THE NEXT THING THAT WALKSTHROUGH THE DOOR IS,

AND YOU NEVER KNOWWHAT THAT'S GONNA BE.

- THERE'S NO BETTER TESTOF ADAPTABILITY THAN A COVER-UP.

- KNEW IT. CALLED IT.

- COVER-UPS ARE TRICKY BECAUSETRYING TO PLACE THE DESIGN

OVER TOP OF AN EXISTING DESIGN,YOU NEED TO BE ABLE

TO MANIPULATE THAT PICTURE

AND PUT THINGSIN THE RIGHT PLACE

SO YOU CANNOT TELLTHAT'S A COVER-UP.

- TATTOOS ARE FOREVER,AND ONLY ABOUT 15% OF THE PEOPLE

WHO GET THEMREGRET THEIR DECISION.

- YEAH.- HOWEVER, THE NUMBER ONE REASON

FOR REGRETTING A TATTOOIS A FAILED RELATIONSHIP.

YOUR CANVASES TODAYMADE THAT MISTAKE

AND THEY'RE COUNTING ON YOUTO HELP THEM FIX IT.

- [bleep].- THERE IS ONE LAST THING

THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW.

THIS WEEK, THE COMPETITIONIS GOING TO GET EVEN TIGHTER.

NOT ONE, BUT TWO ARTISTS

WILL BE PACKING THEIR MACHINESAND GOING HOME.

[all groaning]- YEAH.

- WHAT THE--- ARE YOU SERIOUS?

- ABSOLUTELY.- OH, [bleep].

- NO MORE PACIFIERS.THAT'S IT.

LET'S DO SOME NICE TATTOOSAND MAKE IT HAPPEN.

FIGHT TO STAY.- THE TOP PEOPLE IN THIS GAME

ARE GONNA HAVE TO FIGHT.

WE'VE GOT TO GET RIDOF THE SLACK.

IF YOU'RE COMFORTABLE,YOU'RE NOT GONNA FIGHT FOR IT.

THAT'S HOW IT'S GOT TO BE.

- OH, MY GOD, YOU CAN SMELLTHE FEAR IN THE AIR.

I COULDN'T BE HAPPIER.I KNOW IT'S NOT GONNA BE ME.

HELL [bleep] YEAH.

- [sighs]- LET'S MEET YOUR CANVASES.

HALO, YOU WONTHE FLASH CHALLENGE.

YOU NOW HAVE ALL THE POWERTO ASSIGN THE HUMAN CANVASES.

DON'T MAKE ANY DECISIONSYOU'LL REGRET.

- MY STRATEGY IS TO MAKE SURETHAT I GIVE MYSELF

THE EASIEST THINGTO COVER UP,

AND GIVE EVERYONE ELSESOME CRAP.

- I HAVE A LIBRARY STAMPTHAT SAYS "PROPERTY OF STEVE"

ON MY THIGH.- [laughs]

- NO WAY.- OH, AWESOME.

- HOLY [bleep].

- I HAVE MY EX'S NAMEON MY CROTCH.

[laughter]

- I WANT TO GETA CHERRY BLOSSOM TREE.

- NOTHING SHOULD EVERGROW OUT OF A VAGINA.

- I'D LIKE TO GET A GROUNDHOG,MUSCULAR-LOOKING.

- SO TO COVERTHIS WHOLE THING UP?

- I WOULD LIKE TO GETA SEA TURTLE ON MY BUTT.

- CAN I SEE?- YUP.

- I WANT A BUTTERFLYWHERE ONE HALF IS ITALIAN FLAG

AND THE OTHER HALFIS A AFRICAN FLAG.

- [groans]

- I HAVE A MATCHING DRUNK LIONTATTOO.

THIS IS MY EX-HUSBAND.

- WOW.

- YOU GUYS GOT 'EM TOGETHER,HUH?

- WE DID.

- LET ME SEE WHAT YOU GOT.

THIS GUY RIGHT HERE?- MM-HMM.

- THOSE THINGS ARE BLACK.BAD.

- I THINK HALOIS PLAYING THE GAME.

I JUST THINK THAT HE'S SCAREDTO SHOW IT.

- CAN I SEEWHAT YOU GOT AGAIN?

- [laughs]THAT'S YOU.

- I DON'T CARE WHAT DESIGNIS HANDED TO ME.

I'M GONNA DOA REALLY STRONG TATTOO

AND STILL WINTHIS GODDAMN THING.

- CANVASES, ONE-BY-ONE,PLEASE READ THE ARTIST'S NAME

ON THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SKULL.

- LYDIA.

- GENTLE JAY.

- HALO.

- I'M NOT GOING HOME.

- JIM.

- MELISSA?

- SCOTT.

- IT FEELS NICE TO SMASHIN PEOPLE'S FACE

THAT I'M COMING BACKWITH A VENGEANCE.

I'VE DEFINITELY GOTA FIRE UNDER MY ASS.

- KYLE?

- SAUSAGE.

- MATTI.

- KING RUCK.

- REMEMBER, ARTISTS,AFTER THE ELIMINATION TATTOO,

THE HUMAN CANVAS JURYWILL VOTE ON THE TATTOO

THAT THEY THINK IS THE WORST,

AND PUT ONE ARTISTUP FOR ELIMINATION,

AND WINNEROF THE TATTOO OF THE DAY

WILL ALSO PUT AN ARTISTUP FOR ELIMINATION.

YOU WILL HAVE SIX HOURSTO CREATE A COVER-UP.

BASED ON YOUR WORK,TWO OF YOU WILL BE CLOSING SHOP.

GOOD LUCK.

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