Elimination Tattoo: DC Comics Characters: Part I

  • Season 3
  • Aired 09/10/2013
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The artists are tested on their consistency by having to tattoo DC Comics supervillains onto their human canvases.

- WELCOME TOTHE ELIMINATION TATTOO.

THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO PROVE

YOU DESERVE TO STAYHERE ANOTHER WEEK,

AND FIGHT FOR THE TITLEOF INK MASTER.

YOU'LL BE JUDGEDBY OLIVER PECK,

CHRIS NUNEZ, AND MYSELF.

WE ALSO HAVEA SPECIAL GUEST JUDGE.

A SELF-TAUGHT ILLUSTRATOR

AND RECENTLY APPOINTED ARTIST

ON D.C. COMICS BEST-SELLER, BATMAN.

HE IS BEST KNOWNFOR HIS 80-ISSUE RUN

ON THE COMIC SPAWN.

GREG CAPULLO.

- COMIC BOOKS ARE BIG,AND BALLSY, AND COLORFUL.

TATTOOS NEED TO FOLLOWTHE SAME RULES,

WHICH MEANS, A IMAGE THAT CANBE EASILY INTERPRETED

FROM A DISTANCE AWAY.

THAT'S WHAT MAKESAN ICONIC FIGURE THAT POPS.

- I'M SUPER EXCITEDTHAT GREG CAPULLO IS HERE.

HE'S AN AMAZINGCOMIC BOOK ARTIST.

I HAVE BOXESOF COMIC BOOKS AT HOME,

AND I'M DEFINITELY FAMILIARWITH HIS ARTWORK.

- AS YOU KNOW, WE'RE NOTYOUR ONLY CRITICS.

EACH WEEK, SPIKE AND TACO BELLARE GIVING VIEWERS

THE OPPORTUNITY TO GOTO INKMASTER.SPIKE.COM,

AND VOTE FOR THE TATTOOTHAT THEY THINK IS THE BEST.

AMERICA'S VOTE WILL HAVEA MASSIVE IMPACT

ON THE LIVE FINALE.

THIS WEEK,WE'RE TESTING CONSISTENCY.

- CONSISTENCY IS BEING ABLETO SHOW

PRETTY MUCH THE SAME THINGOVER AND OVER AGAIN.

- YOU MUST BE ABLE TOTATTOO UNIFORM LINES,

SHADING, AND COLOR, GIVINGYOUR DESIGN A HARMONIOUS LOOK.

THERE'S NO BETTER TEST OFCONSISTENCY THAN AN IMAGE

SO ICONIC THAT ANYINCONSISTENCY WILL BE OBVIOUS.

COMIC BOOK CHARACTERS.

- YES! THE CHALLENGES OFPULLING OFF COMIC BOOK TATTOO

ARE MAKING IT AS DIRECT TOTHE COMIC CHARACTER AT HAND.

PEOPLE THAT ARE COMIC NERDS,WHICH, I SAY THAT PROUDLY,

THEY KNOWWHEN SOMETHING'S OFF.

- FOUNDED IN 1934,D.C. COMICS IS HOME

TO THE WORLD'S GREATESTSUPERHEROES,

LIKE THE GREEN LANTERN,SUPERMAN, AND WONDER WOMAN,

AND OF COURSE, BATMAN.

BUT THIS WEEK, YOU WON'T BETATTOOING A SUPERHERO.

YOU MUST TATTOO...A SUPERVILLAIN.

- WITHOUT VILLAINS,YOU HAVE NO NEED FOR HEROES.

GENERALLY, VILLAINSARE MORE DYNAMIC

THAN THE HERO THEMSELVES.

- LET'S MEETYOUR CANVASSES.

- JOSHUA, YOU WONTHE FLASH CHALLENGE,

AND YOU NOW HAVE THE POWER TOASSIGN ALL HUMAN CANVASSES.

THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TOWREAK SOME HAVOC.

GO AHEADAND ASSIGN THE SKULLS.

- I'M TRYING TO MAKE SURETHAT NOBODY EXCEPT FOR ME

GETS AN EASY DAY.

I KNOW EXACTLYWHAT THEIR WEAKNESSES ARE.

I DEFINITELY AM PLAYINGTHE MENTAL GAME HARD RIGHT.

IS ANYBODY HEREINTERESTED IN GETTING

A PORTRAIT STYLE SUPERVILLAIN?

- I WOULD DO PORTRAIT.

- HE MIGHT ACTUALLYGIVE THAT TO JIME,

TO TEST JIME'SPORTRAIT SKILLS.

THAT'S A SMART MOVE.

- ANYA, CATWOMAN.

- I'M CLAUDIA,AND THIS IS POISON IVY.

- I DEFINITELY WANTTHE POISON IVY.

HERE'S THE MAGICAL QUESTIONAT HAND--

IS JOSHUA GONNA LOOK OUTFOR US UNDERDOGS,

OR IS HE GONNA PULL SOMEOTHER BULL[bleep]?

- I'M AMELIA,AND THIS IS DARKSEID.

- AND HOW BIG DO YOU WANT IT?- PREFER THE WHOLE CALF.

- IF JOSHUA SCREWS ME,THEN [bleep] THAT KID.

I'M WEARING HIS TATTOO.HE'S WEARING MINE.

WE'VE BEEN IFFY BEFORE.

IT'S VERY POSSIBLEHE'LL SCREW ME.

- CANVASES, ONE BY ONE,

PLEASE READTHE ARTIST'S NAME

ON THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SKULL.

- JOSHUA.

- PEOPLE COME TO MEFROM ALL AROUND THE WORLD

TO GET PORTRAITS DONE.

IT'S DEFINITELY MY SPECIALTY,

AND I'M SUPER EXCITED TO BEABLE TO SHOW WHAT I CAN DO.

- JOEY.

- JIME.

- TURNS OUT,HE PULLED SOME BULL[bleep].

COME ON, JOEY'S GONNAKILL ANYTHING

THAT HAS TO DO WITH A COOLPIN-UP, AND SO IS JIME.

WHAT THE HELLARE YOU THINKING, JOSHUA?

- TATU BABY.

- KYLE.

- JOSH GAVE METHE ABSOLUTE HARDEST ONE

HE POSSIBLY COULD.

[bleep] THAT KID.

- JACKIE.

- JASON.

- IT'S OBVIOUS AT THIS POINT

THAT JOSHUA'S GUNNINGFOR MYSELF AND JACKIE.

JOSHUA'S FULL OF [bleep].

YOU'RE PLAYING A STUPID GAME.

YOU'RE GETTIN' READY TOLOSE YOURSELF, IDIOT.

- REMEMBER, ARTISTS,AFTER THE ELIMINATION TATTOO,

THE HUMAN CANVAS JURYWILL VOTE ON THE TATTOO

THAT THEY THINK IS THE WORST,

AND PUT ONE ARTIST UPFOR ELIMINATION.

YOU MAY NOW CONSULTWITH YOUR HUMAN CANVASES.

THEN, YOU WILL HAVESIX HOURS TO COMPLETE

YOUR SUPERVILLAIN TATTOO.

BASED ON YOUR WORK,ONE OF YOU WILL CLOSE SHOP.

GOOD LUCK.

- CONSISTENCY COMES INTO PLAYIN ALL TATTOOS.

IT'S YOUR LINE WEIGHT, IT'SYOUR SHADING, IT'S YOUR VALUES.

IT'S EVERYTHING THAT GOESINTO CREATING A SUPERVILLAIN.

- I THINK I DO LIKE ITMORE REAL, LESS CARTOON.

- THAT WHIPS GONNA BE A LOT.DO YOU LIKE THAT?

- I WANTED TO TRY TOWORK IN THE CATS.

- DUDE, I DON'T KNOW WHAT ANGLEYOU WENT ON THIS ONE, MAN,

BUT I'M [bleep] PUMPEDON THIS.

- I JUST THOUGHT ABOUT IT.I WAS LIKE, "YOU KNOW WHAT?

"[bleep], IF I'M GONNA WIN,IT'S GONNA BE

BECAUSE I DID SOMESICK [bleep]."

NEW SCHOOLTHIS THING UP, BUDDY.

I'LL JUST WATCH YOU FRICKIN'

ENJOY YOUR WAYOUT OF THIS COMPETITION.

- I LOVE THE FLAMESBEHIND HIM,

AND THAT HIS FIST ISJUST KIND OF, LIKE, A BALL...

- OH, THE EXPLOSION HERE.- YEAH.

- THIS YELLOW AND ORANGEBACKGROUND MAY BE SOMETHING

THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DOIN THE TIMEFRAME.

- I'M NOT CRAZY ABOUT JUSTTHE PORTRAIT OF THE FACE.

MY BIG FEAR WAS I DIDN'T WANTJUST HIM ON ME.

I NEEDED SOME KIND OF OTHERELEMENTS TO BREAK IT UP.

- I WOULD ASK YOUIF YOU WOULD RECONSIDER.

YOU'LL BE SOMETHING BIGGER

THAT YOU CAN GETMORE DETAIL INTO.

- NO.

- I FEEL LIKE I JUST KEEPGETTING SCREWED.

SHE DEFINITELY WANTS WHAT ISAN IMPOSSIBLE TATTOO

TO BE DONE.

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