Elimination Tattoo: X-Men Color Portraits: Part I

  • Season 4
  • Aired 03/25/2014
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The artists are tested on technical precision as they are tasked with tattooing color portraits of X-Men characters. Matti assigns the human canvases and decides to go toe-to-toe with Scott.

- WELCOMETO THE ELIMINATION TATTOO.

DON'T SCREW IT UP,

OR YOU'LL BE PACKINGYOUR MACHINES FOR GOOD.

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

BUT WE'RE NOTYOUR ONLY CRITICS.

ONCE AGAIN, VIEWERS AT HOMEWILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY

TO GO TO INKMASTER.SPIKE.COMAND VOTE FOR THE TATTOO

THAT THEY THINK IS THE BEST.

AMERICA'S VOTE WILL HAVEA MASSIVE IMPACT

AT THE LIVE FINALE.

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

TO WIN TATTOO OF THE DAY,BECAUSE THE WINNER

MUST PUT ONE ARTIST UPFOR ELIMINATION.

THIS WEEK, WE ARE TESTINGTECHNICAL PRECISION.

- IF YOU DON'T HAVETECHNICAL PRECISION,

YOUR LINES WON'T BEIN THE RIGHT SPOT,

YOUR SHADING WON'T BE SOLID.

YOU'LL BASICALLYJUST MAKE A MESS.

- TODAY, YOU'D BETTERBE ON YOUR "A" GAME,

BECAUSE YOU'RE TATTOOINGTHE TOUGHEST TEST

OF TECHNICAL PRECISION,

A COLOR PORTRAIT.

- THIS ISN'T SOMETHINGTHAT'S EASY.

IF YOU CAN'T TECHNICALLY TATTOO

THE SHADOWSAND THE PRECISE LINES,

IT'S NOT GONNA LOOKLIKE THE PORTRAIT,

PLAIN AND SIMPLE.

- BUT THAT IS NOT ALL.

YOU MUST TATTOO COLOR PORTRAITSOF CHARACTERS

WHO ARE RECOGNIZABLETO MILLIONS OF FANS

ALL OVER THE WORLD--

X-MEN.

- SWEET.

- OH, [bleep].

I CAN'T SCREW THIS UP,OR FANS AROUND THE WORLD

ARE GONNA GO,"WHAT THE HELL DID YOU JUST DO?"

- LET'S MEET YOUR CANVASES.

MATTI,YOU WON THE FLASH CHALLENGE.

YOU NOW HAVE THE POWERTO ASSIGN ALL HUMAN CANVASES.

THIS IS YOUR CHANCETO USE YOUR POWERS.

- I KNOW WHO I THINK'SAT THE TOP

AND WHO I NEED TO KNOCK OUT.

- ROGUE.

- WHERE YOU THINKINGABOUT PUTTING THIS?

- ON THE RIGHT SIDEOF MY RIBS.

- ON THE RIBS?

- ALL THE OTHER ARTISTS AREGONNA BE GUNNING FOR ME NOW,

BUT I SAY, BRING IT.

- THE BEAST ON THE LEFT CHEST.

- COOL.

- I DO NOT WANT TO TATTOO BEAST.

IT'S JUST A CRAZY MESSOF PURPLISH-BLUE HAIR.

- WOLVERINE.

- [bleep] YEAH.

- AND YOU?- WOLVERINE.

- SCOTT'S BEEN IN THE TOPOF THIS COMPETITION,

AND I WANT TO SEE HOW I CANSTACK UP AGAINST THE TOP.

- BISHOP.I WANT IT ON MY CALF.

- YOU THINKING ABOUT DOINGFULL BODY LIKE THAT?

- YEAH.

- I DEFINITELY WANT MATTITO START HEADHUNTING

FOR THE BIGGEST THREATSTO HIM AND TO ME.

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

ON THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SKULL.

- GENTLE JAY.

- HALO.

- LYDIA.

- KYLE.

- I GET BEAST.

I GOT A LOT OF [bleep]-YOUSTO GIVE OUT,

AND MATTI'S ONE OF THEM.

- BUBBA.

- ROLAND.

- JIM.

- WE'VE GOT TWO WOLVERINESOUT THERE.

- MATTI.

- SCOTT.- DUDE.

- I GOT THE OPPORTUNITY,

AND I'M GONNA GO HEAD-TO-HEADWITH SCOTT MARSHALL TODAY.

- MATTI'S TAKING A BIG GAMBLE.

- LET'S GET THIS OVER WITH.

- MELISSA.

- CAN'T DO IT.

- KING RUCK.

- KEITH.

- SAUSAGE.

- OH, YOU GOT A GOOD ONE.

- REMEMBER, ARTISTS.

THE WINNER OF TATTOO OF THE DAYWILL PUT ONE ARTIST

UP FOR ELIMINATION,AND THE HUMAN CANVAS JURY

WILL VOTE ON THE TATTOOTHAT THEY THINK IS THE WORST,

ALSO PUTTING ONE ARTISTUP FOR ELIMINATION.

YOU HAVE THE REST OF THE EVENING

TO CONSULTWITH YOUR HUMAN CANVASES,

AND TOMORROWYOU WILL HAVE SIX HOURS

TO CREATE A COLOR PORTRAITOF AN X-MEN CHARACTER.

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

GOOD LUCK.

- WHEN YOU DO A COLOR PORTRAIT,

TECHNICAL PRECISIONIS EVERYTHING.

IF YOU DON'T GET THE FEEL OF ITBEING THAT ACTUAL PERSON,

YOUR TATTOO FAILS.

- I CAN BUMP UP SOME COLORIN HERE,

BECAUSE HE'S GOTA REAL DRAMATIC SHADOW ON THERE.

- WE'RE NOT GETTINGTHE HANDS IN.

- NO WAY AT ALL?- OH, NO.

MY LAST COLOR PORTRAITTOOK ME 9 1/2 HOURS.

- I WON THE LAST TWO CHALLENGES.

MATTI TOOK IT THIS TIME,

SO NOW ME AND MATTIARE GOING TOE-TO-TOE.

THIS HAS NOW BECOME A SHOWDOWNWITH THIS WOLVERINE TATTOO.

THE BACK OF THE CALFIS HORRIBLE, SO, YEAH,

IF YOU CAN GIVE ME THAT THIGH,BRO,

THAT'S GONNA GIVE USAN ADVANTAGE.

- YOU GOT THE THIGH, BROTHER.- AWESOME.

I HAVE NEVER BEENSO DETERMINED TO WIN.

SAME SHOT.WHERE YOU DOING YOURS?

- THIGH.- OH, ME TOO, BRO.

- MY CANVAS WANTS TO GETBISHOP TATTOOED ON HIM.

- I'D PREFER THIS ONE...- UH-HUH.

- 'CAUSE IT SHOWSMORE OF HIS SUIT.

- HE'S ONLY GIVING METHE OPPORTUNITY

TO MAKE THE FACETHE SIZE OF MY THUMB.

THE MORE OF THE BODY WE DO,THE LESS DETAIL IN THE FACE.

- BUT IT SHOWS MORE OF, LIKE,THE SUPERHERO FEEL.

AT LEAST UP TO THE WAIST,AT LEAST.

MAYBE BLOW UP HIS FACEA LITTLE?

I DON'T KNOW.

- A PORTRAIT MEANSEXACTLY OFF THE PHOTO.

I COULD REALLYBE IN TROUBLE.

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