♪ ♪ – Hello San Francisco! [cheers and applause] – We have two amazing artists ready to do some incredible tattoos for you guys. [cheers and applause] – On this side, we have San Francisco’s own Daniel Silva! [cheers and applause] – And on this side, we have “Ink Master” season 8 winner Ryan Ashley!
– Welcome. For the first time ever, you are being coached by artists who have fought through this competition and come out on top. Only one of you will join their elite rank, earning $100,000, a feature in “Inked” magazine and the title of Ink Master. – Yeah! – Nice. – For your first flash
– Hello, Houston! [cheers and applause] – We have two amazing artists ready to do some awesome tattoos. Are you guys ready? [cheers and applause] – On this side, we have Mike Wallace! [cheers and applause] audience members: Mike! Mike! Mike! – And on this side, we have “Ink Master” season eight winner, Ryan Ashley.
– Hello, Oklahoma City! [cheers and applause] – Today we have two super-talented tattoo artists ready to do some amazing tattoos just for you guys. [cheering] – Over here we have Drew Shurtleff! [cheers and applause] [crowd chanting] Drew! Drew! Drew! Okay, and on this side, we have “Ink Master” season eight’s Nikki Simpson. [cheers
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– Okay, artists. You have six hours to show your ingenuity by tattooing a new school design. And your time begins… now. – Sweet! – About time. Let’s do it. – All right.– Doing a new school tattooin a competition setting can be difficult,because there’s a million styles of new school.– Like that? – Just
– All right, guys. Welcome to the face-off. Basilica Tattoo, Golden Skull Tattoo, Old Town Ink, and Artistic Skin Design. Based on your work today, one shop will be eliminated. Bubba, Aaron, Christian, Dane, because you did not tattoo one of the Four Horsemen, you must tattoo in this face-off. – Fair enough. – Your
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There are no more shops entering the competition. So you have made it to the top eight. This puts you in an elite group, as one of your shops will earn $200,000, a feature in “Inked” magazine, and the title of Ink Master. Plus, for the first time ever, the title of Master Shop. –