(audience applauding) – The judges have decided. Anthony, you do have what it takes to be Ink Master! (audience cheers) Congratulations. (rock music) Anthony, come on down, tell us about this, man. – So going up against these guys, I couldn’t slack, you know, I really had to be strategic, competitive, I wanted to represent
– Congratulations. You’ve survived the first week. [all exclaim at once] Stand united as a team or divided you could fall. – Tough for some of these teams. – Good luck with the South. – One thing is certain, only one of you will earn $100,000, a feature in “Inked” magazine, and the title of
Speaker 1: Welcome to New York City. Group: Yeah. Speaker 1: Since 1886, the Statue of Liberty has welcomed immigrants to this country from all across the world. She stands as a symbol of hope, freedom and the American dream. Jimmy Snaz: America baby. Speaker 1: And all of you come here with one dream
– The south is known for their greasy food, barbecue, all the good stuff. But I’m vegan, so I’m just gonna eat this kale. (upbeat music) – When I found out this season was turf war, and we’d be representing the south, I was really excited – Woo, dirty south. – Y’all better watch out.
– The winters in Chicago are just brutal. They’re so cold. And I think deep-dish was invented to warm the soul. (intense music) – This turf war is just getting started. – You’re damn right. – Yeah. – My name is Frank Ready, I’m from Midwest City, Oklahoma, and I’ve been tattooing for 15 years.
– Okay, artists. You have six hours to tattoo your canvas’ sternum, and your time starts…now. – All right, team. Get ’em. – Let’s get to it. – Stand in front of me, and then I’ll put the stencil on and everything.– We’re testing technical application,and for this elimination tattoo,everybody has to tattoo the sternum.–