[upbeat music]♪– Welcome. Each time an artist is eliminated, this competition gets more and more intense. You must be ready to out-tattoo anyone. You’ve made it this far, but only one will earn $100,000, a feature in “Inked” magazine, and the title of Ink Master. This week, we’re testing precision. – You have to be
– All right, Matti called the shot. You have six hours to tattoo a Venetian mask. And your time… starts… now. – Awesome. – Just look straight ahead for me. – This week we’re testing the artists on detail. There’s basically endless amounts of different stylesof Venetian masks and different detailsthey can put into these
– Welcome. Chris and Oliver are narrowing each of their teams to the five strongest artists. One more artist from each team will be eliminated before all of you battle each other. Last week, Team Peck competed, so Team Nuñez, you’re up for elimination. This is your last chance to make it into Chris’s top
♪– Welcome. Only five of you remain– Three on Team Peck and Two on Team Nuñez. You are all very close to earning $100,000, a feature in “Inked” magazine, and the title of Ink Master. – Ahh. – Also on the line is a guest spot at Chris’ shop, Hand Crafted, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
– Okay, artists, you have six hours to tattoo an hourglass showing detail, and your time starts… now. – Let’s do this. – Yay! – Okay, let’s go. – Let’s get this thing done.[rock music]– Hourglasses can be done so many different ways.It’s a chance for someone to really shineif they’re good with their detail.
[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] GIAN, AMERICA ASSIGNED YOU JAPANESE. LET’S HEAR WHAT THE JUDGES THINK. AND I’M GOING TO GO TO CHRIS ON THIS ONE FIRST. >>WELL GIAN T TATTOO IS BEAUTIFUL. THE DRAWING REALLY REALLY NICE. I REALLY LOVE THE ELEMENTS YOU PUT IN. YOU DID A GREAT JAPANESE TATTOO. ONE OF THE
♪– Welcome. Only six of you remain. Half of you will compete in the live finale, and half of you will go home empty-handed. Only one of you will win $100,000, a feature in “Inked” magazine, and the title of Ink Master.– I’m so close to the finale right now,I can taste it. – This
– My name is Thom Bulman, I’m representing Classic Trilogy Tattoos. ‘Cause, I’ve been tattooing 10 years. – My name is Derek, I’m representing Classic Trilogy Tattoo. I’ve been tattooing for 12 years. We’re very similar artists, we’re just on different pages. – [Thom] Yeah. – Like we do the same stuff, just totally different