Season 1 finale. A winner is named after the human canvasses allow the artists to tattoo whatever they want on their skin.
The Season 3 opener finds the 16 competing tattoo artists in a prison, tasked with inking inmates. Among this season's competitors is Katherine "Tatu Baby" Flores, a Season 2 artist who was eliminated but voted back by viewers.
The artists must give realistic tattoos of blood and organs; and a betrayal leads to hostility. NFL running back Chris Johnson is guest judge.
Skimpy lingerie heats up the flash challenge, and a major twist awaits the artists as they fight to avoid elimination.
The artists are tasked with assembling tattoo machines from scratch and then using them on the human canvases. Meanwhile, the house turns on Joshua.
The artists cover up scars before creating Day of the Dead tattoos, a Tatu Baby specialty.
A wild Flash Challenge features hot models and jungle animals. Then, the judges are sent reeling by the artists' Asian-style tattoos; and Jime gives Joshua a taste of his own medicine.
Tempers flare when artists get the chance to work on Dave; an unlikely artist wins the Flash Challenge; and multiple human canvasses are left with bad tattoos.
The artists take on eyelid tattoos, and Tatu Baby fights back when Joshua goes on the attack. Then, a portrait challenge sees one canvas get inked with an image of Dave.
Military heroes are honored on the deck of the USS Intrepid. Then, the artists ink head tattoos, and Oliver has a meltdown.
This is a 4-min. long special sneak peek preview of the upcoming 6th season.
In an elite battle of heavyweights, four Ink Master winners collide to prove they are the best of the best. Egos clash as they compete in extreme challenges and create insane art to earn a second Ink Master victory.
The final three artists reveal two master canvases; eliminated artists return and confront each other for the first time since the competition; a winner is crowned.
The final three artists tattoo for America's vote, and the eliminated artists return for a fiery confrontation; a 24-hour chest tattoo determines the winner.
In the season premiere, tattooing is a team sport as artists from nine of America’s best shops arrive ready to battle it out for a massive $200K and the first ever title of Master Shop.
A massive twist shakes up the competition and a painstaking Flash Challenge puts relationships to the test.
A fiery veteran artist returns, taking the competition by storm; a difficult Flash Challenge exposes weaknesses in the shops.
The competition gets even tougher when the artists are tested on technical application with individual tattoos; two veteran artists return.
Some shops lose their composure as they butt heads during a grueling elimination tattoo.
Shops crumble as the tension between teammates intensifies.
One of the competition's most infamous veterans returns to shake up the game.
An emotional Flash Challenge brings the artists to tears, and the Alliance becomes a target when a bullet-proof pair of veterans return to battle it out for the title.
The artists can't find any relief in a sculptural Flash Challenge. Things only get hairier during the Elimination Tattoo when the artists are faced with the infamous Pin-Up challenge.
The final Veteran shop returns to fight for the first ever title of Master Shop. Skull picks are key to the precision strike leveled at the opposing alliance as the battle for 200K continues.
With no flash challenge, the artists think they've got it all figured out until a massive twist sends them reeling. Four Horsemen tattoos bring on the end of days for one pair of artists.
A painful elimination tattoo has the artists in the pits, and a massive twist sends them reeling.
The artists put the saying, "the customer is always right," to the test when they must sell themselves to their canvases for the chance to tattoo.
The final three shops battle it out for $200k and the first ever title of Master Shop.
Three of the most skilled Ink Masters return for a new challenge, but instead of battling alone they’ll coach teams of the top tattoo artists nationwide. The epic battle for $100K and the title of Ink Master begins.
The Competition is fierce and the Masters must coach their team in season 10’s first Flash Challenge, testing fundamentals. Some artists find their way in the Elimination Tattoo, but one hits a dead end and is sent packing.
The Masters face off to ensure the survival of their team. Proportion skills are put to the test when the artists tattoo Greek deities.
The coaches step in during a team flash challenge. The artists' ingenuity is tested with mash-up tattoos.
Precision skills are put to the test when the artists must create masterpieces with hole punches. One of the coaches may put his own skin on the line.
The coaches must lead by example when they're forced to tattoo the under chin in a Master's Faceoff. The artists' adaptability is tested with undead tattoos.
Team dynamics are put to the test when a tag-team challenge shakes the competition to its core. The Coaches must make a difficult decision as the battle continues for 100K and the title of Ink Master.
The devil is in the details when the artists must tattoo intricate Technicolor hot-air balloons. The battle is heating up for 100K and the title of Ink Master.
Teamwork is the name of the game in a series of Tag Team Tattoo Challenges. A massive twist forces one Team's Artists to turn on their own.
The smaller the tattoo, that harder the coaches may fall in a micro Masters Face Off. In the Elimination Tattoo, one artist takes a blow to the chest and is sent packing.
The heat of the competition is higher than ever when the artists test composition using melted wax.
The stakes are higher than ever when the artists match the designs of their coaches. In a freehand face off, one artist falls out of the competition for good.
One Team leaves their mark on a wood staining Flash Challenge testing contrast, and one Artist packs their machine and leaves the Competition for good. The battle continues on for $100K and the title of Ink Master.
The teams fall apart and one artist falls down for good as the grudge match continues for $100K and the title of Ink Master.
Cleen and Christian must tattoo head to head to save their artists from elimination. The battle continues for $100,000 and the title of Ink Master.
There's no place to hide in the Elimination Tattoo when the artists must tattoo their canvases in difficult spots.
It's survival of the fittest when Teams Christian and Cleen must tattoo epic battle scenes head-to-head. The grudge match continues for $100,000 and the title of Ink Master.
The artists step aside and put faith in their coaches as Cleen and Christian each tattoo four canvases in a head-to-head marathon. The artists must then tattoo galaxies and one is sent to outer space.
The artists must scour the depths of their imagination to create mind-bending masterpieces with sidewalk chalk. The grudge match continues for $100K and the title of Ink Master.
The coaches face off to save their artists from elimination. Mermaid tattoos take the grudge match to the sea. The battle continues for $100,000 and the title of Ink Master.
The artists are pitted against the opposing coach, as the competition puts the artists' finesse to the test. The Grudge Match continues for $100K and the title of Ink Master.
The artists must compose an incredible work of art that's completely invisible in the Flash Challenge. One artist gets caught in the splash zone and is sent packing.
The tools are hot but the competition is on fire as the artists battle for control in the Flash Challenge. The battle heats up for $100K and the title of Ink Master.
With only six artists remaining, the power to control the game is everything. The battle for $100,000 and the title of Ink Master is more intense than ever before when the artists must collaborate to create powerful tattoos.
There's nowhere to hide when the artists are tested in precision portraiture. One artist misses the mark and is sent packing. The battle continues for $100,000 and the title of Ink Master.
Christian Buckingham and Cleen Rock One return to settle the grudge match once and for all. The battle concludes as the top three artists reveal their 35-hour master canvas tattoos and one artist wins the title of Ink Master.
18 Artists arrive ready to fight for themselves but instead find they must work in teams divided by gender. Battle lines are drawn, then tested, in the Ink Master Battle of the Sexes. In the end, only one will win $100k and the title of Ink Master.
Team leaders emerge in a shocking new season-long twist that sends the Artists a wake-up call and shakes up the Competition. The Battle of the Sexes continues for $100K and the title of Ink Master.
The artists must fight even harder to win the Battle of the Sexes as the field thins and the competition intensifies; one artist is not wired properly for the competition and must pack up and close shop.
The judges are looking for color contrast and the artists are out for blood with full color neo-traditional animal tattoos.
It's every man or woman for themselves when the artists are subject to a blind critique.
The artists must put needle to skin consistently to take out their competitors; the battle of the sexes continues for $100K and the title of Ink Master.
The artists go head-to-head in a test of technical application, and the losers fight for their survival in an elimination tattoo challenge dictated by the victors.
The artists think outside the box as they show their understanding of color theory, then get a crash course in new school style from their coaches Jime Litwalk and Kelly Doty.
Composition must be perfect as the remaining competitors draw freehand tattoos on their canvases, and coaches James Vaughn and Megan Jean Morris offer the artists advice.
The battle for the grand prize and title of Ink Master continues as the judges test the artists' adaptability.
The artists find themselves in a dicey situation with confrontational coaches Josh Payne and Nikki Simpson.
The competition tests the artists' ability to market themselves when the power is in the hands of the canvases.
The artists are on their own in a test of finesse as the six remaining competitors fight for the cash prize and the title of Ink Master.
It's a battle of the sexes as the men's team takes aim at the women during an illustrative portrait challenge.
The last four artists remaining battle it out in a tattoo marathon to secure their spot in the season finale.
Seven veteran artists battle it out in the "Clash of the Coaches Face Off." The battle of the sexes comes to an end as the three finalists reveal their 35-hour Master Canvas tattoos and one artist wins the title of Ink Master.
Teams must unify or die in a two-day tattoo marathon that's all about collaboration, then the losers fight for survival with full-bodied American traditional fairy tattoos.
To test legibility, the teams spin intricate designs with yarn on outdoor canvases, then get technical with schematic tattoos.
To test their consistency, each team must work on a single canvas at the same time to create a tattoo series representing either earth, wind, water or fire.
After the teams create colorful murals by inserting cups into chain-linked fences, the artists are tasked with tattooing neon-light pieces.
The teams must prove their adaptability while they each work on multiple tattoos and canvasses at the same time, and the Face Off Tattoo comes with a surprise.
The teams put their knowledge of color theory to the test while concocting candy creations, and new school food is on the menu for the elimination tattoo challenge.
Competitors must win a suspended-art flash challenge for the right to assign canvases in the notoriously difficult pinup tattoo elimination.
The 10 remaining artists must set themselves apart from their regional teams and face off in head-to-head individual battles, and two competitors are sent home.
Jerrel is chafed by his team while creating a mural out of toasted bread, then the artists are tasked with tattooing realistic U.S. landmarks.
The artists must show their versatility and tattoo line drawings created by another contestant, but an unexpected twist shakes up an alliance's strategy.
Working solo to test their precision, the artists must create mural designs using only staples, then tattoo portraits of senior citizens.
The artists create one-of-a-kind designs on protective headgear in the Flash Challenge, and composition is key for a daunting elimination tattoo featuring Japanese cranes.
Five artists must tattoo a subject and style chosen by their competitors in an elimination challenge, followed by a 13-hour tattooing marathon to send a second artist home.