The nation's top tattoo artists compete for a grand prize.
Semi-nude models bring the heat and a game changing twist is revealed. Josh proves he's back with a vengeance.
Josh ignites rivalries and sparks fly. Two Artists receive an advantage no one in the competition has ever had and their cutthroat strategy.
Vendettas have the Artists at each other's throats. The skull pick gets personal and the pressure is on when the Artists tattoo Nunez' specialty... .
The artists must make art by sand blasting glass while trying to survive working in teams; when the artists tattoo head-to-head, rivalries explode; Emily makes a new enemy.
Artists must complete 12 hour gluteus maximus tattoos, but when they must finish each others' tattoos, Emily plays dirty. Also, one artist experiences a medical emergency.
The pressure is on when the Artists take on Oliver's specialty- and it's tripled when they have to work in teams. Blame is the name of the game.
The artists must scrimshaw walrus penises and face their pickiest canvases to date; one artist loses their cool and another is eliminated.
Jason's anxiety could take him out after virgin canvases get their first tattoos.
Artists use blood for ink in the Flash Challenge, then go head to head against guest judge Tommy Montoya; Emily goes over the edge.
Josh causes a controversy that could get him kicked out of the competition for good. The Artists tattoo amputees where their limbs once were.
The opportunity to ink football player Deangelo Williams as he honors his mother who dies of breast cancer; a medical emergency after head tattoos sends a canvas over the edge.
Artists go head to head tattooing the same portrait on two family members. Some family members are left with jacked tattoos as the portrait subject.
It's down to the wire as the Artists battle for a top 4 spot - to survive they must impress 3 tattoo heavyweights criticizing their every move.
The last four artists battle it out with emotional outbursts, explosive fights, incredible tattoos and total fails.
The final three Artists reveal their 35 hour back pieces. The sparks fly when all 18 rival Artists return to give the lowdown on whose rivalries still.