Meet the Midwest
Season 13 • 12/22/2019
Team Midwest members Frank Ready, Jerrel Larkins, Jordan Allred, Kelly Severtson and Jake Parsons discuss what sets their team apart and their backgrounds in tattooing.
Ink MasterS13 Meet the Cast of Ink Master: Turf War
The judges reveal what's new on Season 13 of Ink Master, and the competitors share why their home regions have made them the better tattoo artists.
Ink MasterS13 Meet the South
Jason Elliott, Money Mike Thornton, Nychelle Elise, Patrick Flynn and Jordi Pla rep the South and are determined to prove their doubters wrong by winning the $100,000 prize.
Ink MasterS13 Meet the East
Team East members Jessa Bigelow, K Lenore Siner, Emac, Drew Hicks and Jimmy Snaz talk about representing their home states and their journeys to becoming tattoo artists.
Ink MasterS13 Meet the West
Team West's Angel Rose, Bob Jones, Raul Ugarte, Hiram Casas and Arlene Salinas are all about teamwork and bank on their abilities to pinpoint their opponents' weaknesses.
Ink Master: Rivals - Eliminated Artist Interviews15 Videos
Ink MasterS5 E1Eliminated Artist Interview: Inking with the Enemy
The first eliminated artist chokes back tears of embarrassment after a rival picked the perfect design challenge to exploit her weaknesses.
Ink MasterS5 E2Eliminated Artist Interview: Pin-Up Pitfalls
The most recently eliminated artist explains how the pressure of the competition hampered his work and kept him from showing the judges his full potential.
Ink MasterS5 E3Eliminated Artist Interview: Head to Headache
The latest artist sent packing accuses the judges of doing a "disservice to the competition" by eliminating him so early but takes solace in the fact that he ended a feud.
Ink MasterS5 E4Eliminated Artist Interview: Geishas Gone Wrong
The most recently eliminated artist reflects on his final tattoo, saying he did what the client wanted instead of what the judges preferred.
Ink MasterS5 E5Eliminated Artist Interview: Glass on Blast
The latest artist eliminated feels blindsided by being sent home, but vows that his Ink Master experience will only make him a stronger artist.
Ink MasterS5 E6Eliminated Artist Interview: Cheek to Cheek
Even though the most recently eliminated artist got beaten at his own game, he's not letting the defeat discourage him.
Ink MasterS5 E7Eliminated Artist Interview: Three's a Crowd
The latest artist sent packing takes pride in having beaten one rival and vows to take down another contestant outside the competition.
Ink MasterS5 E8Eliminated Artist Interview: Ink My Oosik
The most recently eliminated artist disagrees with the judges' decision and takes pride in his ability to work with canvases rather than getting confrontational.
Ink MasterS5 E9Eliminated Artist Interview: Virgin Blood
The latest artist sent home stands by her upper-arm portrait tattoo and vows to use the Ink Master experience to make her stronger.
Ink MasterS5 E10Eliminated Artist Interview: Cold-Blooded
The latest artist sent home argues that the gradation on her final tattoo was not worthy of elimination but admits she should have been humbler throughout the competition.
Ink MasterS5 E11Eliminated Artist Interview: Up in Smoke
An artist sent home for multiple rule violations despite his strong tattooing owns up to his mistakes and takes solace in having proved someone who doubted him wrong.
Ink MasterS5 E12Eliminated Artist Interview: Heads Will Roll
The most recently eliminated artist feels blindsided by being sent home after nailing a difficult back-of-skull tattoo and vows to hold on to the competitive fire within him.
Ink MasterS5 E13Eliminated Artist Interview: Painstaking Portraits
The latest artist sent home insists that he precisely executed his portrait tattoo and struggles to understand why the judges didn't feel the same way.
Ink MasterS5 E14Eliminated Artist Interview: Firing Squad
The most recently eliminated artist still feels he belongs in the top three but thinks the pressure of the competition got to him.