ELIMINATED ARTIST INTERVIEWS - SEASON 7
The artists discuss the pieces that eliminated them from the competition, including Alex's attempt at surrealism and Season 2 veteran Sarah Miller's portrait flop.
Ink MasterS7 E1
Eliminated Artist Interview: Initiation
It’s always a bummer being the first person eliminated from the competition, but Corey Davis is no sore loser - and says this is not the last you will see of him.
Ink MasterS7 E2
Eliminated Artist Interview: One Man's Trash
With both the human canvas jury and the judges voting against him, the talented Transylvanian tattoo artist had to tip his hat farewell to the competition.
Ink MasterS7 E3
Eliminated Artist Interview: Salt In The Wound
Ashley may have been booted out on her favorite challenge of the season, but she showed how much drive she had and that she was definitely no pushover.
Ink MasterS7 E4
Eliminated Artist Interview: The Devil's In The Details
Picasso’s artistic ability blew the judges away this season, but his technical ability just couldn’t measure up to some of the big dogs in the house.
Ink MasterS7 E5
Eliminated Artist Interview: New School, Old Artist
St. Marq loves tattooing, loves competition, and loves the game – and the judges know that. The self-proclaimed Tattoo God says he’ll continue to strike fear into the hearts of tattoo artists everywhere.
Ink MasterS7 E6
Eliminated Artist Interview: Under Pressure
Even though Alex tried to give every single canvas his all this season, the judges – as well as the human canvas jury – felt his journey had come to an end.
Ink MasterS7 E7
Eliminated Artist Interview: Knuckle Sandwich
It’s a sad day when one of the most impressive female artists to ever compete goes home, but Sarah Miller knows that one thing that can never be taken away from her is her outstanding talent.
Ink MasterS7 E8
Eliminated Artist Interview: Breathing Fire
When veteran James Vaughn stepped in and challenged everyone to ink Japanese dragons, Megan Jean’s design just could not hold up compared to the others.
Ink MasterS7 E9
Eliminated Artist Interview: Sink Or Soar
Sausage chose to go head-to-head with Matti to finally show America who the better artist was. It was ridiculously close…but in the end, the fan favorite artist got sent home.
Ink MasterS7 E9
Eliminated Artist #2 Interview: Sink Or Soar
Jime challenged Cleen Rock One and was hoping for an artistic battle, but ended up with a match in photo realism. He lost to a tough competitor indeed, but left with his head held high.
Ink MasterS7 E10
Eliminated Artist Interview: Shipwrecked
Jesse Smith faced off against Anthony Michaels in an epic 6 hour tattoo where their adaptability was tested. Although he pulled of some cool tricks, Anthony just barely edged him out.
Ink MasterS7 E11
Eliminated Artist Interview: Head In The Game
Even though he outlasted his rival, the judges felt it was closing time for Matti after he turned in a tattoo that looked unfinished because of poor choices he made.
ELIMINATED ARTIST INTERVIEWS - SEASON 1215 Videos
Ink MasterS12 E1
Eliminated Artist Interview: Getting Thrown Under the Ego Bus
Despite being eliminated, the first artist to go home holds his head high and says he doesn't need the Ink Master title to validate his skills.
Ink MasterS12 E2
Eliminated Artist Interview: Choosing to Close Shop
The judges have nothing but respect for the latest artist to go home after she chooses to excuse herself from the competition for mental health reasons.
Ink MasterS12 E3
Eliminated Artist Interview - Coming Up Short
Feeling frustrated with the judges' decision, the latest eliminated artist believes he was held to a higher standard because of his experience level.
Ink MasterS12 E4
Eliminated Artist Interview: If It Hadn't Been the Shin
After seeing his journey on Ink Master end sooner than expected, the most recently eliminated artist blames placement for his dismissal.
Ink MasterS12 E5
Eliminated Artist Interview: Staying Human
After feeling betrayed by criticism, the most recently eliminated artist takes pride in being honest and kind during the competition.
Ink MasterS12 E6
Eliminated Artist Interview: Not Having Enough Time to Excel
The latest eliminated contestant explains what went wrong on her last tattoo, why this competition didn't play to her strengths and why she's excited to be heading home.
Ink MasterS12 E7
Eliminated Artist Interview: Not a Place for a Nice Guy
The latest eliminated artist talks about having his confidence rattled in the first week, defends his elimination tattoo's readability and says he still believes in himself.
Ink MasterS12 E8
Eliminated Artist Interview: This Isn't the End
The latest artist to go home reflects on the application and time constraints that led to their demise in the elimination tattoo.
Ink MasterS12 E9
Eliminated Artist Interview: The Pressure Was Too Much
The latest eliminated artist looks back at their downfall in the competition, lessons they learned along the way and their newfound confidence.
Ink MasterS12 E10
Eliminated Artist Interview: This Is Still an Awesome Tattoo
The latest eliminated artist defends the tattoo that sent them home and reflects on their highs and lows in the competition.
Ink MasterS12 E11
Eliminated Artist Interview: The Devil Is in the Details
Despite thinking the judges got it wrong, the latest artist to get the boot isn't interested in playing the victim and takes full responsibility for her shortcomings.
Ink MasterS12 E12
Eliminated Artist Interview: Refusing to Play It Safe
The most recently eliminated artist touts their versatility, disagrees with the judges' decision and calls out other competitors for staying in their comfort zones.
Ink MasterS12 E13
Eliminated Artist Interview: "We All Just Want to Get There"
The latest eliminated artist explains why they felt their last tattoo was a sprint that should have been a marathon and talks about being a target from the start.
Ink MasterS12 E14
Eliminated Artist Interview: The Danger of Letting the Canvas Run the Show
The latest eliminated artist thinks a series of bad breaks, from getting overruled by teammates to dealing with an uncooperative canvas, added up to a disqualifying tattoo.
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