ELIMINATED ARTIST INTERVIEWS - SEASON 11
From phallic-looking koi fish to overlooked details, the eliminated artists of Season 11 react to the judges' critiques after getting sent home.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: The Tattoo Just Fell a Little Bit Short
The latest artist to go home reflects on her personal growth throughout the competition despite falling short so close to the finale.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: Falling on a Sword for the Canvas
Despite being eliminated, Angel holds her head high and doesn’t have any regrets looking back on her Ink Master experience.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: It Wasn’t My Time to Go Home
Eliminated artist JP thinks that it was Team Cleen’s cunning strategy (and not his own work) that caused him to be sent home.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: Embarrassed and Angry
The first four artists eliminated from Season 11 vent their frustrations at biting off more than they could chew and making rookie mistakes that put them out so early.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: Heartbreak and Disappointment
The latest artist to go home reflects on the judges' expectations and who's lucky when it comes to this elimination.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: From the Top to the Bottom
After impressive showings in the first few rounds of competition, eliminated artist Tiara feels she should have been given a shot at redemption instead of being sent home.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: High-Pressure Competition
Due to a pre-existing heart condition exacerbated by mounting pressure from the competition, Oba is forced out of the race.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: It's All in the Details
Jamie is sent packing after flubbing the anatomy of a colorful Japanese-style dragon wrist tattoo.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: No Babysitter Required
Stacy is disappointed to be eliminated, but she finds some comfort in the fact that she didn’t need as much assistance as her rival.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: A Learning Experience
Though Austin came into the competition with a lot of confidence, the eliminated artist learned that it isn’t enough.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: Sometimes You Just Get a Bad Skull Pick
This eliminated artist defends his final tattoo and claims he did the best he could with the tough canvas he was given.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: A Second Guess Is a Ticket Home
The eliminated artist reflects on their mistake of second-guessing the challenge and the motivation that comes with not being named Ink Master.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: When the Pressure Gets to You
The latest artist to go home reflects on his Ink Master experience, and, despite his disappointment, he is proud to lose to people he respects and looks up to.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: Standing by the Work
Even though his over-detailed designs were his demise, this eliminated artist is happy to have made his family proud.
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Eliminated Artist Interview: My Biggest Downfall Was Joining Team Christian
Looking back on his Ink Master experience, the eliminated artist admits he feels betrayed by his teammates but has no regrets about the tattoos he created.
ELIMINATED ARTIST INTERVIEWS - SEASON 1215 Videos
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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