The final three compete in the season finale by working on returning clients, tattooing symbols of love.
The season starts with the 14 artists recreating the seven deadly sins.
Pet themed tattoos for animal lovers, but one "skin" demands threatens an artist's chances.
The artists cleanup bad tattoos while they become friends, except for one artist.
The artists tattoo client's loved ones portraits.
The artists tattoo people who have never had a tattoo and their friend or family member.
The artists are assigned a client and tasked with creating a tattoo representing an emotional event in their customer's lives.
The artists will use real life models to inspire pinup tattoos.
The competition begins with 10 tattoo artists needing to cover up bad tattoos.
Artists create memorial tattoos of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
Watch as eliminated contestants get a second chance for redemption in this bracket-style web redemption series. Each week, host Sabina Kelley will judge as 2 artists face off for a chance to make it to the finals, where the winner will receive a $5,000 grand prize. This week, the first two eliminated artists Carolyn and Melvin compete.moreless
The final five artists need to create photo real tattoos, while a "Fast and the Furious" Flash challenge occurs.
This week, last week's winner Melvin defends against Kelly.
Melvin continues to defend his redemption wins against Dollarz this week.
Current redemption leader Melvin is looking to take down latest eliminated artist, Ralph.
The remaining four artists need to show their true love when tattooing their family members.
The last three go head to head in the season finale to tattoo previous skins for the final challenge. The final two will tattoo celebrity skins, Travie McCoy and AJ McLean, and one will be crowned Best Ink.
Starting anew is the theme this week. Whether as comic book superheros or real life personal heroes who get animated tattoos.
The artists work in two of the judges' styles: Nose art pinups and "Blood Puddin" pinups for women expressing Girl Power.
With new host Pete Wentz, 12 new tattoo artists begin competing for $100,000 and a spread in Tattoo magazine.
The artists create a story by tattooing in an unusual art-form.
The artists are paired together to create matching emotional inspired tattoos for family members.
Music loving clients get abstract tattoos and in the flash challenge the contestants decorate Fender guitars.
The artists get in touch with their humorous side with caricatures and tattoos of the lighter side of life.
New redemption leader Ralph faces against his first challenger, Tylor.
Now that Tylor must defend his newly acquired championship against Derek.
Tyler fresh off defending his title, squares against his "showmance" Brittany
When their loved ones visit, the remaining artists put a twist into their sexy pinups.
Nautical themed tattoos are sailing in.
After taking down Tylor last week, Brittany faces off against her rival Ali.
After her win last week, Brittany must now face against the last two eliminated artists. Jerod and DJ after not having the best ink in the main competition are looking for redemption before heading home to their families, but Sabina doesn't decide who wins. With Best Ink season 2 winner Teresa helping judge, the two decide a loser and America will decide the winner.moreless
Chaos ensues when the artists are forced into pairs for joint tattoo work after a "Fight club" type of challenge.
An artist's future in the competition is uncertain after her skin can't continue to be tattooed on the ribs.
Danny can't handle the pressure of the competition and the artists create Asian tattoos.
The artists head to ComiCon to tattoo and Darnell's fate is tested when tattooing on a difficult area.
It's personal when the artists face off against each other and develop bio-mechanical tattoos from Guy Aitchison.