Season 13

Episode Guide

Rep Your Region

S13 E1
Jan 7, 2020
The artists tattoo their home states and face blind critiques by the judges, a competitor makes a drastic choice, and patriotic tattoos decide someone's fate in the Face Off.

Clash of the Collages

S13 E2
Jan 14, 2020
The South aims to unify and rebound when the teams are tasked with a postcard mural on the side of a bus, and a compass rose elimination tattoo includes a game-changing twist.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

S13 E3
Jan 21, 2020
Teams must unify or die in a two-day tattoo marathon that's all about collaboration, then the losers fight for survival with full-bodied American traditional fairy tattoos.

Battle Lines

S13 E4
Jan 28, 2020
To test legibility, the teams spin intricate designs with yarn on outdoor canvases, then get technical with schematic tattoos.

Out of Your Element

S13 E5
Feb 4, 2020
To test their consistency, each team must work on a single canvas at the same time to create a tattoo series representing either earth, wind, water or fire.

Off the Chain

S13 E6
Feb 11, 2020
After the teams create colorful murals by inserting cups into chain-linked fences, the artists are tasked with tattooing neon-light pieces.

Head Spin

S13 E7
Feb 18, 2020
The teams must prove their adaptability while they each work on multiple tattoos and canvasses at the same time, and the Face Off Tattoo comes with a surprise.

Sugar Rush

S13 E8
Feb 25, 2020
The teams put their knowledge of color theory to the test while concocting candy creations, and new school food is on the menu for the elimination tattoo challenge.

Artistry On The Line

S13 E9
Mar 3, 2020
Competitors must win a suspended-art flash challenge for the right to assign canvases in the notoriously difficult pinup tattoo elimination.

Every Artist for Themselves

S13 E10
Mar 10, 2020
The 10 remaining artists must set themselves apart from their regional teams and face off in head-to-head individual battles, and two competitors are sent home.

From Toast to Toast

S13 E11
Mar 17, 2020
Jerrel is chafed by his team while creating a mural out of toasted bread, then the artists are tasked with tattooing realistic U.S. landmarks.

Last Draw

S13 E12
Mar 24, 2020
The artists must show their versatility and tattoo line drawings created by another contestant, but an unexpected twist shakes up an alliance's strategy.

There Can Only Be One

S13 E13
Mar 31, 2020
Working solo to test their precision, the artists must create mural designs using only staples, then tattoo portraits of senior citizens.

Compose Yourself

S13 E14
Apr 7, 2020
The artists create one-of-a-kind designs on protective headgear in the Flash Challenge, and composition is key for a daunting elimination tattoo featuring Japanese cranes.

Race to the Finish

S13 E15
Apr 14, 2020
Five artists must tattoo a subject and style chosen by their competitors in an elimination challenge, followed by a 13-hour tattooing marathon to send a second artist home.