Season 6

Episode Guide

Meet Your Maker

S6 E1
Jun 23, 2015
Apprentices and masters put their relationships on the line as they face off in a head-to-head Flash Challenge, and the judges level the playing field with blind critiques.

Fight or Flight

S6 E2
Jun 30, 2015
Oliver's mentor Richard Stell joins as a guest judge to critique American traditional-style tattoos, and a twist puts the power in the hands of the artists.

Sink or Swim

S6 E3
Jul 7, 2015
The artists team up to tattoo underwater ocean scenes on the backs of their canvases' hands, and a stained-glass tattoo sparks an explosive elimination.

Tut for Tat

S6 E4
Jul 14, 2015
The artists team up to adorn sarcophagi in the Flash Challenge, canvases sit for Egyptian-style tattoos, and actor Avan Jogia is a guest judge.

Problem Parts

S6 E5
Jul 28, 2015
The artists use body paint on nude models to create optical illusions, and when canvases demand tattoos on challenging body parts, the artists panic.

Firing Lines

S6 E6
Aug 4, 2015
The pressure is on as tattooing legend Mike Rubendall takes on the artists in the Elimination Tattoo, and a demanding canvas pushes one artist to the brink.


S6 E7
Aug 11, 2015
The artists team up to put their texture skills to the test in an animal-themed Elimination Tattoo, and an unexpected twist results in a shocking elimination.

Composed and Exposed

S6 E8
Aug 18, 2015
Canvases sit for personalized postcard tattoos, and the artists feel the pressure when they're tasked with designing Trash Polka Elimination Tattoos.

Like a Moth to the Flame

S6 E9
Aug 25, 2015
The Flash Challenge gets explosive when the artists paint with fire, the artists design Neptune tattoos, and veteran tattoo artist Justin Weatherholtz joins as a guest judge.

Hell on Wheels

S6 E10
Sep 1, 2015
The artists must paint custom designs for muscle cars, a morphing anatomical heart tattoo keeps the artists on their toes, and tattoo artist Rose Hardy is a guest judge.

Hail Mani

S6 E11
Sep 8, 2015
Virgin canvases sit for fingernail tattoos, the artists replicate fine art masterpieces in the Elimination Tattoo, and museum curator Carter Foster is a guest judge.

Slitting Throats

S6 E12
Sep 15, 2015
The contestants join forces with inspiring guest artists in the Flash Challenge, and a throat placement Elimination Tattoo throws the artists off their games.

Player's Choice

S6 E13
Sep 22, 2015
The artists test their technical application with realistic football designs in the Flash Challenge, and professional football players call the shots in the Elimination Tattoo.

Active Duty

S6 E14
Sep 29, 2015
The artists are tasked with designing art using nails, and military personnel bring their loved ones as they sit for portraits in a high-pressure Elimination Tattoo.

Go Big or Go Home

S6 E15
Oct 6, 2015
The remaining four artists must survive a tattoo marathon, and the contestants are given the chance to redo their previously botched tattoos to secure a spot in the finale.

Master vs. Apprentice Finale

S6 E16
Oct 13, 2015
Eliminated artists return to confront one another, and for the first time ever, the final three artists tattoo live for $100,000 and the title of Ink Master.