‘Ink Master: Turf Wars’: No Winner Crowned Due to Coronavirus; Fans React

by Jeremy Spirogis
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After a brutal double elimination in Ink Master: Tuf Wars (Season 13) Episode 15, viewers had been knowledgeable they’d not see the epic finale play out as manufacturing needed to shut right down to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Fans are upset in regards to the information and consider Ink Master mishandled it.

[SPOILER ALERT: This article comprises info revealed in Ink Master Season 13 Episode 15.]

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Anthony Michaels (backside L) and judges (high L-R) Oliver Peck, Dave Navarro and Chris Nunez converse onstage through the Return of the Masters competitors section of the Ink Master Season 10 Finale | Bryan Steffy

Double elimination in ‘Ink Master’ Season 13 Episode 15

For the primary problem of the day, the group collectively selected the type and object for everybody’s tattoo. Jimmy Snaz’s shade realism jellyfish acquired largely optimistic suggestions from the judges who felt like he hit the problem, however Bob Jones’ effective line black and gray life like lionfish received him Best Tattoo of the Day. Additionally, the Team West teammate earned the primary spot within the finale.

While the judges identified that Jerrel Larkins’ full-color Japanese horse-mounted archer regarded “unfinished” and thought Angel Rose’s shade realism evergreen forest had extra of a portray really feel, they finally determined to ship Kelly Severtson’s galaxy morphing girl face dwelling.

Then, Angel, Jerrel, and Jimmy confronted off in a 13-hour lengthy tattooing marathon. The contestants needed to create their very own flash sheet with 5 completely different designs that every one included the quantity 13. Additionally, every canvas had the chance to pick any of the artists’ conceptions.

While the canvases selected Angel’s tattoos probably the most, she accomplished the least as she received caught tattooing a time-consuming house canine a number of occasions. However, the judges loved her “pleasing” physique of the work probably the most, they usually chosen her as the following finalist.

They complemented Jerrel for his linework and finishing probably the most tattoos however famous his inconsistent shading and thought Jimmy had a number of dangerous outlines. Overall, the judges thought Jimmy put his “stamp and style” on each tattoo and eradicated Jerrel. 

‘Ink Master’ canceled the Season 13 finale attributable to coronavirus

The three finalists then needed to tattoo two 25-hour grasp canvases, a again and chest piece, as an alternative of the standard one. The contestants had been additionally assigned a six-hour thigh tattoo that they need to full on the stay finale.

Therefore, they must tattoo for 56 hours, which is probably the most required by any Ink Master finalist. Additionally, the contestants can solely select the type for one of many items as they need to tattoo the opposite strategies their opponents have picked for the remaining two tattoos, setting them up for 3 head-to-head battles.

Sticking to their sturdy factors, Jimmy selected American Traditional, Angel picked illustrative black and gray, and Bob went along with his specialty, Biomech. Unfortunately, followers is not going to get to see the epic finale play out as manufacturing shut it down attributable to governmental orders in place for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

At the top of the episode, a narrator knowledgeable the viewers that every one three finalists would obtain a money prize as a result of they had been unable to crown a winner. However, followers can see the contestant’s Master Canvas tattoos at 7 p.m. EST on their respective social media channels.

Fans react to the cancellation of ‘Ink Master’ Season 13

Several viewers had been upset they watched your entire season solely to not see a winner. Additionally, many didn’t perceive why the judges couldn’t crown someone remotely for the reason that finalists have accomplished their Master Canvases.

Others thought Ink Master could have postponed the finale as an alternative of canceled it as they had been trying ahead to seeing Jimmy’s outfit along with the Turf Wars champion.

Another consumer urged letting viewers vote for the winner as a number of followers have expressed they really feel canceling it’s unfair to themselves in addition to the artists. It’s not sure how a lot cash the finalists acquired and in the event that they’ll all seem in Inked Magazine because the winner often earns.

Still, followers are hoping extra questions are answered throughout a stay stream that includes the three contestants on the official Ink Master YouTube channel on April 15 at 7 p.m. EST.

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