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Episode Info:       There is a love-hate relationship between reality shows and their viewers.  We all love to hate them and we all keep tuning back in.  Inkmaster is just one of those relationships.  Every season we have favorites and we have favorites we also call villains.  Season 6 has a full cast of personalities but early on it was obvious that St. Marq had surpassed the rest to take that narcissistic villain title.  If you haven't figured it out yet I love to cheer for the bad guy.  I want to see someone stir the pot and keep the pressure on the other contestants.  If the show doesn't have that element it will almost always fall flat. That said there is little doubt that Mr. "I am St. Fucking Marq, the Tattoo God" fullfilled that role to a T.  Now before I got in touch with St. Mark I had talked to several other cast members and they used words like; confident, brash, dick, talented, cocky, and a few hundred other synonyms.  The one thing that was consistent with every person I spoke to was a underlying respect for his skill and artistry.  Going through his shop website it's obvious he surrounds himself with skilled artists and they push World Famous New Breed Tattoo to continually strive for excellence. Like always I started out cyber-stalking my target by going to their website, facebook, instagram and in some cases even calling the shop.  I know, crazy right, it can't be that easy.  So here's a lesson for everyone.  If you see an artist on a show and you love their style then call them, leave a deposit and get that tattoo.  It really is just that easy.  These artists don't do a show like this and then just retire.  The continue to do tattoo's in their shops and at conventions around the country.  St. Marq for example loves conventions and could very easily be coming to a convention near you.  You can always search http://www.worldtattooevents.com/ to find the conventions close to you.  Following your favorite artist on social media and watching where they will be tattooing also increases your odds of getting inked by them. One of the most incredible tattoos this season belonged to St. Marq.  The tattoo was incredible and may have been my favorite challenge of any season.  The thick, angular lead lines actually appeared to have dimension and the glass had the erratically patternRead more »

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