Dark Heart Tattoo

Crystal Lake's premier custom tattoo studio

Welcome to Dark Heart!
We are Crystal Lake's premier custom tattoo studio located at 448 W Terra Cotta Ave (176).
Unlike other shops who worry about getting you in and out of the door, we take pride in spending the necessary time on your individual custom design, leaving you with permanent body art you can be proud of.
We craft strictly custom individual designs for individuals. Our comfortable studio is the perfect creative environment for our talented artists to create a beautiful piece of custom body art for you!
Please call (815) 893 4655 to set up a consultation or to speak with one of our artists.

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Dark Heart Tattoo Studio is owned and operated by award winning artist Joe Beatty.  Joe started his career in 2005, and has been tattooing full time ever since. He has been working in the northern Illinois area for the last 8 years, opening Dark Heart in Crystal Lake, Illinois in 2014. This versatile artist specializes in neo-traditional, color, black and grey, portrait, American traditional, traditional Japanese, and color realism. He has been passionately drawing and painting since the age of 12 and is beyond qualified to design and apply your perfect tattoo! 

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