Dark Love Ink is a tattoo studio by renown Canadian tattoo artist John Maxwell in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.


John is an amazing artist who has been drawing and working on becoming a great tattoo artist since he was a teenager.


John did his first apprenticeship in high school and has been working as a tattoo artist for more than 10 years.


John's main concern is seeing his clients walking away, happy with their new ink. He cares and truly listens to his clients.

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Who is John Maxwell?

John Maxwell is a renown Canadian Tattoo Artist with more than 10 years experience tattooing. John can tattoo any style and can also draw anything from scratch. His tattoo shop is located in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.


John is really a great guy & he is very professional. I was very happy with the final result & now my wife will be getting a tattoo from John too!Chris Madden
Super Happy with the work John did. He was recommended by El gringo and I wasn’t disappointed. Thanks man!Fred Ortiz
John is an extremely talented artist… Give him an idea & he’ll create something beyond your wildest dream! Highly recommended. I fly from Florida just to get work done by John now.Jason C. H.
Super stoked with tattoo from John! Go see him if you are in san juan del sur!FCG
Excellent freehand by John!!Tina F.
Really sweet dude, extremely personable and professional… He did great, quick work.Brandon K. T.
John is an amazing artist! Talented, patient and an awesome guy.Rob L.
My boyfriend & I both got tattoos… John was given full creative control & did an incredible work!! We are both completely stoked. Very clean & professional.Shayla C.
Love my tats, great vibes, skilled with the gun. I want more.India R.
John is an awesome dude who does good work… and couldn’t of been happier with my tattoo.Chris J. K.

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