Body powered tattoos, also known as stick and pokes, are permanent tattoos done only with body powered and not electrical energy. The elements used for this kind of tattoo are a needle, thread and ink. La Loba Loca was introduced to the art of Stick 'n Poking by fellow artist Suzy Hernandez, a self proclaimed " displaced-Xicana-fiber-artist" and founder of Needles and Threads, take a look at her work at yzushernandez.tumblr.com. Each piece takes considerably longer than conventional tattoos. La Loba Loca takes few clients and mostly friends and friends of friends.