OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Lisa Lampton Allen has always been an artist, but it was not until recent years that she decided to share her talent with the world, teaching others how to create her abstract works. Her methods are not only amusing but healing for many people and bring many back to County Britton.
Behind the doors at 911 West Britton, a world of creativity awaits.
“It can come and be like that. So that’s kind of fun, isn’t it? ‘ said Allen as she demonstrated her method on a canvas.
Allen, shares with the world her unique way of making art: by flying.
“So you go back and you can scrape as much as you want,” says Allen, using a trowel to scrape paint off the canvas.
“It’s easy to teach,” says Allen. “It’s so easy to clean up and you can’t break it. So I fell in love with the dagger and fly.”
They are blades of all sizes that you can find in a hardware store, but Allen and crew use them to create masterpieces.
“This is all abstract art, it’s so easy and fun to teach and everybody’s crazy about it, and it literally pulls in color and it’s just worth the fun,” says Allen. amazing”.
But for some, it’s not just fun, it’s also healing.
Jill Capri has been bringing her daughter, Chloe, to the set for many years.
“She is very creative. She’s so bright,” Capri said. “It was just an incomplete spinal cord injury. It’s called TM, transverse myelitis. It is very rare. And so art is something she can do and enjoy expressing herself, her creativity. “
Rumors of Hideoutart began to spread and more and more people began to return to Britton.
“It was like, if you built it, they would come and thank God they came,” says Allen.
Now, four years after capturing her dream, Lisa is making it permanent.
“I decided to go ahead and buy this building, and it felt right in every way,” says Allen.
Hideout Art is for appointment only. Persons of legal drinking age can carry alcohol and medical marijuana if they are cardholders.
https://kfor.com/news/local/its-just-shockingly-fun-how-an-oklahoma-woman-is-using-art-to-bring-people-back-to-the-britton-district/ ‘It was amazingly fun,’ how one Oklahoma woman is using art to bring people back to Britton County