Unleashing Your Creative Potential

THE WORLD OF GLIMPSE: Where art, literature and theater meet…


South African-born artist Ellen Palestrant’s ethereal, multi-dimensional paintings invite viewers into her dream-like worlds.

Explore Your Creativity

A Hunch… or a Glimpse… can lead to unexpected possibilities!


For a literary, humorous and visual treat, enter The World of Glimpse, a make-believe and theatrical world of contagious rhythms, luminous color and vibrant landscapes.

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The creativity zone for collaboration and performance.

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Feel free to explore new areas however expert you might be in what you presently do because “overspecialization … can have a deleterious effect on a person’s thinking. If areas of work are isolated and pigeonholed, they will lack connectivity. This can make an individual narrow and dull. It can also be a disservice to society because diverse subjects and professions nourish each other and naturally overlap. When people allow themselves only one designation, they cease to try other things as well.

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Entering freshly originated, unchartered areas appearing in my emerging paintings, leads me to discovering unexpected possibilities within the art that I am creating. First there is my abandonment to the doing and then comes the perceiving. I look and I see opportunities for me… to explore, develop and enhance and enchant. New possibilities keep manifesting, Figures appear – a person from another period in history or from another time, perhaps. I glimpse people, animals, unknown fantastical creatures. I find this process compelling and don’t want to stop because each time I look afresh, I see more … and then I do more.

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Within your imagination, gardens bloom:

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About the World of Glimpse:

The Beginning – A GLIMPSE:

About creativity:

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