Unleashing Your Creative Potential

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

Art

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!

Books/DVD

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.

Verseblurt Cafe

The creativity zone for collaboration and performance.

Recent Blog Posts

START CLIMBING MOUNT MOCKERY NOW!

Remember, even though you might at times slip and stumble along your creative pathway, you need never lose your grip. The completion of a creative journey, can be daunting but, if you focus on your goal and never forget why the idea had excited you in the first place, your ever-upward journey, however long it might take, will lead you, eventually, to the summit of your own creative potential. You just have to be there for the long haul.

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CREATING NEW WORDS: PRECISION OF DEPICTION

I find it useful, sometimes, to invent language in order to communicate with greater accuracy, the motivations, the emotions, the visualizations, sounds, actions, rhythms, atmosphere, and the characteristics of places, individuals and groups, I happen to be depicting. I don’t invent language simply for the sake of doing so. I create a word in order to be more precise. Sometimes, however, I create a new word simply because I enjoy the imagery it evokes and its intrinsic musicality – and also, the opportunity the word affords me to convey meaning with additional, rigorous fidelity.

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WHY NOT PAINT YOUR OWN WORLD OF COLOR?

Creativity comes from within – not from without. You may encounter difficult and sometimes, even terrible circumstances when your everyday world appears to have lost its luminosity. Even during extremely trying times, you can recover its luster, one glowing brushstroke here and then many dabs of glitter … everywhere. By creating positivity instead of negativity, you will lead a far more fulfilled life, contributing much to society and to the world – both alone – and together with other positive people, who, too, welcome new, exciting and intriguing ideas.

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About the World of Glimpse:

The Beginning – A GLIMPSE:

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About creativity:

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