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

A COMPELLING IDEA: THE SPIRIT OF THE SENSES

The Spirit of the Senses, the brain-child of Culture Impresarios, Thomas Houlon and Patty Barnes, is a one-of-a-kind organization exploring a vast range of ever-evolving ideas through informal gatherings – salons. Since its founding, now, almost 35 years later, Spirit of the Senses has been recognized as a Phoenix treasure and is widely known throughout the USA as a mobile meeting arena for cultural exchange: a Social Experience of Arts, Science and Culture for Curious Minds.

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CREATING SOLO: WRITING AND PAINTING

I like to produce solo, particularly when writing, because I can venture into whatever dwells in my mind – and without interruptions, capture my thoughts. I like to paint in solitude too, yet interruptions do not affect the energy of my creative flow as it unfolds on my canvases. I can pop in and out of my intuitive process, with ease.

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THE ART OF POSITIVE THINKING

It takes courage to hope and face the possibility of failure; without hope, nothing new is ever tried. A canvas starts as a blank when you begin to paint, and then with YOUR energy, abandon and optimism, your first brushstrokes lead to more – to much more – into a journey during which you might grope in the dark at times but in the end, you might discover your own creative color-stream. All you need to do is start with a tiny bubble of an idea, and then follow its unfolding potential.

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Recent Videos

Within your imagination, gardens bloom:

About painting intuitively:

About the World of Glimpse:

The Beginning – A GLIMPSE:

About creativity:

Encouraging creativity: