Welcome to 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.

The World of Glimpse

“An insight into the spirit and beautiful mind of author-artist Ellen Palestrant and her stunningly original collector coffee table art book The World of Glimpse … the full frontal sensory barrage is unlike anything I’ve encountered outside of Walt Disney’s Fantasia – yet this is a book!”

Oliver X, Reno Tahoe Tonight Magazine

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Recent Articles

Think Green

If you take blue paint and yellow paint and you mix them, you get green paint. But if you take blue light and yellow light and mix them, you get white light. This is a shock to most people. James Turrell The light from the sun might appear white, but yet it really...

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Think Violet

Hear my song, Violetta, Hear my song beneath the Moon. Recorded by Josef Locke.   Violet, the color at the end of the visible spectrum of light, has long been associated with royalty, spirituality and majesty. Violets (Viola) are a genus of spring flowering...

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The whole thing – lit up – first in one place – then in another with flashes of lightning … I sat on the fence for a long time – just looking at the lightning. Georgia O’Keeffe   Powerful impressions often arise from nature and as Georgia O’Keeffe describes in...

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Within your imagination, gardens bloom:

About painting intuitively:

About the World of Glimpse:

The Beginning – A GLIMPSE:

About creativity:

Encouraging creativity: