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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Think Emerald

Think Emerald

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere. -Albert Schweitzer I love green and use its various hues quite frequently in my paintings. Green features at times in my writings, too, and certainly in my perceptions. I feel awed by the diversity of how the...

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The mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir Mountains call to us in different ways: We might want to climb them, write about them, photograph or film them or simply contemplate their majesty, cragginess and the changing hues as the hours pass. We might also be...

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There is a wide, yawning black infinity. In every direction, the extension is endless; the sensation of depth is overwhelming. And the darkness is immortal. Where light exists, it is pure, blazing, fierce; but light exists almost nowhere, and the blackness itself is...

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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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