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



Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint.Don MarquisSilver, gold, aluminum, copper, brass, bronze and chrome are just a few of the many metals that have been used in art.They have many qualities among which is that...

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I never wish to be easily defined. I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid and non-perceivable, more like a transparent, paradoxically iridescent creature rather than an actual person.Franz KafkaI like iridescent colors and therefore use...

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Think Blue

Think Blue

The deeper the blue becomes, the more strongly it calls man towards the infinite.Wassily KandinskyLight blues and dark blues – I like all blues - cerulean, sapphire, turquoise, lapis lazuli blue, indigo, ultramarine and aquamarine, blue skies, blue oceans, and the...

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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: