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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We pay tribute to the many committed individuals and institutions whose life’s work is the PRESERVATION of the BIODIVERSITY of our EARTH. Let us remember that decisions have footprints – our prints left behind for our children and all those to come. Let us be cognitive of our actions because we as individuals still have options: OUR EARTH: OUR CHOICE.

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The amount of electric impulses sent out by each brain cell during a seemingly small activity is quite unfathomable to me. All I know is that it is a LOT! As we create, the light bulbs of our minds are wonderfully illuminated. Trillions of brain cells are deployed to keep our ideas generating.

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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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