Kathy Van Torne

Kathy Van Torne. Based in Austin, TX, US.

  • 3 awards won
  • 91 comments made
  • 277 votes cast

Awards

  • editor pick 3

About Kathy Van Torne

I am an artist living in Austin, Texas. I like to experiment and play when making art..

favorite artists

  • Fig and Cotton
  • ERAY
  • Blonde Ambition
  • Jessica Ellingsworth
  • Demi and Olive
  • Jennifer Rustgi

comments

Rebecca Rueth on Nov 19 2018
Rebecca Rueth
  • Minted Jun 19, 2016
  • 2172 Comments made
  • 48521 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, Thank you so much for the likes on so many of my submissions and providing feedback on my "Dance 'Til Dawn" photo in the A New Perspective Challenge! You have a great array of entries for the challenge! Good Luck and Best Wishes Always! - Rebecca

SARA SILL on Nov 17 2018
SARA SILL
  • Minted Jun 30, 2018
  • 46 Comments made
  • 48 Votes cast

Thank you for the like. I admire your images too!

Akweley Creative on Nov 16 2018
Akweley Creative
  • Minted Jul 27, 2017
  • 2 Awards
  • 379 Comments made
  • 2313 Votes cast

Thank you so much for checking out my piece, Ambiguity! All the best in this challenge!

Kara Aina on Nov 11 2018
Kara Aina
  • Minted Sep 24, 2018
  • 61 Comments made
  • 2077 Votes cast

Kathy, thank you for your like on my piece, I sincerely appreciate it. :) Best of luck with your lovely work. ~Kara

Me Amelia on Nov 10 2018
Me Amelia
  • Minted Jan 21, 2012
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Hi Kathy, Many thanks for your likes on my submissions it is so appreciated. I love your photographer's eye. Best wishes in the challenges.

Manuela BK on Nov 10 2018
Manuela BK
  • Minted Nov 24, 2017
  • 1 Award
  • 588 Comments made
  • 27462 Votes cast

Kathy, thanks for your like for Cheers II. I love the minimalist vibe of your work!

Amy Hall on Nov 09 2018
Amy Hall
  • Minted Nov 5, 2012
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  • 617 Comments made
  • 5380 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, Thank you for the like. Your photography is lovely. Best of luck!

Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa on Oct 06 2018
Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa
  • Minted Dec 14, 2011
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  • 21387 Votes cast

Kathy, Thanks so much for like! Best of luck in the challenge. ;-)

Akweley Creative on Oct 04 2018
Akweley Creative
  • Minted Jul 27, 2017
  • 2 Awards
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  • 2313 Votes cast

Kathy, thank you for checking out my work! Wish you all the best in this challenge!

Jennifer Holbrook on Oct 04 2018
Jennifer Holbrook
  • Minted May 7, 2017
  • 4 Awards
  • 1618 Comments made
  • 18053 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, thank you for your like on "Very Bear-y"! I appreciate your encouragement and support. Best Wishes.

Lucia Coppola on Oct 04 2018
Lucia Coppola
  • Minted Feb 8, 2016
  • 61 Comments made
  • 3552 Votes cast

Thank you Kathy for your like, best luck in the challenge!

amanda lawrence on Oct 04 2018
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
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  • 15687 Votes cast

Hi Kathy - thank you for all your support and best of luck in the challenge - best - Amanda

Jennifer Holbrook on Oct 04 2018
Jennifer Holbrook
  • Minted May 7, 2017
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  • 18053 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, thanks so much for your like on "Mom and Me"! Your photography is beautiful. All the best to you.

Hannah Lowe Corman on Oct 03 2018
Hannah Lowe Corman
  • Minted Jun 23, 2016
  • 278 Comments made
  • 1502 Votes cast

Hi Kathy! Thanks for liking my submission of "Delicate Pink Rose" :) I love your rose profile pic!! xo, Hannah

Michele Norris on Sep 26 2018
Michele Norris
  • Minted Mar 12, 2018
  • 139 Comments made
  • 7727 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, Thank you for the likes on my submissions! Your photography is beautiful! Best of luck - Michele

amanda lawrence on Aug 25 2018
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
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Hi Kathy - many thanks again for your likes and support - best wishes and good luck in these challenges - Amanda

amanda lawrence on Aug 24 2018
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
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Thank you so much for your like and support of "exploration" and good luck in the challenge - Amanda

Lisa Travis on Aug 23 2018
Lisa Travis
  • Minted May 1, 2009
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  • 9949 Votes cast

Kathy, thank you for liking my mural entry-your photos are quite lovely, best of luck-Lisa

Avila Arts on Feb 07 2018
Avila Arts
  • Minted Jan 17, 2017
  • 139 Comments made
  • 1194 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, thanks for "liking" my art in the Large Format Art Challenge. Really appreciate the encouragement. Your photos are beautiful! Keep on creating!

Lisa Travis on Jan 21 2018
Lisa Travis
  • Minted May 1, 2009
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  • 9949 Votes cast

Kathy, hi and thank you for the like on my entry “Osiris”. Much appreciated! -Lisa

Pat Foltz on Jan 18 2018
Pat Foltz
  • Minted Feb 18, 2016
  • 61 Comments made
  • 6203 Votes cast

Hi, Kathy, Thanks for the like on my photo, Tropical World. I'm crazy about your New Orleans and Wheat field shots! Best of luck in the challenge.

Neeta Sawhney on Jan 16 2018
Neeta Sawhney
  • Minted Dec 4, 2011
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thanks for such a beautiful comment about the submission daydream it meals a lot

Amy Hall on Jan 14 2018
Amy Hall
  • Minted Nov 5, 2012
  • 13 Awards
  • 617 Comments made
  • 5380 Votes cast

Thank you for the likes! Best of luck with your submissions.

Adriana Mannion on Jan 13 2018
Adriana Mannion
  • Minted Oct 15, 2017
  • 95 Comments made
  • 1306 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, it’s me again. Thank you for the like on my submission “Say Cheese.” Did you see the giraffe smiling at you?

ruth allen on Jan 12 2018
ruth allen
  • Minted May 8, 2017
  • 40 Comments made
  • 3165 Votes cast

Thanks so much for the support, Kathy! I'm happy you liked my submission, 'rectification'. Best of luck!

Lee Dunnie on Jan 11 2018
Lee Dunnie
  • Minted Dec 31, 2017
  • 98 Comments made
  • 1294 Votes cast

Appreciate the Likes Kathy! Good Luck!

Adriana Mannion on Jan 09 2018
Adriana Mannion
  • Minted Oct 15, 2017
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  • 1306 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, thank you for the like on my submission “Stillness.” Good luck to you in the challenge.

Mareike von Engelbrechten on Jan 09 2018
Mareike von Engelbrechten
  • Minted Aug 30, 2015
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  • 2516 Votes cast

Thanks for the like on my submission, The first Snow

ruth allen on Jan 08 2018
ruth allen
  • Minted May 8, 2017
  • 40 Comments made
  • 3165 Votes cast

Kathy! Thanks so much for the like on my submission, 'there ought to be magnolia flowers'. I am so excited to be participating!! x

Brad Rhodes on Jan 08 2018
Brad Rhodes
  • Minted Sep 18, 2017
  • 1 Award
  • 27 Comments made
  • 155 Votes cast

Thanks for the comment on my 'wood stones'. I see we share some similar interests in the banded landscape. You've got some beautifully rich color in your work. I look forward to seeing more in the future.

Sarah Luna on Jul 31 2017
Sarah Luna
  • Minted Dec 26, 2012
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  • 5193 Votes cast

Thanks for liking my work Kathy - I really appreciate your encouragement! Love the way you are experimenting with your photography - best of luck to you in the challenge... :)

Jennifer Holbrook on Jul 29 2017
Jennifer Holbrook
  • Minted May 7, 2017
  • 4 Awards
  • 1618 Comments made
  • 18053 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, thank you for your like on my "Look at the Stars" polar bear design! I love your photos.

Tracy Ann on Jul 29 2017
Tracy Ann
  • Minted Apr 12, 2015
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  • 2868 Votes cast

thank you, Kathy!

Alison Jerry Designs on Jul 27 2017
Alison Jerry Designs
  • Minted Jun 1, 2014
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  • 2883 Votes cast

Hello Kathy! Thanks for the likes on my new work for the PB challenge! All the best with your wonderful photos! Alison

Sonya Schwartz on Jul 25 2017
Sonya Schwartz
  • Minted Feb 13, 2016
  • 41 Comments made
  • 559 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, thank you for your nice comments on Spring's Romance. Really appreciate it...put a smile on my face. Thank you again. Sonya

Bethania Lima on Feb 15 2017
Bethania Lima
  • Minted Jun 24, 2012
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  • 1987 Comments made
  • 13114 Votes cast

Hi Kathy. Thank you for the like on "Layers of blues". Best of luck with the challenge too!

Corinne Aelbers on Feb 12 2017
Corinne Aelbers
  • Minted Jan 1, 2016
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  • 866 Comments made
  • 3209 Votes cast

Kathy, thank you for you like of my eagle feather submission in the West Elm challenge. Best of luck with all your entries in 2017. - Corinne

Lisa Travis on Feb 12 2017
Lisa Travis
  • Minted May 1, 2009
  • 9 Awards
  • 650 Comments made
  • 9949 Votes cast

Kathy, thank you so much for the like on my WE entry "Fairytale". Best of luck in the challenge!

Karena Anderson on Feb 11 2017
Karena Anderson
  • Minted Dec 2, 2008
  • 1 Award
  • 32 Comments made
  • 12289 Votes cast

Hi Kathy - Thanks so much for liking my card designs! I really appreciate the support. Your work is beautiful, and I especially love the sand patterns and ocean pieces. Good luck to you! - Rennie

Neeta Sawhney on Feb 06 2017
Neeta Sawhney
  • Minted Dec 4, 2011
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  • 17235 Votes cast

thanks so much for the like all the best to you as well.

Me Amelia on Feb 05 2017
Me Amelia
  • Minted Jan 21, 2012
  • 8 Awards
  • 978 Comments made
  • 38290 Votes cast

Thank you Kathy for the like on my submission to WE challenge, I so appreciate it. Love the Joshua Tree series. Best in the challenge.

Elisabeth Larson on Feb 03 2017
Elisabeth Larson
  • Minted Nov 2, 2016
  • 3 Awards
  • 56 Comments made
  • 72 Votes cast

Thank you for liking my work "succulent in black pot". It means a lot to me! Am new to the community-- is very encouraging. Enjoy seeing your work--look forward to seeing more ;)

Courtney Crane on Feb 02 2017
Courtney Crane
  • Minted Dec 12, 2014
  • 11 Awards
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  • 50702 Votes cast

Hi Kathy! Thank you for the like on Rising. Good luck in the MWE challenge! Courtney

Robert Deem on Feb 02 2017
Robert Deem
  • Minted Feb 3, 2016
  • 4 Awards
  • 1135 Comments made
  • 31771 Votes cast

Thank you very much Kathy for liking "First Pears" it means a lot! Best of luck to you in the WE5 challenge with your beautiful entries! -Robert

Shannon Christensen on Feb 01 2017
Shannon Christensen
  • Minted Mar 23, 2016
  • 4 Comments made
  • 8 Votes cast

I'm glad you liked my drawings Kathy. It's very encouraging.

Julia Starr on Feb 01 2017
Julia Starr
  • Minted Apr 24, 2015
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  • 2131 Votes cast

Kathy, thank you for the like on my submission Tropical Top Knot! I really like your photographs! :)

Shannon on Feb 01 2017
Shannon
  • Minted May 20, 2013
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  • 16252 Votes cast

Hi Kathy! I just love your water shots for this challenge – especially "water reflections on the sea shore" – I feel like I just want to sit down in that spot for about an hour and take it all in! I really appreciate the likes, thanks and best of luck :)

Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa on Sep 08 2016
Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa
  • Minted Dec 14, 2011
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  • 21387 Votes cast

Cathy, thanks a bunch for the "likes". Best of luck in this challenge! ;-)

Benita Crandall on Aug 10 2016
Benita Crandall
  • Minted Jan 7, 2016
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  • 11698 Votes cast

Thanks Kathy for the kind feedback, I am so glad you liked the design!:-)

Celia Maria on Aug 10 2016
Celia Maria
  • Minted May 30, 2014
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  • 3858 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, thank you for the like on my "peacefulness" letterpress card. Your photographs are beautiful! Best wishes in the challenge.

Benita Crandall on Aug 10 2016
Benita Crandall
  • Minted Jan 7, 2016
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  • 11698 Votes cast

Kathy, Thank you so much for the like! You have some very pretty photographs!

Field and Sky on Jul 24 2016
Field and Sky
  • Minted Aug 18, 2015
  • 6 Awards
  • 180 Comments made
  • 3564 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, thanks for your like on my "Expanse". Your photos are beautiful! Best wishes in the challenge!

Retroactive Studios on Jul 24 2016
Retroactive Studios
  • Minted Jul 21, 2016
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Dear Kathy! Thanks for the like on my design. It's much appreciated. Your photos are awesome. Good luck!

frances on Jul 24 2016
frances
  • Minted Nov 28, 2013
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  • 43595 Votes cast

Hi Kathy! Thank you so much for the like for In the Forest! Good luck in the challenge. Your photos are inspiring!

Debbie Fieno on Jul 23 2016
Debbie Fieno
  • Minted Aug 10, 2014
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  • 474 Votes cast

Thanks for the like on my photo Kathy. You have some beautiful photography. Best of luck with your challenges.

Robert Deem on Jul 22 2016
Robert Deem
  • Minted Feb 3, 2016
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Thank you very much Kathy for your recent "likes" of my S&P challenge entries, they mean a lot! Now we wait... I hope you do well, best of luck!

Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa on Jul 20 2016
Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa
  • Minted Dec 14, 2011
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  • 21387 Votes cast

Thanks a bunch for the "like" Kathy. Love your work! ;-)

Nathan Peck on Jul 19 2016
Nathan Peck
  • Minted Jan 24, 2016
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  • 55 Comments made
  • 281 Votes cast

Thanks so much for the Like Kathy! Your work is beautiful...especially the bluebonnets. I'm a former Texan! Good luck with everything!

Courtney Crane on Jul 19 2016
Courtney Crane
  • Minted Dec 12, 2014
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  • 50702 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, Thank you for the like on Tropical Color. You have some beautiful submissions! Good luck!

Shannon on Jul 18 2016
Shannon
  • Minted May 20, 2013
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  • 16252 Votes cast

I really appreciate the like Kathy :) You have some beautiful images in this challenge – best of luck!

Nathan Peck on Jul 08 2016
Nathan Peck
  • Minted Jan 24, 2016
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  • 281 Votes cast

thanks so much for the Like Kathy! good luck with all of your work! :)

Bethania Lima on Jun 28 2016
Bethania Lima
  • Minted Jun 24, 2012
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  • 1987 Comments made
  • 13114 Votes cast

Kathy, thank you for the like on Clor Story 1, submitted to Spaces and Placs challenge. Good luck with your submissions too!

Shannon on Jun 27 2016
Shannon
  • Minted May 20, 2013
  • 19 Awards
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  • 16252 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, thanks so much for the likes on my crop circle submissions – I've lived in the mountains for a long time now, but growing up I spent A LOT of time in farm country. There is a definite beauty to be found in the prairies, and I think you really captured it with your photography!

AreekaDesigns on Feb 25 2016
AreekaDesigns
  • Minted Dec 15, 2012
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  • 67 Comments made
  • 1051 Votes cast

Thank you Kathy for liked my "crystallize tulip" design. Good luck for your design challenge.

Oana Prints on Feb 25 2016
Oana Prints
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  • 1183 Votes cast

Thanks so much for your likes, Kathy! ^_^ Really love your tulip photos

Bethania Lima on Feb 19 2016
Bethania Lima
  • Minted Jun 24, 2012
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  • 13114 Votes cast

Hi, Kathy. Thank you for the likes on "ocean abundance" and "Sorry if it bothers you". Very much appreciated. All the best!

Emine Ortega on Feb 19 2016
Emine Ortega
  • Minted Jan 28, 2014
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  • 1222 Votes cast

Hi Kathy, thank you so much for all your likes. Good luck to you!

Bethania Lima on Jan 31 2016
Bethania Lima
  • Minted Jun 24, 2012
  • 33 Awards
  • 1987 Comments made
  • 13114 Votes cast

Hi, Kathy. Thank you very much for the likes on "Touch of celeste" and "Experimental". Best of luck on the challenges!

Joecel Grace D. Codera on Jan 31 2016
Joecel Grace D. Codera
  • Minted Oct 21, 2014
  • 154 Comments made
  • 225 Votes cast

Hi there Kathy! Thank you for expressing your comment on my strobes photo! Glad you like it! Anyways, I'm loving all your photographs! It's so great! :)

Bethania Lima on Jan 29 2016
Bethania Lima
  • Minted Jun 24, 2012
  • 33 Awards
  • 1987 Comments made
  • 13114 Votes cast

Thank you for the like on "Intensity", Kathy. You have amazing pics on this challenge. Best of luck to you too!

Sarah Luna on Jan 17 2016
Sarah Luna
  • Minted Dec 26, 2012
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  • 5193 Votes cast

Kathy, thank you for your likes on my submissions - I really appreciate your support! Love your figure drawings - so expressive. Great to connect with you (fellow Austinite!!) and best of luck in the challenge!

Emine Ortega on Jan 16 2016
Emine Ortega
  • Minted Jan 28, 2014
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  • 1222 Votes cast

Thank you for the recent like of my "Vintage Garden" sketch! : )