On May 19, 2009, I joined deviantArt. It was such a monumental occasion - so significant, in fact, that I have absolutely no idea why I did so. As far as I can remember, I did almost nothing with the account until around August or September of 2012. I have vague recollections of attempting to make a new account, being informed that there was a preexisting account for that email, and then reluctantly sticking to the account name I'd made over three years prior. It was awful - it had numbers in it
My fascination with horse photomanipulations had begun with my membership, back in 2003-4-ish, on the no-longer-active horse sim, Ludus Equinus. For some reason, I was nostalgic and sought out sim games again, after nearly a decade without them, and sims brought me back to the manipulation world.
After those few weeks of art, I didn't revisit dA until my winter break. University's a bitch sometimes, y'kn