Well, I doubt it was my first drawing, but it is the oldest one that I still have in my possession. The drawing, done on an unusual coated linen paper, is of the funeral of President John F. Kennedy. My mother kept the drawing for years and about five years ago gave me a bag of memorabilia which included the drawing.
I love the fact she kept it all these years and just this morning we were talking about another drawing I did as a kindergartener ( a year before this one). I remembered it was a circus ring with horses, but she thought is was of a skating rink. Regardless, the teacher never returned it and my mother still takes issue with that. The image below is the notation she placed on the back side of the drawing.
So, there it is. The beginning.