To make sure I draw every day, I started sketching for at least 5 minutes before bed. It's been fabulous. So many good ideas (and not so good ones) find themselves to the page when you're half asleep. You should give it a try. Here's a little sample.
And last night, between the hours of 11pm and 3am, I doodled the two characters and thought it'd be a cute header for a calendar. So walla! It's in the hands of the printers so stay tuned for its debut online.