In an effort to complete more nature sketching, I decided to do a lot of little sketches instead of trying to sit outside for a few hours and do something really expansive (this is not possible for me anymore with a 1 year old). I turned my sketches into a hand drawn calendar for the upcoming year (flickr set: 2013 Pen Sketched Calendar).
Here are some samples, and you can see the rest on flickr:
Sedum. Pen and ink on 140 lb hotpress paper, apx 5 x 4 inches.
Chives and Dill. Pen and ink on 140 lb hotpress paper, apx 5 x 4 inches.
I spent about 10 minutes on each sketch and the subjects are various nature objects and vignettes from around my home in September and October. I now have the whole collection in my cubicle at work, which really brightens it up and brings a little bit of nature indoors. I have licensed it through Creative Commons with no restrictions, so you can print it off for yourself if you'd like.