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Spring Comics Classes at Little Island

Posted by: Andrew on: February 16, 2015

Join us at Little Island for spring Comics Classes with Megan Kearney!

This session, we’ll have 6 weeks of classes, plus a double-class during March Break. You can join us just for the March Break class, or take the entire course.

Our instructor, Megan Kearney, will lead students through the steps of comics-creation, from character design to page layouts; they’ll learn techniques like pencilling and inking, and they’ll be introduced to screen tones and working with art markers.

The March Break Cover & Colour double-class will be on Monday, March 16th, from 1pm – 4pm. Students will create and colour a cover design, and will be supplied with Copic colour markers for this class (included in course fee).

Dates and Payment Info
Classes will be Monday nights, 5:00pm – 6:30pm, except for the March Break Cover & Colour class, which will be 1-4pm on Monday, March 16th.

  • The March Break Cover & Colour class (1pm – 4pm on March 16th) is $75.
  • The full set of classes (6 weeks plus the March Break double-class) will be $199 (tax incl.).

Spring session:
March 9: 5:00 – 6:30pm
March 16 *Special March Break Afternoon Double-Class!*: 1:00 – 4:00pm
March 23: 5:00 – 6:30pm
March 30: 5:00 – 6:30pm
(April 6: No Class!)
April 13: 5:00 – 6:30pm
April 20: 5:00 – 6:30pm
April 27: 5:00 – 6:30pm

Payment options include cash payment on the first day of classes or cheque made out to Megan Kearney. You can also pay by Visa, Mastercard or debit, but a 3% service charge will apply.

You can bring your favourite pencils and art supplies with you, or you can buy a kit from Megan with everything you need, on the first day of classes (approx. $35). Colour markers will be supplied for the Cover & Colour March Break class.

Age Range
The approximate age range for this set of classes will be 10-14 years of age, but we do accept younger students who have the interest and focus to follow (and enjoy!) the class. Please inquire if your kid is older, we may have spots available in an advance class.

Registration is open: you can call us at 416-535-9714 to sign up, or email <>.

Check out Megan’s work at: <>

We hope to see you there!

4 Responses to "Spring Comics Classes at Little Island"

I would like to order some comics for the library, can you help me with this?

Hi Betty. Our library services team just emailed you directly. Thanks for being in touch!

I was wondering whether a summer session might be offered.

Hi Lisa,

It’s very likely! We’ll post info up on the blog as soon as it’s confirmed. In the meanwhile, if you have specific questions feel free to email or call us!


-Andrew @ Little Island Comics

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What is Little Island Comics?

Little Island Comics is the world's only comic book shop just for kids! We carry the widest possible assortment of things that fall under the umbrella of comics and visual narrative for kids up to age 12.

We're located right next door to our parent shop The Beguiling Books & Art, at the top of Toronto's vibrant Kensington Market, making this a one-stop-shop for the whole family's graphic novel needs!

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Little Island Comics
323 College Street
Toronto, ON
M5T 1S2

416 533 9168

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