Nerikiri Art Certificate Course

  • 2 hours ⅹ 6 lesson
  • Course fee HKD $6,800
  • Ingredients, Tools, and Textbook HKD $3560
  • Certification Fee HKD $1500 (Certificate, free recipe for your own class x 3)
  • Annual Fee HKD $300 (01/10~30/09)

 You can get the Certificate in just 2 days!

“Japanese Nerikiri Art Certificate Course” lasts for 12 hours. In these 12 hours, students will learn about 40 types of Nerikiri Art techniques and make 17 works.

Wagashi has a history of more than 1,000 years and is a reflection of Japanese traditional culture. The captured four seasons are perfectly presented by those cute and modern ‘Nerikiri’ art. Under the influence of Japanese exquisiteness and sensibility, it has been passed down through a long history. Therefore Wagashi can be said to be the most representative of the Japanese spirit. It is the proudest pastry of the Japanese.

In these 6 lessons, you will gain the skills necessary to become a lecturer. This course will focus on the “nerikiri” which is one of wagashi. You will learn how to use various shaping tools to present Japanese’s colorful seasons and traditional culture.

This course is supervised by Mr.Naito Takayuki from Kineya, an old Japanese wagashi shop established in 1925. Mr. Naito said that Wagashi is full of Japanese culture and the wisdom left by predecessors. Hope everyone can enjoy the fun of making Wagashi and also spread the beauty and excellence of Wagashi with JSA.

【Lesson 1】『Spring Sakura stuffing』

Spring wilderness

You will learn:

  • The basic knowledge of wagashi
  • How to Colour
  • How to stuffing
  • How to make a wrapper
  • How to use triangle bar
  • External blooming technique &Skin folding method

【Lesson 2】『Summer plum stuffing』

water surface
Morning glory

You will learn:

  • How to use a round bar
  • How to use die casting
  • How to put a swirl
  • How to cut
  • How to twist gauze
  • How to gradually bloom.

【Lesson 3】『Autumn pumpkin stuffing』

Red leaf

You will learn:

  • How to make a cut
  • How to double stuffing
  • How to bloom internal and external
  • How to present the leaf veins
  • How to put the flower core
  • How to arrange triangle bar

【Lesson 4】『Winter Bean-paste stuffing』

Fuji mountain

You will learn

  • Gradient gauze twisting technique
  • Kneading technique
  • Two types of training and cutting combination

【Lesson 5】『Creation black sesame stuffing』

Four-leaf Clover

You will learn:

  • How to use scissors
  • How to make shapes using gauze torsion techniques
  • How to design a style
  • Challenge Western design style

【Lesson 6 】『Graduation works』

Combine the techniques learned in the first 5 lessons and create 2 original nerikiri.


  • Students should participate in all 6 lessons starting from lesson 1.
  • You will not get any refund after the start of the course (If you really need to change the date, please discuss with us!)
  • After passing the graduation exam, you need to register as a lecturer (Authorized registration fee $1,500 · annual fee $300) After registration you will receive a certification from Japan Salonaise Association in 4 weeks.
  • Every new instructor will receive 3 gift recipes for your own class use and a textbook manual.