It’s one thing to serve punch from a handmade ceramic punch bowl, but throw a handmade ceramic ladle in there, and you’ve reached a whole new level of cool.


In today’s post, an excerpt from her DVD Integrating Form and Surface with Porcelain, Lorna Meaden shares her method for making a wheel-thrown and handbuilt ladle. She also shares her tips on how to fire such a piece. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.




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This clip was excerpted from Integrating Form and Surface with Porcelain, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore!

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Lorna’s signature watering can project is also featured on our new compilation DVD Getting Creative with Spouts and Handles, which is available as a DVD and a download.

Learn more about this great compilation!

You can also download individual projects from the video…

Learn more about Lorna’s Watering Can project!



 To learn more about Lorna Meaden or to see more images of her work, please visit


For fabulous forming techniques, be sure to download your free copy of Five Great Handbuilding Techniques: Variations on Classic Techniques for Making Contemporary Handbuilt Pottery.

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