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About the Author

Author Info

  An Austin, Texas local artist, Joan Cabarrus taught herself to sculpt while working as a geriatric/skilled nursing facility (SNF) nurse. She began sculpting in February 2018. This sparked something in Joan, and she soon realized a new purpose as an artist: creating customized sculptures for those grieving the loss of a pet. Now, Joan uses her talents to encourage creativity, resourcefulness, and compassion towards animals through her sculpting tutorials as other creative products. She founded JFCRN Limited Company and created a sculpting product line, Doggo Bake Animal Sculptures. ("JFCRN" is derived from her initials and pays tribute to her time helping others as a registered nurse.)

JFCRN started writing educational sculpting tutorial books for everyone. She loves to share her knowledge of creative sculpting as well as applying her photography and design skills to create beautiful works of authorship. 


Writing books is a way for her to encourage people to empower themselves to create. One thing that excites her is creating illustrations and photographs of the finished sculptures of the beloved pets that she created for her clients. Using real-life subjects in her books is what keeps her focused on writing. 

She struggled with a language barrier early in life but broke through and it no longer stops her from sharing her knowledge with the world. This experience has taught her to use the tools available to her and believes that professional editors are here to help achieve her goal. 

Joan self-publishes her current and future books. For now, she is focused on creating dog sculpting tutorial books but will later write about cats and other animals as well.  

You can visit Joan's websites at www.JFCRN.com