Yea, I am planning on making a tutorial about actually improving your work as opposed to following my steps. Following steps in a tutorial is no substitute for years and years of studying and understanding light and form. Hopefully I can start on that soon !
That's some impressive lighting on the Bulldog and the engravings on their armor! I really like those little bright dots that imply tears and blood running down their face, which helps strengthen the pained expression you painted on them.