just playd a little bit with flash and fat with max and vray :)
Actually by replacing the texture\image you get a totally different look and feel + displacement and flex modifier for the displaced mesh (flex values are determined by the same texture)
Render time: 2-3 minutes per frame for 1280 res
Hope you'll like it :)
Houdini, Mantra PBR.
Each frame took me around 50min to render, and there is still some noise... I think it's coming from my reflection, but it might be my geometry, which was very thin at certain parts.
A frame in full HD :
Scene file (may not be clean as it should be...) :