Has any one here attemped metamorphic art with Blender?

Looking through a book called "Masters of Desception"I came accross some interesting examples of Metamorphic art.
Such as the ones shown here:


Has any one ever attempted something like this in blender?


Man, that sure would be hard. Thinking about specularity, modelling, color, SSS, reflection, translucency, and transparency for one model can be hard. But then you would have to have to think about 10 objects ahead of time and think about how to put it togeather.