I posted this project a while ago in the Finished Work: 3D Animation category along with another project. I feel this one got overlooked, so I'm posting it again in the right category this time.
Aside from ideas on the lighting and animation, the advice I'm really looking for is how to present these textures nicely on a demo reel - i.e. a stylish way to show the UV maps.
The Protea Project:
Thanks for watching.