Starting to to get acceptable results using Photoshop CC and using different masking color-substitution techniques.
Here I am using the Nacissus - the Shuttlecraft and lifeboat for the Weyland-Yutani commercial hauler USCSS Nostromo - used by Ripley and her cat to escape the stricken carrier.
I got the last seat in the movie theater on opening night, and have never been so frightened.I built the Halcyon 1/144 scale model and added it to a shot of the milky way from a couple of nights ago.
|Narcissus adrift - Alien - 624k|
A static view:
|Narcissus - Alien - 102k|
BiremeThe animation uses a fast bireme I built from wood a couple of years ago, set against a photograph of the North Queensland coast at Townsville (which I took from Magnetic Island).