I recently completed the paintjob on our SpaceWhale bobblehead. The colour variants are simply a hue shift applied to the diffuse / albedo values, and a value / colour gradient on the emmissive mask / texture. So that level of customization may be available at some point in game.
I like all of them. They look really nice and scy fyiyii. He, nice work.
The blue one catched my eye first but I agree that the other two look more alien, which I prefer.
The tophat one is fun, as a different version though, I think. Some texture on the tophat would be appreciated . It takes the alien nature away a bit, makes it more fun . Really depends on what kind of “pilot” will sit in the craft and what he/she would prefer.