I'm not even going to pretend I have the skills frankly.
But if you can imagine starfield fades and blends around the characters, perhaps something like this to make Option 3 better.
It should be possible to cover a pair of crew members, after Archer by himself on S1.
Avoid some of the Season 1 & 2 publicity shots we've seen recycled and photoshopped over and over.
When was Travis dressed like that?