"Is this AI?" - YES.
"Would it be the same without my human selection and artistic direction?" - NO.
Don't be scared of Artificial Intelligences, ask them to assist you in your creative process instead.
If Caravaggio painted the Concept Art for "The Thing".
AI + Andrea Chiampo + Caravaggio
Alien anatomy book:
species: A001-I-0012 // planet: unknown. *from a far away journey in the middle.