When I first got back in to the hobby 7 years ago, it was by painting a genestealer I found whilst looking for a cable for the tv. At the time, everything was piled in a small box room along with all the other stuff that just didn't fit in our tiny house. Some more digging found the rest of the squad and some paint. One year later I had this.
I played Tyranids for quite a while and just loved the hoard approach. The entire force is made up of .....
3 Hive Tyrants
3 Tyrant guard
6 Ripper swarms
Giving a grand total of 7000pts 'ish. Here's some close ups ...
And finally, here's the one and only model my wife has painted. She did it in an hour and it's her first time painting. Doesn't it gut you when the wife is a better painter than you and has no interest whatsoever in painting any more.