The portrait is a special thing. You have to show not only the appearance but also emotions, feelings and inner world. And not every artist can paint children. But Lithuanian painter Laimonas Šmergelis really can. His children world is amazing. It is full of bright feelings and emotions, hopes for future. Even little sorrow are so slight. Laimonas has born in 1972. He has organized 6 personal exhibitions. Now he is working as art teacher in a primary school as well as organizes art courses for disable people at Organization of Disable people in Utena. He has participated in group exhibitions (about 40 exhibitions). His portraits show his hopes and feelings.