Italian artist Nicoletta Belletti developed a personal technique in which the medium has become a substantial and characterizing part of her paintings. She loves to paint natural scenes utilizing people, animals and flowers as subjects for her work. Her paintings often begin as a charcoal sketch with a hint of acrylic paint on wooden board. She then creates her final wonders by using an acrylic paste that is often applied with a trowel or spatula, and in some cases includes the addition of natural elements such as sand and stone. Her work is varied and has developed in several different artistic, technical, and practical directions. Belletti’s utilization of resins provides rich embellishment, deep depth of field, textural juxtaposition, and creative 3D overlays that add another style to her already individualistic repertoire.
Belletti has collaborated with the Centro Botanico Moutan in Viterbo, which keeps the world's greatest collection of Chinese Peonies. In Parma, she is the current chairwoman of the Art Group in Confartigianato APLA (an artisan business association). Belletti was asked to take part in the 2011 Venice Biennale with the work "My friends and I" promoted by the Italian Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition, curated by Vittorio Sgarbi. She currently resides in Parma, Italy.