Artificer? Here, I thought he would be a Bard of the Brush: weaving his melodies upon canvas instead of string. Granted, I also know nothing about current iteration of the 'Tifs. Think my knowing ended back in 2e .
Also, digital art has had implied air quotes for some years.
Huh. Ya know, this is one of the first non-line drawing representations that I have seen of ol' no-beak. It really would look that alien if one just chopped off a bird-mouth. Gotta love them nubby stub-feet, too.