By definition artists are more creative than accountants and although they grasp reality, they have ideas that are original or reformulation of pre-existing ideas. Accountants are academic and they deal with businesses, outflows of cash, numbers and clients. Although both jobs are professional, accountants are more academic than artists. Accountants are more stable and artists are less stable but can revolutionise things. Accountants look at books, use spreadsheets and so on. Artists use a variety of instruments and material to project their ideas onto a medium. They may not popular in terms of who likes them, accountants are necessary for the functioning of the financial world.
Accountants do drink. They do get drunk. If they work in the city they drink champagne, probably. But artists may also indulge in more recreational drugs.
Artists are more likely to be extroverts and accountants are more likely to be introverts.