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Is making images for game development prohibited in islam

Assalamu alaykum my brothers, I've been surfing the internet about if it's halal to draw such human images with facial expressions, but I don't know if some facial expressions such as 2 pixels ...
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Can I take art gcse?

Masha Allah I love art and drawing as my favourite hobby and drawing all kind of things (halal ofc). And I am getting a lot of comments from my teachers at school to take art for gcse and I am also ...
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Is It haram to sell 'islamic art'

I wrote the name of Allah (SWT) on a small canvas, without representing living beings, is it haram to sell such an object? It's just a black Canvas with Allah written on It in Gold
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Are handprints or art made by impressions also prohibited?

Assalamu alaykum. As an example, if someone put their face in clay and effectively made a sculpture of a face with his imprint, is that haram to do on purpose? Please provide hadith or other ...
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CAN I DRAW A SKULL?

I am wondering if drawing skeletons or skulls is prohibited in Islam? Since I've been told drawing things that contain human life, such as portraits, are prohibited. Although skulls don't have life ...
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Can we draw illustration of animal footprints, human skull ,beard and moustache?

I'm learning illustration and I'm very much concerned about what are the things that are permissible in art in Islam. I know that any illustration/drawing of a living creature is prohibited My main ...
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What Should I Do With My Old Drawings? [duplicate]

Even after hearing the ruling, I went with the opinion for a while that it was okay to draw people as long as you didn’t make their whole bodies, or as long as it wasn’t your intention. However, now I ...
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Designing textbooks

Asalam o alaikum Recently, I came to know that art is prohibited in islam. I am confused is it art or is it drawing?. Both are very different things. For instance designing something requires art and ...
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can I keep and post my art of human beings on social media if I made it in a time I didn't know it was haram?

I used to draw pictures of living souls, but when I found out it wasn't permissible I stoped. but I kept them and still post my art on social media. I want to know if I should keep them, destroy them ...
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Is it haram to replace human figures with sprites or beans in games?

I am game developer.. I want to make a game where I want a player figure.. but as it is haram to make human figures and animate them .. can I somehow replace those human figures with something not so ...
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Can I sell my art with living beings on it which I made in a time I didn't know it wasn't halal?

In the past, I used to draw a lot of Anime characters and living beings, but now, Alhamdulillah, I have stopped that because I know that it is not permissible. Can I sell my art with living beings on ...
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Is it permissible to draw as hobby?what about hanging pictures?

Assalamualaikum,I love to paint and draw.I want to earn money by painting.I know it's not allowed to draw animals,human,creatures with soul.But can I draw natural scenes or cities,flowers etc.as hobby?...
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Making game characters (based on real people in history) for an educational game; is it Halal?

I am a game artist. I make different types of characters for a game. Our team is willing to make a battleground game where gamers can learn about history by playing this game. If I make different ...
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Might my Muslim classmates be offended by nude art in a presentation? [closed]

I am giving a presentation in a language class, and have chosen the topic of French artist Henri Matisse. As part of the presentation I will be showing images of his paintings and drawings. Some of my ...
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Is therapy drawing allowed in Islam? [duplicate]

For many years throughout my childhood, I have used drawing as a way of release. Recently I found out drawing was unhalaal and out of the fear for Allah. I have not drawn a picture since. This is been ...
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Is it haram to make art to make a living?

Basically I'm a student and my lifestyle is too busy and lacking the transportation for a part-time regular job. I want to do something I'm good at, but from home. Where I can be my own 'boss' to make ...
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Is it allowed in Islam to take comic books art as a profession? [duplicate]

I am considering to take a BA in Fine Arts with an intention to become a comic book artist. What does Islam say regarding this profession? . N.B. Kindly, don't post Quranic verses (either English ...
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Was the Prophet known to engage in any artistic pursuits?

Many artistic pursuits have been declared haram according to some scholar somewhere, e.g., music, drawing. I'm wondering if there's any that would be established as halal, by being engaged in by the ...
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How can I determine whether or not a mobile phone background image is appropriate?

Just for fun, I like to have pretty and interesting pictures on my phone. Question: How can I determine whether or not a mobile phone background image is appropriate? As I learned from my earlier ...
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If statues are haram, why are there statues in Muslim-majority cities? [closed]

I'm in Tehran at the moment; when I walk down the street, I see many statues of animals and humans. For example, here's a photo I took of the inside of a shop in Tehran: This seems surprising, since ...
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Is art (of faces, eyes, etc.) halal in Islam? [duplicate]

I'm a Muslim, and I specifically like to draw as a hobby now and then. Recently, I read several comments and things here and there on the Internet saying that drawing faces or things with souls (like ...
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From the Salafi perspective, is the prohibition of depictions of humans and animals retrospective?

Daesh destroyed some artwork last year on the grounds that it depicted humans or animals, which isn't permitted by Islam. From the Salafi perspective, is the prohibition of depictions of humans and ...
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Is Figurative Representation Allowed in Islamic Art?

Why are there so few living beings portrayed in Islamic Art? Does it make a difference if it is secular or religious art work, human or animal figures? I am familiar with the Ottoman and Persian ...
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Why do mosques use geometric tessellations as decoration?

An argument for this; is that they cannot rely on representational art, as is done in Hindu & Christian tradition. It would be disobeying the Quranic command against idols. In, a positive sense, ...
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Is drawing or photographing people prohibited in Islam?

I am aware that the prophets may not be depicted in art works, but recently I've been told that people can't be drawn either. What are the specific Quran verses or hadiths that support this view? What ...
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