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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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How can sculpting/drawing be Haram when Isa (PBUH) sculpted a bird?

I would like to see a scholarly commentary or quote explaining why Isa (PBUH) is allowed to form things from clay (3:49) but Muslims are not allowed. Sculpting/forming out of clay is usually frowned ...
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Can I draw living creatures just for art?

Can I draw living creatures just for art? I was thinking about making a comic book. I am not trying to perfect or copy Allah's creation or anything.
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Where exactly does the Quran or Hadith say that picture making is a sin?

A brother said that he wants me to show him an exact statement from the Quran or Hadith that stated picture making is a sin, inshaa Allah. Until then, he said he will not believe that it is a sin. Is ...
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Why is drawing animate objects haram?

So I am a sketchist and frequently draw human portraits. I find solace in this as I am a very isolated person and have basically zero real friends. It is merely a hobby and it might even help me in ...
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Is it permissible to paint cityscapes and scenery?

I am a painter and i paint cityscape and scenery that does not have any living being in it such as people, animals or any other thing. I just paint sea, sky, buildings, flowers etc. With the intention ...
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Drawing faces are forbidden, but I would like to know if I can draw parts of Human body?

Assalaamu 'alaikum warehmatullahi wabarkatuhu, I have a question deriving in many small queries that I am doubtful of. I am well aware of the hadiths that Our beloved Prophet quoted about prohibiting ...
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Can I draw pictures if I cover them?

My dad used to say that I could draw people if I covered them. Is that true?
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Is drawing an imagined person haram?

I have been drawing for two years and got amazing results in that time. Even people I don't know compliment me, but is drawing a character that came from your mind haram? Ex: Paul Gilligan's "Poncho" ...
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Why does the Maliki school of thought condone drawings of animated beings? [closed]

It would really help if someone could answer this question who is very familiar with Maliki. I’m very confused regarding the permissibility of drawing animated objects, and Maliki’s perceptions ...
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What is the ruling for making images?

I have found out, this and I’m aware too of it: Ibn 'Abbas and Aisha reported that: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said: Whoever makes a picture will be punished by Allah till he puts life in it, and he ...
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Is drawing pictures in books prohibited?

I know that it is not allowed to put pictures of people, characters, etc. on walls, or any visible places, but, what about in notebooks or papers for fun?
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Drawing bots is prohibited or not?

I'm pretty sure drawing animate objects is prohibited in Islam but can you explain about drawing robots, since robots only resemble human features but are actually inanimate, is drawing them ...
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Is Drawing head separated from the body (No neck) Haram?

Salam I just wanna know that, is it haram to draw humans but the head is separated from the body like no neck, similar to the bathroom sign figure. Is this permissible?
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What can you draw in Islam [duplicate]

I sketch a lot until I found out that it is haram but I really enjoy sketching so what things can you you draw and can you draw any object as long as there is no soul to it and it is not living?
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I've been drawing human drawings for a long time, what should I do with them and how should I dispose of them?

I'm always drawing "humans" as a stress reliever and there are TONS of drawings that I made. I want to get rid of them but someone told me that just throwing them won't do any difference since they're ...
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Is it allowed to use utensils which have pictures of animals, birds or humans drawn on it?

I want to know that can I use a utensil which have pictures of animals, birds or humans drawn on it? If it is forbidden then why?
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Can I draw faces, portraits or humans [duplicate]

I recently learned that drawing or some drawing in a sin in islam. I would like to know what is okay and what isn't in drawing.
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I'm not suppose to draw, but I really want to; what do I do? [closed]

People have told me that I'm not allowed to draw humans or animals, so I have stopped, but I desperately want to draw; it's what I love to do. I tried to stay away from it, but it's just too hard. ...
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Is drawing partial bodies for fashion illustrations allowed?

For my fashion course I must draw animate beings such as the human figure to design garments and make my collections etc. However, I know that I am not allowed to draw them so would I be able to draw ...
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Digital art and drawing cartoons is prohibited in Islam? [duplicate]

i used to draw cartoons and faces when i was young but then i heard that its a sin and prohibited in Islam. Many people believe and say that drawing cartoon character or non living thing, or person ...
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Up to what extent is drawing living things permissible? [duplicate]

What is Islamic ruling on the drawing of the shape/body of an object? Is it true that the objects could be living objects with a soul as long as no face is drawn? Or in general, can we draw a living ...
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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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Can I draw something with a 'soul' if it's for school?

I had read an answer from another post which stated that I may not draw something with a 'soul' like a human. I have many school projects which require drawing a human or living thing. Also, am I ...
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Is it permissible to draw a tree and bird silhouette?

Is it permissible to draw this picture in Islam? I want to draw this image on my wall. There is no face in the picture.
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Is drawing God allowed in Islam?

Recently, Charlie Hebdo published an edition that had God carrying a kalashnikov on the cover, and a news organisation reportedly decided not to show the cover because it had an image of God (...
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Why drawing trees/nature allowed? [duplicate]

I know it's not allowed drawing human/animal.But I found no scholar saying drawing trees are not allowed.So why drawing trees are allowed?
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Ruling on drawing human beings?

Hello I am a 14 year old muslim girl.I know that drawing human or living things is haram but from one website I found out that drawing that do not have complete features are allowed, so I drew this. ...
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Is it haram to draw a eye, but no face or body

Salam, I have gotten into the habit of drawing eyes, and I don't know if it is permissable in Islam. Can someone please explain to me if it is allowed or no?
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Earn by making faceless cartoons

It is clear to me that earning by making cartoons is haram. (Source: Why is drawing animate objects haram?) But, can one make a living by making cartoons without the facial features? I've seen many ...
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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 allowed to draw a face with only eyes? [duplicate]

Assalamualaikum, I've been drawing for almost 3 years and recently I read somewhere that drawing humans isn't allowed. But I wanted to know if I draw a face with only eyes and I don't draw the nose or ...
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Do i have to burn all my animate paintings?

Assalamualikum, I recently learn drawing/ painting animate objects with with eyes , mouth and nose is haraam. I have decided to only paint landscape from now on. However I'm not sure what I should ...
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Is digital art haram?

Asalaamualaikum. I know there is a lot of debate about art and islam. When I heard art is haram I stopped drawing but it's made me really sad. I don't know what I can and cannot draw and it is very ...
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Is it permissible to draw snowflakes?

I know it is not permissible in Islam to draw animate. Snowflakes are not animate. But I am asking this question, snowflakes are related to Christmas. Is it permissible to draw any non-animate things ...
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Can i draw animation? [duplicate]

I learned from hadith you are not allowed to draw portraits. And hang them up. However what if you have drawings with eyes in a book?I don't draw realistic humans just anime or cartoons. Is it allowed?...
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What Islam teaches us in case of Animation and Dolls

What can be Islamic perspective in case of Animation. Again What is case of keeping teddy bear or dolls of acts and dogs or other small dolls in your house??
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Ruling on drawing a puppet

This might come across as a very silly question, but is it allowed if I draw a puppet? It is said that we are not allowed to draw beings with souls, puppets do not have souls. It is also said that we ...
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Is drawing non living things permissible in Islam? [duplicate]

A.A Is it drawing non living things permissible in Islam like tree,chair door or any other non living thing halal if we make money or having source of income from that.just like I do logo design and ...
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Is drawing someone’s face and body parts halal?

Is drawing someones face halal or drawing someones body halal for example abs , breast area and lower area.
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Is drawing part of an animal forbidden?

I have recently heard that drawing pictures of animals is forbidden in Islam. The logic behind it is that drawing implies people trying to compete with Allah and also may lead to shirk. But some say ...
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What happens if I draw animate beings unintentionally or not knowing in is a sin?

Assalammualaikum, brothers and sisters, So I used to draw living beings without knowing it is a bad thing in Islam. I wanted to know what to do with the drawings and any punishment/curse for doing ...
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Is it haram to make images of solar systems and rockets? [duplicate]

Like I'm talking about things like vector graphics for animations. Obviously, these will not resemble the real things (which are God's creations). Therefore, I was wondering, is it permissible to make ...
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Are depictions of the prophet PBUH forbidden Islamically? [duplicate]

I always thought this question was asked but can not seem to find it on the website. I would like the input/knowledge of people on their interruption of the ruling of Islam when it comes to drawing ...
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What does Islam say about drawing pictures of people or taking photos? [duplicate]

What does Islam say about drawing pictures of people or taking photos? In case it is prohibited, then I must mention that i cannot fly to mecca to perform umrah or hajj without there being a photo ...
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i drew lots of anime in my sketch book what should i do?

im kinda scared like i draw anime a lot and the Prophet (saw) said according to the saheeh hadeeth: “Every image maker will be in the Fire.” And he (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “...
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Drew animate things before knowing it is sin [duplicate]

Jazakallah khair i really appreciate this but im still confused is it haraam to have animal statues?
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Is drawing haram? (Response to the view that it is permissible)?

The view on the internet seems to be that it is impermissible but after asking students of knowledge I recieved this answer: "The mainstream view (that of the scholars of al-Azhar University) is ...