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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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is low-detail video game character allowed? [closed]

I'm making a video game right now, i've made a woman figure, low detailed, no facial features. but they will be animated, moving, and i will add a simple voice to them. and the hair is EXPOSED, NOT ...
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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 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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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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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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Is drawing webcomics haram? [duplicate]

Assalamu alaikum everybody. I'm young women, who wants to draw a story in a comic form, especially in a digital form. I read lots of informations but i still have some doubts. So please can you give ...
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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 ...