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Is it permissible to have a picture without the eye visible?

I know that pictures are not allowed in homes. But somebody told me it is permissible to hang a picture if you cannot see the eyes of the being. Anybody knows if that is true? The specific picture in ...
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Are Christian images of Jesus sacrilege?

If Islam prohibits depicting prophets, and consider Jesus a prophet (although not the biggest one), are all these images of Jesus in Christian hands some kind of sacrilege?
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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 sinful if we develop a mental image of Allah when we talk about Him?

Islam instructs us not to give image to Allah in order to represent Him. Usually it's the case that when you you talk about someone or something you develop a mental image of him. Same could happen ...
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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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Is human spritesheets for game development allowed?

Assalamu'alaykum I Just want to ask, I am a stand alone indie game developer (programmer+designer+etc). I heard there are a lot of hadiths that told us not to draw animate being, and the problem is ...
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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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Is liking an image haraam?

My question is a hypothetical one. Consider this scenario: An artist draws an image of a cat, which looks very cute but does not look like any real cat exactly. Now that is haraam obviously. Now ...
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Are skulls / skull images haraam

Is it haraam to keep shapes of skulls in the house? My father doesn't like that my telephone looks like a skull. I want to know if there's any hadith or Qur'aan verse that speaks against this. I know ...
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In Islam is it allowed to have images of men on ecommerce's websites? [duplicate]

I am creating website from last two year with the non living images But now the market is changes, competition is high, and without good image my designs not sell because they not look good, I ...
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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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What kind of pictures in Islam are permissible? [duplicate]

I am well aware of recent events that have sparked controversy over drawing the Prophet Muhammad, (SAW). However, what is the general ruling on pictures and images in Islam? I am only aware of one ...