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

Most scholars have said that making images was permitted for the previous nations and is not permitted to us. This can be found in the Tafsirs of the related verse: يعملون له ما يشاء من محاريب ...
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Where exactly does the Quran or Hadith say that picture making is a sin?

According to many hadiths in Sahih Muslim, it is clearly forbidden, so it is haram. You can see them here. According to Quran, there is no mention about paint, painting or painters. You can search ...
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Is drawing or photographing people prohibited in Islam?

This is partial answer just addressing the first part of your question. I am aware that the prophets may not be depicted in art work This is the mainstream tradition of Islam; there is no direct ...
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Why is drawing animate objects haram?

It's considered haram (see e.g. IslamWeb) because of hadith such as the following: ... "The makers of these pictures will be punished on the Day of Resurrection and it will be said to them, '...
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What is the ruling for making images?

I answered most of this here: Why is drawing animate objects haram? There's not going to be "the" ruling, but a variety of rulings. Inspecting online fatawa for rulings, I found the ...
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Is drawing pictures in books prohibited?

Assalaamu alaikum warehmatullahi wabarakatuhu, In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful There seems to be two issues, but regarding your issue:- Abû Talhah relates that the ...
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How can sculpting/drawing be Haram when Isa (PBUH) sculpted a bird?

The key word in this verse is بإذن الله (by permission of Allah). Allah (ﷻ) gave him permission to sculpt it and then He Himself caused the clay bird to come to life. -- Does Allah (ﷻ) put life into ...
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Is it permissible to paint cityscapes and scenery?

According to the majority of the scholars, it is permissible to draw anything that is non-living and does not have a soul. لا بأس بتصوير الأشياء التي يصنعها البشر، كصورة المنزل والسيارة والسفينة ...
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Can I draw something with a 'soul' if it's for school?

In the name of God, the Most Merciful, the Most Kind. Answer: Your question: am I allowed to draw human organs or characteristics like a heart or talking? Yes, you can draw any unanimated things, ...
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Using vector Illustrations is haram?

The injunction is against idolatry; this, at the time of the Prophet (pbuh) was signified by carved idols. And hence the injunction against images. So long as the intention is not to worship the image ...
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Is it permissible to draw snowflakes?

FROM WHERE ON EARTH DID YOU DRAW THE CONCLUSION THAT SNOWFLAKES ARE RELATED TO CHRISTMAS ? EH ? MUNDANE ARROGANCE AND IGNORANCE! Say not that snowflakes are related to Christmas but Christmas is ...
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Drawing bots is prohibited or not?

Asamulikum, Humans make robots, so if we draw robots then it would be halal because we are not imitating the creation of Allah. Robots can also do good things. However, some robots are in the human ...
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Is digital art haram?

If it's animate beings than it's haram, whether it's digital art nor not. Even if your drawing/art doesn't contains nudity or idol worship it's still considered as haram. There are many hadiths for ...
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Is drawing haram? (Response to the view that it is permissible)?

Please note that Islam.SE is not for seeking judgement on which viewpoint is correct. The view that images are permitted (as long as they are not worshiped) has been held by some factions since ...
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Is it permissible to draw a tree and bird silhouette?

I feel like this is mostly answered by my answer to What is the ruling for making images? Basically, the ruling depends on which scholar you ask. Among several views, the most cautious view is that ...
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Drawing faces are forbidden, but I would like to know if I can draw parts of Human body?

Shirk is the: sin of practising idolatry or polytheism That is setting up partners to Allah. This does not have to take material form, but it may; it's for this reason that in Islam the human ...
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Drawing faces are forbidden, but I would like to know if I can draw parts of Human body?

IN THE NAME OF ALLAH Drawing faces is haram and forbidden, but I would like to know if I can draw parts? On the whole, “drawing the face is not impermissible”,“but making sculpture of human and ...
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Can i draw animation?

Today there are a number of Islamic illustrated books and animated cartoons on the market for children. Due to the prohibition of image making in Islamic Law, people have differing opinions about how ...
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Is drawing God allowed in Islam?

In Islam, the concept of God is that he is the Creator of all creations and nothing came before him. He is not human, man, creature or any other creation and so there is no physical image to draw him ...
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Is drawing an imagined person haram?

روي عن أبي هريرة قال : قال رسول الله { صلى الله عليه وسلم : أتاني جبريل ، فقال : أتيتك البارحة ، فلم يمنعني أن أكون دخلت إلا أنه كان على الباب تماثيل ، وكان في البيت ستر فيه تماثيل ، وكان في البيت كلب ...
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