View By Subject

150 fatwas

  • Editing Appearance or Clothing of Video Game Images Date: 18-3-2020

    Salaam dear brother. Please can you explain to me what the ruling is if you are given a default character in a video game, but you want to edit their appearance or clothing. Does thins come under the heading of haram image making or imitating the creation of Allah. Please see the link so you understand what I am talking about https://youtu.be/U_fc2rPES_g .. More

  • Ruling on Image-Making Date: 3-3-2020

    Does image making put one outside the pale of Islam? I was told that we cannot pray for a muslim who has died if they are known to have made sculptures in this life. I was told that image making is the same as shirk even without worshiping the statue. the hadith used as evidence was “Whoever makes an image, Allaah will punish him until he breathes.. More

  • Erasing Someone Else’s Drawing Date: 6-11-2019

    If i erased someone else's drawing, do i need to pay for it?. If maybe the drawing can have value if the owner sell it. .. More

  • Videography for Living Beings Date: 23-7-2019

    Assalamu'alaikum, do you know whether sheikh shalih al fawzan permitted non live videography for beings with soul? Jazakallahi khairan. .. More

  • Images of Birds and Fish on Bed Sheets Date: 21-7-2019

    Do the image of birds, fish etc on bed sheet, floor mat may prevent angels from enterong our house? .. More

  • Drawing 3D Pictures of Humans and Animals Date: 17-3-2019

    Is it halal to draw 3D pictures of humans and animals if i draw the head but without nose,mouth or eyes? .. More

  • A Book with a Picture of an Unveiled Woman Date: 31-8-2018

    Salam. Is it permissible for a child who is 11 years old to show a book that has a cover of an unveiled woman that they like/love this book online? .. More

  • Drawing Portraits of Men Date: 2-8-2018

    Assalamu'alaykum. It is said by some scholars that women may look at men without desire. I personally enjoy arts as I have said in my previous question. Is admiration the same as desire? When I look at people (men or women) that has good looks, it makes me want to draw portraits of them (abiding with islamic rulings). I wasn't thinking about anything.. More

  • Pixel Art Date: 27-6-2018

    Assalamoalaikum, I'm a computer programmer and as well a game developer. I was planning to create my own mobile game that I might as well publish and sell. This game however, needs some digital drawings. I'm aware that drawing living creatures is forbidden, however does this applies to pixel art where characters have almost no details or complete body.. More

  • Producing Travel Videos Date: 26-6-2018

    I want to make a youtube channel for traveling videos like when i visit a country i will make videos of the nature, beaches ( obviously not any haraam scene ) , airlines food/seat etc. Is it permissible for me to make such videos and earn some money ? My travelling won't be just for fun/tourism but other purposes . but if anyone go there just for tourism.. More

  • Depicting Animate Objects Date: 16-5-2018

    Assalamu Alaikum,I work in online and run a business too. This is called print on demand (e-commerce). I have some clients who's store's designs are made by me.Sometimes I have to make designs which are image based,like cat,dog,human,horse etc. Some designs are for sneakers.I download image from internet and just place it for sneakers,socks ,tshirt.. More

  • Recording Videos That Show the ‘Awrah Date: 8-4-2018

    In Islam, does it permit a male a who is video recording himself at a gym that is not mixed of the opposite gender demonstrating certain exercises, while in the background there are males who are wearing shorts that are in the middle of the thigh or lower of the thigh and to upload them online for others to benefit from? .. More

  • Drawing other than humans and animals Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know from many sources that in drawing or painting, only making pictures of animals or man or any other creatures who have eyes, ears, legs, etc. is forbidden. However, I recently came across a hadith Qudsi which states: Allah said, “Who will be a bigger transgressor than the one who tries to create the like of my creatures. Let.. More

  • Drawing unicellular organisms Date: 1-1-2018

    In biology, we have to draw pictures of unicellular organisms like amoebae and others. Is this permissible? .. More

  • Drawing modestly dressed women Date: 26-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question. I am a girl who likes to draw, but I always make sure that my drawing is cut off (so that it would not be able to live by its own if it were real). Usually, I cut them off at the stomach or waist. Sometimes, I draw them without giving them a face. Sometimes, I only draw the body to design clothes. I want to ask.. More