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    Question ID: 48980Country: India

    Title: Drawing and Painting pictures of non-living being

    Question: I am working as an artist. Is drawing and painting landscapes allowed? Secondly is drawing of animals & birds permissible? Thirdly is decoration home/office with sculptures permissible?

    Answer ID: 48980

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1440/1317/B=12/1434) (1) Yes, one may draw and paint landscapes that contain no picture of living being. (2) Drawing pictures of living being is haram in Islam. (3) Decorating home or office with sculptures is impermissible and haram. Muslims should avoid it.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India