Maya Subdivision – Company-adapted Beginners Course

This is a beginners course for you who want to develop conceptual modeling in Maya.

Maya Subdivision – Company-adapted Beginners Course


In this course we will go through which tools you should use to develop a conceptual model. We will learn how polygon/subdivision modeling works and how to build models in a quick and stable way. The focus in this course is on product design.

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Course description

Target audience

The course is aimed at those who want to learn how to model in Maya. The course is designed so that you, regardless of industry, background or area of ​​use, will be able to satisfy you with the course.

Objective with Maya Subdivision beginners course

After completing the course, you should have the skills required to develop conceptual models.

The goal after completing the course is that you should be able to:

  • Know how Polygon / SubD works
  • Use the tools needed for concept modeling in Maya
  • Understand Topology (Triangles, Quads and Ngons)
  • Import sketches as background for modeling
  • Different common modeling methods
  • Create minor details (Detailing)
  • Create dividing lines
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Data Transfer


The exercises are pedagogically structured. The focus is on the right methodology for you to learn to model from the beginning with a focus on concept modeling.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in drawing technology is a requirement, which means that you must know what a drawing is and what it should look like.

Course material

We use course material that contains both theory and practical exercises. In some cases, we also supplement with our own examples and exercises.

Course content in Maya Subdivision beginners course

  • What is concept modeling? (compared to the film and game industry)
  • Interface and Setup
  • Basic Concepts
  • Edge Modeling
  • Box Modeling
  • Modeling an SUV from a Sketch
  • Automotive Detailing
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Data Transfer


  • Loan computer included
  • Lunch and coffee included
  • Cost for course material will be added (SEK 400)
  • Course duration: 2 days
  • Time: 09.00-16.00
  • Price applies excluding VAT

Interactive teacher-led distance education

Do you not have the opportunity to come to any of our offices? No problem! Through remote connection, you still get the opportunity to use the software on our powerful course computers and follow the exercises our course leaders go through.
We recommend that you have two screens and a headset to be able to get the best out of our distance education. Contact us for more information!

Company-adapted course

Do you want the course to be company-adapted? No problem, we can adapt the content to your needs, goals and challenges. Contact us for more information and a quote!

Do you have questions about the Maya Subdivision beginners course?

Contact our education manager for more information and requests on how the course should be designed and adapted to your company’s conditions.

Katarina Espeling
+4673-88 35 195