• Brick-by-Brick Animation: Highlights from the Summer of Sport

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you will know that the world has gone sporting mad! Check out these awesome animated reconstructions of the highlights from a certain global international sporting tournament that have been published on the Guardian website.

    You can watch Usain Bolt go for glory in the 100m, the Team GB men’s coxless four defend their title, the agonising drama of the weightlifting plus many more magic moments:

    Although they may look complicated, these animations use some very basic stop-motion techniques that you could try at home using Animate It! Brick characters are very easy to pose in different positions and are easy to keep in position between shots. Watch this video to find out more about the Brick-by-Brick animation process:

    You can watch the full set of highlights by visiting the Guardian website.

    Let us know what you think! If you’ve been inspired to make your own sporty animations, show them off by posting a link to your videos in the comments section below!