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A Sprite is a basic visual element that can be rendered with one of several frames stored in an Image; different frames can be shown to animate the Sprite. Several transforms such as flipping and rotation can also be applied to a Sprite to further vary its appearance. As with all Layer subclasses, a Sprite's location can be changed and it can also be made visible or invisible.