SOLVED Instances not showing up in my game


I recently began a new gms2 project. I did the beginning stuff (made basic sprites, a player object, etc.) but when I went to run the game, nothing showed up. I made a game object to draw a gui and that worked fine (and removing that didn't fix anything), but the player doesn't appear. Using debug and other methods I confirmed that the object is in fact there, it just isn't appearing.
This all seemed to begin (though I can't confirm this) after I recently updated gamemaker 2. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.