Candy(Kandy) is basically a concentrated dye mixed with an inter coat clear or a base paint binder for it's "transport fluid" to apply a colored layer(s) over a metallic base color. The metallic give's it the sparkle and depth making the color pop. Otherwise, it's just a transparent color coating.
Like painting with water color's when in school.If you just wet the brush and rub it in the paint lightly,you get a light shading of the actual color when you stroke the brush.It builds gradually and you keep applying consecutive coats to get the desired depth of color. Now you can richen up the concentrate and apply it at a deeper color,but you can easly over do it and have it too dark after just a few coats.
There is no "Silver" kandy so to speak. Kandy's all have some kind of color to them. That's their purpose in life is to add a vibrant color tone that has a transparent effect to it that is capable of being shaded in to the desired color and depth.
I guess Kosmoski saw a Candy apple at the fair and thought Hummmm????.