NotesIn a digital environment, textures often reproduce silver color far better than a static color. To see this, compare the silver palette and photo above.
|Overview: Silver Color|
|Definition||The color of highly reflective metals such as polished silver.|
|Limitations||Silver is highly reflective. This characteristic is not simulated by most digital display and printing technologies. As such, digital silver colors often look disappointingly grey. Silver is reproduced well by paint and pigments that contain a reflective material such as a metal.|
|Associations||Metals often have a silver color including silver, platinum, tin, steel and aluminum.Highly reflective surfaces such as mirrors.Silver is often used to represent aging and the elderly.A Christmas color that is commonly associated with other holidays and celebrations such as New Years Eve.The 25th anniversary of important events such as a 25th wedding anniversary or Silver Jubilee.Awards and metals are often made with silver or are decorated a silver color. For example, silver metals in the Olympics.Associated with black & white film and photography. For example, the silver screen is slang for historical black and white films.|