Available concept art of Winter Schnee shows her wearing the same outfit seen in her final design.
One piece shows her with different hairstyles, all of which feature long, curly bangs that cover her right eye and reach down to her chest. The first hairstyle has her hair down, the second has her hair in a bun, the third has a high ponytail and the fourth has a braid over her left shoulder.
- After Volume 3, Rooster Teeth changed animation software from Poser Pro 2013 to Autodesk Maya. With this change, the animation department also made all new models for RWBY.