You have to accept that the one of the most notable additions and dimensions that kirigami brings to paper art is the ability and wherewithal to add texture which may not be always possible in origami art. This has never been more obvious to us than we look at a kirigami fish, we can almost feel the way the scales will feel under our hands. And that makes all the difference to the details that you have added to the work of art.
This is also something that you will soon learn to enjoy when working on all kinds of kirigami art. We can tell you that any artist worth his or her salt will concur that being able to do art or crafts that have three dimensional effect is something that they have always longed for. Since the touch of kirigami provides this, we are sure artists or art lovers like you would be eager to master the techniques.