Once the MUDding skills are acquired, the process of play becomes transparent.
With recessed lighting, you would have to do a drywall repair job complete with a new piece of drywall, tape, sanding and mudding.
Many people consider hiring a professional for hanging sheetrock as well as doing the sheetrock taping, mudding and painting, but by hanging your own sheetrock you could save a fortune off the labor costs of your project.
At the same time the side seams of drywall is tapered to allow for easier mudding.
However, by practicing patience and double-checking all of your measurements, you'll have your new wall up and ready for mudding in no time.