How do you do swirls on a ceiling after drywalling?

My ceiling has swirls on it. It was done when teh house was built, and it in every room. I had a leak in the roof and a chunk of ceiling fell. The landlord called a guy to fix it and he just put up the drywall board and mudded it in, no swirls. Is this something I can do myself and at least look halfway decent. It... show more My ceiling has swirls on it. It was done when teh house was built, and it in every room. I had a leak in the roof and a chunk of ceiling fell. The landlord called a guy to fix it and he just put up the drywall board and mudded it in, no swirls. Is this something I can do myself and at least look halfway decent. It stands out so bad the way it is. I havent painted it yet.He said he is a decent drywaller (thats debatable) but cant do the fancy stuff. If I cant do it during the drywall phase is there some way to do it in the painting part? Help!!
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